Library & Information Science (LIS)

Are you good with technology and even better working with people? Energized by challenge and willing to take risks? Unafraid to dig into the latest information technology and explore what it can do?  

Join the UNC Greensboro Department of Library and Information Science (LIS), where we are blending coursework from library and information science, computer science, geography, information systems, and education research methodology, to prepare students to work in a variety of ever emerging fields.  

Our Department seeks to reach people virtually through a broad array of emerging information technologies and social media. Equal access for all, intellectual freedom, and a deep commitment to service are library and information professionals’ enduring values. 

Currently, the LIS Department offers degrees in the following academic program areas:  

The Department of Library and Information Science (LIS) at UNC Greensboro is committed to innovative approaches to their mission look forward; not just to what is feasible today, but what will be possible tomorrow. 

LIS News Feed

  • New Academic Support Hub to Provide Services to SOE Students
    Undergraduate students in the UNC Greensboro School of Education can now take advantage of new support services thanks to the launch of the SOE Academic Support Hub. The center is the combined work of the SOE Office of Student Success, Michel Family Teaching Resources Center, Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, Department of Specialized Education Services, and Department of Library and Information Science.
  • Abstract to Actual: ITI Program Empowers Transformation of Ideas Into Reality
    An 8 year-old girl maneuvers a plastic knight that is almost as tall as she is. Scooting it diagonally across a giant black and white checkerboard, she completes her chess move with a smile. In another room, an instructor leads a yoga class for seniors. On the event board, a poster informs visitors that a cooking class will be held on an upcoming weekend.
  • Graduates Find Unique Careers With Information Science
    One of UNCG’s newest undergraduate degree programs is the Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS). Offered at only one other North Carolina public university, the program’s multidisciplinary curriculum prepares students to organize and analyze complex data, making it accessible for decision-making.