The Department of Information, Library, and Research Sciences boasts the #8 Best School Library Media Specialty Area (#1 in North Carolina) and #23 Best Master’s of Library and Information Science Program (#2 in North Carolina) as rated by U.S. News & World Report.

From the undergraduate to the master’s level, the programs in the Department of Information, Library, and Research Sciences (ILRS) stand among the very best in the nation. The successes of our students and the passion with which they speak about their experience is a testament to the quality and impact of our programs.

value driven

We are committed to the power of Information, Diversity, Engagement, Access, and Libraries – creating a space for all to explore, connect, and engage with key library and information issues and leadership. Our accessible and knowledgeable faculty are available to advise you through each step of the educational process.

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Through the Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS), we offer valuable research and evaluation support while also supporting a comprehensive internship matching program for our graduate students seeking practical experience in assessment, program evaluation, or research methodology. 

Committed to the Success of our Students

Fulfilling a desire from our undergraduate students for further tools to help them be successful, the Academic Support Hub provides additional supports for School of Education students by offering tutoring services in a variety of areas. Students can obtain extra assistance in ASL, Math 112, CSC 120, and in preparing for Praxis exams.

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A variety of financial aid is available to our students, including scholarships based on academic merit and financial need. We invite you to explore the many scholarship and funding opportunities offered in the School of Education.

DEPARTMENT OF Information, Library, and Research Sciences (ILRS)


School of Education Building, Room 446

Mailing Address:
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402