LIS School Library Specialization Among Top Ten in U.S. News and World Report

May 2, 2009 on 9:22 pm | In Congratulations |

The LIS school library media specialization has been recognized as among the top ten programs in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report in its “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2010.” This is the third consecutive year that the specialization has made the listing.


“We are deeply pleased to receive this recognition from our peers. This is terrific testimony to the LIS faculty, who have built a rigorous and nationally respected graduate curriculum, and to the LIS students, who are emerging leaders in the school library field,” said Violet H. Harada, Professor and Associate Program Chair of the Library and Information Science Program. Harada also coordinates the school library media specialization.


U.S. News and World Report analyzes more than 12,000 different graduate program areas for this special report. Rankings are based on expert opinions regarding program quality and statistical indicators that measure the quality of the faculty, research, and students.

For more information on the U.S News and World Report rankings of America’s Best Graduate Schools, visit

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