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Dalhousie University School of Library and Information Studies

By Norman Horrocks

Notable Events

1969
School of Library Service was created and was located administratively in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
1971
The first Master of Library Service (MLS) degree was awarded.
1973
MLS program was accredited by the American Library Association retroactive to 1971.
1975
The school became affiliated with the newly formed Faculty of Administrative Studies.
1984
The Faculty of Administrative Studies was superseded by the Faculty of Management Studies (later known as the  Faculty of Management).
1985-87
The School implemented its revised curriculum.
1986
Change of name to School of Library and Information Studies and of degree to Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS).
1987
First MLIS degree was awarded.
1991Joint MLIS/LLB degree program was offered.
1998Joint MLIS/MPA and MLIS/MBA degree programs offered.
1998MLIS program reaccredited by American Library Association.  Next visit scheduled for 2005.
2001 Joint MLIS/MPA and MLIS/MBA degree programs offered.

Directors

1969 - 1970Louis G. Vagianos
1970 - February 1972
J. Clement Harrison
March 1972 - 1986
Norman Horrocks
1986 - 1994
Mary Dykstra (Lynch)
1994 - 1995
Louis G. Vagianos
1995 - 2002
Bertrum H. MacDonald
2003 -
Fiona A. Black

URL: www.mgmt.dal.ca/slis

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