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Message from the Associate Dean and Director

Jodi HowardWelcome to Palmer School

Welcome to the Palmer School! We are excited that you have joined us to explore the world of information by working on a Masters; degree in Library and information Science or a Ph.D. in Information Studies. The focus of both programs is information whether it is helping others find, evaluate, and synthesize information or it is creating new knowledge through the research process. Regardless of how you work with information, you will become an information professional through the required courses and the elective classes you choose to complete your degree. You may want to focus on a career in a traditional library setting working as in a public, school or academic library. Or you may choose to enter the digital world leaning how to manage, preserve, and archive artifacts and other information sources. The choices are many. Our goal here at the Palmer School is to prepare you to become an educated leader in the information world.

Hang on—the ride is exciting, stimulating and challenging. We are excited about helping you travel down the path you have chosen.

Cordially,

Jody Howard, Associate Dean and Director
Palmer School of Library and Information Science
jody.howard@liu.edu