We’re glad you’re here.

The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is a top-ranked program for library, information and book arts education. SLIS aims to develop creative and critical thinkers and leaders for the information world through a supportive teaching and learning environment, collaborative research and community engagement.

Located at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, our verdant, historic campus is situated on the banks of the mighty Black Warrior River. Whether you’re looking to study on campus, earn your degree by distance or connect with us through our alumni association, we’re happy you found us!

History & Mission

Learn about the history of SLIS and what guides our decision making.

Faculty & Staff

Want to learn more about our faculty and staff? Search our college-wide directory.


Our faculty are innovators and award-winning researchers in their field.


Contact Us

Whether you’re considering one of our programs, looking to partner with our world-renowned faculty, or simply want to know more about what we do at the School of Library and Information Studies, we’re happy to schedule a time to meet with you virtually or in person. Fill out our online contact form and we’ll be in touch soon.