WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

By completing a bachelor’s degree in library informatics a student will be prepared to work in the expanding career fields of information evaluation and management. Professional positions are available in a wide variety of settings: libraries, corporate information centers, research divisions, government agencies, public service institutions, and more. Courses in this program focus on three broad areas of expertise for information specialists: Organizing information, Accessing information, and Assessing information.

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Career Paths

The Library and Information Science field requires information to be managed and used effectively in all of its many forms and functions. The Library Informatics degree provides students with the desired skills of organizing information, accessing information, and assessing information in positions such as: Library Paraprofessional, Information Services Manager, Online Researcher, and Online Content Editor.


 

Program Contact Information

Lynn Warner
Library Informatics Advisor-Recruiter/Lecturer

859-572-6142
warnerl3@nku.edu

CAREER QUALIFICATIONS OF AN NKU BSLI GRADUATE

  • Equipped with a multi-disciplinary approach to information and its relationship to technology and the community.
  • A specialist in conducting research utilizing cutting edge electronic technologies and resources.
  • Proficient in locating, evaluating, manipulating, and sharing information for a specific need.
  • Familiar with the ethical use of information as it relates to intellectual property and copyright.
  • Prepared to play an essential role in a variety of careers in the information field (databases, management, information systems, research).
  • Experienced at collaborative group work, leadership, and producing quality written communication.
  • Well versed in current trends and technology in the information industry.
  • Students of NKU’s BSLI program graduate equipped to embark upon a professional career in the information or library fields. The degree can also serve as a bridge to graduate programs in Library and Information Science.