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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

The LIN program teaches our students skills and concepts to find, organize, analyze, and manage information. The program develops responsible information consumers, disseminators, and creators who can effectively navigate the ever growing and increasingly complex information landscape. The curriculum includes courses on searching interfaces, information storage and retrieval, ethics, trends in information science, and information literacy.

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Career Paths

 

Professional positions for LIN graduates include library paraprofessionals, information services managers, and online researchers. Graduates work in a variety of settings, including libraries, corporate information centers, research divisions, government agencies, public service institutions, and more. 

Program Contact Information

Andrea Brooks
Program Head, Library Informatics

859-572-1357
brooksa2@nku.edu

UNIQUE PROGRAM

 

The program is one of only a few in the country offering an undergraduate degree in library and information science. The program can be completed 100% online. About a quarter of our graduates move on to a graduate program and earn an MLIS degree.