Admissions Deadlines for SLIS

Soar to the top! Join the Masters program students in information science and library science for an MIS or MLS degree. We offer several concentrations as well as dual degree in MBA/MIS and JD/MLS with the NCCU Schools of Business and Law.

 See our Admissions page for details on application. The online ApplyYourself form is located at: You can start your application process now.

The deadline for admissions in the Spring 2017 semester is December 1.  See contacts below.

If you have any questions about applying, please contact: Ms. Sabrina Butler, Director of Graduate Recruitment, 919-530-7388,

Degree question contacts:

MIS – Dr. Deborah Swain, 919-530-7502,                            

MLS – Dr. Chad Morgan,


NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences Commencement

Congratulations to the NCCU SLIS Class of 2016!
The University-wide NCCU Commencement Ceremony will be held in the McDougald-McLendon Arena on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM. Immediately following the Commencement exercises, we will host the SLIS Commencement and Awarding of Degrees ceremony in the School of Library and Information Sciences located in James E. Shepard Memorial Library in room 337. A reception will follow the program in room 339.
We look forward to seeing students, families, friends, and SLIS alumni on this most special of days!


Bowling event: Wednesday December 6, 2016

Invitation: Bowling For Book Lovers


Join us for an end of the semester celebration for all the hard work we’ve put into the MLS program at North Carolina Central University. This event is being hosted by the student chapters for the American Library Association and the Special Library Association. We are meeting at Kings North Hills Bowling at Kings


Wednesday, December 7, 2016
6:30 PM-9:30 PM


Kings North Hill Bowling
141 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609 Get directions

Please RSVP to Jaccqueline Guilford:

Scholarship opportunities

From Dean Gant:

Please see the link the Generation Google Scholarship. The opportunity is targeted to students in computer science or related fields. Information Science is a related field. I am happy to advise anyone who applies on how to best to market your MIS or technically oriented LIS program for this opportunity.

A second opportunity available is the Women Techmakers Scholars Program . this program fits well for both LIS and MIS women students. “A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership and impact on community.”

Again for these or any opportunity that you find, I am happy to talk with you further to advise you on how to best communicate about your program and its fit.

Job Announcement: Technical Information Specialists, National Library of Medicine

NLM Invites Eligible Applicants for Specialized Information Services and Library Operations Technical Information Specialist Positions (Application Closes 12/05/2016)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is recruiting up to 13 Technical Information Specialists in the Divisions of Specialized Information Services and Library Operations. You are eligible to apply if you are a current government employee or have another eligible status. If you are eligible, you may apply to the USAJobs posting. These GS-13 positions are:
  • Bibliographic Services Division, Library Operations
    • Terminology Product Specialist, MEDLARS Management Section
    • Clinical Terminology Liaison, MEDLARS Management Section
    • Gene Indexing and MeSH Specialist, Index Section
  • History of Medicine Division, Library Operations
    • Archival Collection Manager
    • Senior Rare Book Conservator
    • Senior Rare Book Cataloger
  • National Information Center on Health Services Research & Health Care Technology
    • Interoperability and Data Policy Specialist
  • National Network Coordinating Office, Library Operations
    • Project Scientist, coordinate work of RMLs and National Offices
  • Technical Services Division, Library Operations
    • Senior Technical Information Specialist, Library Technology Services Section
    • Senior Metadata Specialist, Cataloging and Metadata Management Section
  • Division of Specialized Information Services
    • Senior Technical Information Specialist, Disaster Information Management Research Center (two positions)
    • Senior Technical Information Specialist, Outreach and Special Populations Branch


Employment Opportunity – Research and Instruction Librarian, University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College Campus Library

TITLE:            Research & Instruction Librarian
LOCATION:  University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Library

The University of Washington Libraries seeks a creative and collaborative librarian to join a strong team of librarians, faculty, and staff who are committed to innovation in teaching, learning and research.


To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, January 6, 2017.
University of Washington Libraries Home Page is


User and Research Services Librarian – EPA-RTP Library

The US Environmental Protection Agency Library in Research Triangle Park, NC has an opening for a User and Research Services Librarian. The EPA-RTP Library is staffed under contract by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS). For more details about this position and to apply, please visit:


Job Posting: NCSU Libraries Fellows, 2017-2019

Announcement Flyer

Lisa Ruth, Associate Head for Recruiting and Visitor Relations, will be meeting with students on December 1

Job Posting: NCSU Libraries Fellows, 2017-2019
NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC USA
Updated: 7 November 2016
The NCSU Libraries is proud to offer a diverse pool of applicants with ALA-accredited M.L.S. or M.I.S. degrees awarded up to 12 months before appointment (e.g., for July 1, 2017 start date, degree should be awarded between July 2016 – June 2017)The NCSU Libraries Fellows Program provides the launching pad for your career in a leading research library. As a Fellow you will experience the rewards of working with a diverse clientele, including outstanding faculty and students in nationally ranked academic programs. You will gain experience in a highly collaborative work environment with access to key decision makers throughout the organization. You will also develop expertise in a functional area of academic librarianship while contributing meaningfully to innovative initiatives of strategic importance. In addition to a competitive salary, you will be provided with a generous professional development stipend.
Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.


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