GslisMaster’s of Library Science

Library Science Department

How to become a librarian in River Forest

Students in Dominican University's Graduate School of Library and Information Science ( enjoy a rigorous academic challenge as well as the satisfaction of knowing they are earning a master's degree from a premier program accredited by the American Library Association. The Graduate School of Library and Information Science has been educating future librarians and information professionals in the Chicago area since the 1930s.

Many GSLIS students are already working in libraries and information centers while attending graduate classes; these students bring a wealth of real-world experiences and relevant perspectives.

Students and faculty come to Dominican University from the Chicago area and throughout the country. Various backgrounds are represented in the student body and on the faculty, creating a rich and diverse cultural atmosphere and unique learning opportunities.

Library and Information Science

With the only American Library Association-accredited Master of Library and Information Science in Chicago, as well as the Master of Professional Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, dual degree, and certificate programs, we offer an array of opportunities for professionals looking to expand their knowledge and advance their careers.

Our faculty come from across the country and around the world, bringing with them a wealth of real-world experience and visionary approaches to advancing the field. They are passionate educators who thrive in Dominican’s setting, where personal attention and individualized mentorship are the primary focus.