The GSLIS Program has put together a list of learning objectives that students must meet in their work. These objectives can be found in the GSLIS Mission, Goals, and Objectives document.
Each abstract demonstrates the fulfillment of several GSLIS program objectives. To browse by objective, please click the link:
Identify, acquire, create, organize, process, store and provide access to information in all its forms for libraries, cultural institutions and other information organizations in a global environment. Identify, retrieve, evaluate and use general and specialized resources to address current and future information needs and provide related services to diverse user communities.
Articulate the role and importance of ethics, values, and advocacy within the legal and historical frameworks underlying the practice of librarianship and the information professions.
Apply the appropriate practices and policies of established Library and Information Science professional standards in various specializations
Find, analyze, assess, apply, and conduct research in Library and Information Science and other disciplines in response to gaps in knowledge and practice.
Contribute to a diverse, global society—including the role of addressing the needs of underserved groups–through exemplary Library and Information Science practice and research.
Identify, evaluate and implement current and emerging technologies and services to meet the evolving information needs of diverse user communities in an increasingly interconnected environment
Demonstrate understanding of the importance of continuing professional development in LIS; articulate and apply principles, theories and measures underlying the role of the library in supporting lifelong learning within the community
Explain and apply principles of effective management and leadership in the library and related information institutions