Celebrating 50 Years of SLIS: 1967 - 2017

Please join us at our 50th anniversary reception on Wednesday evening, October 18th, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. as the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) celebrates 50 years of training librarians for Iowa. This event with be held in conjunction with the Iowa Library Association’s Annual Conference at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa. Enjoy refreshments and photos from our past as well as record your own oral history for future generations of librarians.

On Friday, October 20th, we are hosting a SLIS Open House and Library Tour in the UI Main Library. Our Friday activities begin at 1:00 p.m. ending at 4:30 p.m. and will include videos highlighting our past as well as features of our current programs. Walk the SLIS hallways, view 50 years of photos, and record your own oral/video history.

If you plan to attend one or both events please register here.

Learn about the Carl Orgren Honorary Student Scholarship fund.