School of Information Sciences - Library and Information Science Program

Resources for Students

There are so many opportunities available to you as part of the SIS and University of Pittsburgh communities. Pitt is ranked among the top 25 public universities in The Top American Research Universities. The institution is a member of the American Association of Universities, a prestigious organization of 62 leading doctorate-granting research institutions in the United States and Canada.

Pitt and SIS are located in Pittsburgh, PA, which is home to many headquarters for major corporations—and home to such major arts organizations as the world renown Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

As a member of the University community, you have access to world-class libraries and research facilities, to colloquium and symposium on groundbreaking topics, and to the services that a world-class University can provide.

For example, as you're finishing your studies, you can jump-start your job search through Pitt's Career Services office. Or, you can join the more than 14,000 SIS graduates as part of the Pitt alumni network. Check out the links on this page for resources that may help you as you go through your program of study at SIS.


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SIS hosts a number of opportunities for you to explore the LIS program. Attend Information Sessions at the iSchool or online, whichever suits your schedule. More >

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Global Mission

The iSchool is dedicated to the building of a global society and an informed citizenry based upon access to reliable and useful information.