[Libs-Or] MLIS Degree Online at Southern Miss - some Graduate Assistantships available

Teresa Welsh teresa.welsh at usm.edu
Sat Feb 21 15:34:11 PST 2015

Would you like to earn a MLIS degree online in an ALA-accredited program?

The Southern Miss School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is now accepting applications for fall 2015.   http://www.usm.edu/library-information-science/graduate-programs

Why SLIS at Southern Miss?

  *   No out-of-state fees, no rigid cohorts
  *   Live online evening classes - see, hear, and interact with professors and students from across the country in virtual classrooms
  *   Required courses and a variety of electives offered each semester including summer
  *   Smaller class sizes, personal attention from advisors.

  *   What is unique about the MLIS program at Southern Miss?

  *   Children's Book Festival each spring https://www.usm.edu/childrens-book-festival
  *   British Studies LIS course offered each summer in London and Edinburgh   http://www.usm.edu/library-information-science/british-studies
  *   Graduate Certificate in Archives and Special Collections
  *   Graduate Certificate in Youth Services and Literature

Would you like to meet our faculty? Watch the video at:


Application to the program is online through the Graduate School:


A limited number of graduate assistantships are available for students in the MLIS program for fall 2015 - spring 2016. A graduate assistantship covers tuition (and part of GAs medical insurance) and includes a stipend of $7200 for 9 months. It does not cover textbooks.

A SLIS graduate assistantship requires that students:

  *   work 20 hours per week at SLIS office, scheduled during Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm
  *   live in (or move to) the Hattiesburg area and be enrolled in 9 credit hours per semester.

To apply, indicate on your MLIS application form that you are interested in a graduate assistantship; after acceptance into the program, send a letter and resume via email to: teresa.welsh at usm.edu

To request an information packet, contact the SLIS office:

Phone: 601-266-4228<tel:601-266-4228>

Email: slis at usm.edu

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Welcome to the Official Website for the City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. With a population of nearly 50,000 and the fourth largest city in the state, Hattiesburg is centrally located less than 90 minutes from New Orleans and Mobile, the Gulf Coast and Jackson, Mississippi.
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Teresa S. Welsh, Ph.D., MLIS, FRGS
Professor of Library and Information Science
The University of Southern Mississippi

https://sites.google.com/site/drtwelsh/home <https://sites.google.com/site/drtwelsh/home>

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