About Us

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SLIS offers a variety of workshops each term of interest to professionals in the library and information professions. Current and past workshop topics include taxonomies and controlled vocabularies, visual literacy, quantitative research bootcamp, ILL, creating research guides, emerging technology, book appraisal, Japanese anime and manga, MARC, EAD, and many others. Continuing education programs are open both to practicing librarians/information professionals and current SLIS students who wish to earn professional credits while they update skills and knowledge. Current Simmons SLIS students and Simmons SLIS alumni qualify for special discounted rates on continuing education programs.

Workshops are held online for the convenience of practicing librarians and other professionals. We offer more than 50 month-long online workshops each semester and have recently added webinars.