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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 12:54 a.m., Thursday, September 27, 2007

UH Manoa's library master's program nationally ranked

Advertiser Staff

The School Library Media Specialization, a component of the Library and Information Science (LIS) master's program at the UH Manoa campus, has been designated among the top ten in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report's 2008 "America's Best Graduate Schools."

The ranking was announced yesterday in a UH news release.

The school library media specialization program ranked 9th nationally - emphasizes curriculum design and assessment in teaching information literacy, technology applications in instruction and management, services and programs for children and youth, as well as foundational and current knowledge in library and information science.

Selections are based on the most nominations from survey respondents representing peer institutions. Respondents include deans, program directors, and senior faculty members at more than 50 schools with accredited master's programs.