Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Studies

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The Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Studies is a 30-credit program which allows professional librarians and information specialists currently holding an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited MLIS or equivalent ALA-accredited Master's degree* to update, specialize, and redirect their careers for advanced responsibility.

Each Diploma student is assigned a faculty advisor in conjunction with whom an individualized program of study will be designed.


The Diploma may be completed in 1 full-time calendar year or on a part-time basis to a maximum of 5 years.


Area Contact
Admissions, registration & administrative questions Ms. Kathryn Hubbard, Administrative & Student Affairs Coordinator
General program & academic questions Dr. France Bouthillier, School Director


Further information, including links to general university information and regulations may be found on the McGill e-Calendar Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies page.


* American Library Association (ALA) Accreditation FAQs. Prospective students who do not hold an ALA-accredited Master's degree: please see the Master of Information Studies program.