The Palmer School of Library and Information Science operates at three convenient locations around the New York metropolitan area: LIU Post in Brookville, Palmer Manhattan at New York University’s Bobst Library, and LIU Brentwood on the campus of Suffolk County Community College. Staff members and resources are available at each location, giving Palmer School students full support at every stage of their academic careers. Courses are taught in the evenings, on weekends, and online throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters in order to accommodate our students’ busy schedules.
The Palmer School has offered master’s courses in Library and Information Science at LIU Brentwood since 2002. Classes are offered at convenient evening and weekend hours, mindful of the working adult. Students are only required to take one class at LIU Post in Brookville.
Master’s degree courses in Library and Information Science have been offered in Manhattan since 1986. Since the Fall of 1993, the Palmer School has based its operations in Manhattan at New York University’s Bobst Library (70 Washington Square South) where the Palmer School has offices and classrooms. Students can complete the full M.S. in Library and Information Science degree, the Certificate of Advanced Study in Archives and Records Management, and the Rare Books and Special Collections concentration at this site. Students registered for classes in Manhattan are given access to Bobst Library and library borrowing privileges.
The Master of Science degree program in Library and Information Science, the Ph.D. In Information Studies, and the Certificate of Advanced Study in Archives & Records Management are offered at LIU Post in Brookville, N.Y. Classes are held in the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library. Students have access to extensive online research databases, a 2.8 million volume library, computer centers and campus-wide wifi.
The Palmer School offers an expanded number of courses in the online and blended formats. Students can take the Advanced Certificate in Archives and Records Management and the M.S. in Library and Information Science/School Library Media completely online and in a blended format.