College of Education, Information & Technology
Palmer School of Library & Information Science

Palmer School of Library and Information Science

The Palmer School of Library and Information Science is one of the most distinguished schools of library and information science in the country. With three program locations throughout the New York metropolitan area as well as online and blended courses, the Palmer School offers a broad portfolio of degree and advanced certificate programs taught by a faculty of distinguished scholars, researchers, and hands-on practitioners. Our master's programs are designed to prepare you for careers for a digital world and help you skillfully harness the way information is preserved, valued and delivered to every facet of society.

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Long Island University offers several open houses and information sessions throughout the year at its three locations. For more information contact the Palmer School at 516-299-2866 or email


Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Valeda Dent (Palmer School of Library and Information Science) and Dr. Geoff Goodman (Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program) along with colleague Dr. Michael Kevane, an Economics professor from Santa Clara University, published Rural Community Libraries in Africa: Impacts and Challenges (IGI Global, 2015), providing an overview of the rural community library in Africa and the impacts and challenges associated with the services libraries provide to these communities.


Career Opportunities

The Palmer School's highly respected master's programs prepare you for a wide range of professional careers in public and private libraries and information technology settings.



College of Education, Information, and Technology
Dr. Louisa Kramer-Vida, Acting Dean