MLIS Office Contact Information
Email: imdept(at)
Phone: 651-690-6802/651-690-6431
Fax: 651-690-8724

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Program News and Events





Call for Submissions

Friday, March 27, 2015

Simmons Graduate Internship Program, The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan

Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015

The Henry Ford’s Simmons Internship Program is designed for current graduate students pursuing careers in museums, historical agencies, conservation labs, or related fields. This internship provides participants with a great opportunity to gain in-depth work experience in a major American history museum.

Stipend and Terms of Internship
Simmons interns are awarded stipends for a minimum 12-week full time internship. Starting and ending dates for individual internships are negotiable. The Simmons Internship Program is funded by the Vera W. and Walter E. Simmons Endowment Fund.

For more information and how to apply, go to:

Instruction/Reference Librarian-Southwest Minnesota State University

McFarland Library seeks an energetic, proactive, team oriented, and innovative person to provide library instruction and reference service.  Additional duties will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and expertise.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and creatively with library and university faculty to plan, develop and provide library instruction.  Reference duty will include some weekend and evening hours. For more information, please visit:

Thursday, March 26, 2015

MLIS Program Updates - Fall 2015 Advising and Registration Coming Up

Attention MLIS Students:  MLIS Advising Week is April 6-10, 2015.  Faculty may be contacting you to set up appointments or check in.

Registration for Fall 2015 begins:
April 13 for students who have earned 23+ credits
April 14 for students who have earned 10-22 credits
April 15 for students who have earned 0-9 credits

Remember to check all course prerequisites and take care of any holds that may prevent you from registering. 

Course Dates:
Summer: June 1 - August 7, 2015
Fall: September 9 - December 22, 2015

Note: the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 schedules are now available via the Registrar's website. 

There are still spaces available in the Summer 2015 schedule, including the LIS 7040 Information Access Services with Deb Rash on Saturdays from 8am-1pm.

Principal Librarian-California

A Principal Librarian plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the work of library personnel at regional and neighborhood branch libraries, a Central Library department, or system-wide level, including centralized public and technology service units, facilities and collection services, or in a specialized library administrative function. For more information, please visit:

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library Cataloging Internship

This semester, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library (New York, NY) will be offering one (1) current MLS student or recent graduate an opportunity to gain experience in cataloging and a greater understanding to the multi-faceted workings of a small museum library. Summer internships are  full-time, four days per week Monday-Thursday, in addition to Friday seminars.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

2015 SLA Annual Conference Scholarship

The 2015 SLA Conference will be held in Boston on June 14th through 16th. 

The St. Catherine University's Special Library Association Student Group will offer a $1,200 scholarship for a student to attend the conference. St. Kate's MLIS students are encouraged to apply for this scholarship by submitting an essay of no more than 1,500 words.

Essays will be judged based on the following criteria:
◦Evidence of involvement in SLA and the St. Kate's student group.
◦How attending the SLA conference will impact your career and/or education.
◦Demonstration of commitment to the field of special librarianship.

Essays must be submitted by April 21, 2015.

Turn in completed applications to

Essays will be judged by MN-SLA Student Awards Chapter

Summer Internships at the U.S. Supreme Court Library

Technical Services and Special Collections Department
Involves assistance with cataloging a special French language collection, creation of item level records, assistance with the Records and Briefs Collection and the processing of digitized materials for catalog display. For more information, please visit:

Library's Technology and Collections Management Department
Involves working in Collections Management, including filling in at the Circulation Desk, assistance with special projects and other duties as assigned. For more information, please visit:

 Research Department of the Library
Involves reference and research assistance, performance of administrative tasks, completion of special projects, and other duties as assigned. For more information, please visit:

Minnesota Digital Libraries (MDL) Seeks Your Feedback!

The Minnesota Digital Library is conducting a survey of Minnesota’s cultural heritage community, and would be very grateful for your participation. The survey will only take 10-15 minutes of your time. The deadline for completion is 5:00 PM (Central) on April 3. For more information and to take the survey, please visit: