Accreditation

Accredited by the American Library Association

Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) and Master of Information Science (M.I.S.) programs in the Department of Information and Library Science (ILS), which is part of the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington, are accredited by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation, with the status of Continued Accreditation. 

The most recent review was took place in Spring 2019. The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for Spring 2026.

Read the Executive Summary of the ILS 2019 Self Study 

Read our biennial narrative reports

We submit biennial narrative reports to ALA as part of maintaining our accreditation status.

2017 Biennial Narrative Report
2015 Biennial Narrative Report
2013 Biennial Narrative Report

Please note: the Bloomington campus was previously accredited with the IUPUI campus.

How we assess our programs

As part of our ongoing accreditation, we assess the M.L.S. and M.I.S. degrees annually in a variety of areas, including recruitment, retention, graduation, and placement.

Learn more about our program assessment

Learn more about the American Library Association (ALA)

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