Orientation Photo

Thursday, August 23, 2007

*and August 24, 2007
10:30-11:30a.m.General Session - Room 033 (SLIS Auditorium)
Please arrive a little early due to tight seating.
11:30a.m.-1:00p.m.Lunch & Break - Room 001 and Courtyard
Continuing students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend.
1:00-2:00p.m.MIS/MLS Welcome Session
Howard Rosenbaum and Tom Nisonger, Program Directors (Room 033)
2:00-4:00p.m. SLIS Faculty Sessions
Select from the topics below.
The schedule may change. Check signs that day.
2:00-2:25Social and Academic Life at SLIS: Pnina Shachaf & Lokman Meho (Room 033)
2:30-2:55MLS Elective Options: Systems Analysis, Society & Technology; and School Media Courses: Noriko Hara (Room 033)
Human-Computer Interaction and Related Courses: Hamid Ekbia (Room 001)
3:00-3:25Digital Libraries Specializations: John Walsh (Room 033)
Information Architecture, Ebusiness, and Intellectual Freedom Courses: Howard Rosenbaum (Room 001)
Rare Books and Special Collections Careers: Joel Silver (Room 031)
3:30-3:55Database Design, and Web Programming Courses: Kiduk Yang (Room 033)
Reference and Humanities Information Courses: Ron Day (Room 001)
Archives Careers & Courses: Phil Bantin (Room 031)


SLIS - Information Technology Sessions
Friday, August 24: 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.; Room 002, SLIS Information Commons Lab; Mark Napier, SLIS Director of Technology

SLIS - Library Orientation Sessions
Friday, August 24: 11:00 a.m.; start in Room 001; Anne Haynes, IU Subject Librarian for Library and Information Science

IU GPSO (Graduate and Professional Student Organization) Events:


*SLIS has a representative on the GPSO.

*GPSO events provide a great way to meet graduate students from other departments.

Thursday, August 23 (2:00-4:00 p.m.) Herman B Wells Library Lobby
The GPSO, University Graduate School and IU Libraries are proud to present "Get Oriented @ IU" New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation.

Sunday, August 26 (serving 2:00-4:00 p.m.)
GPSO Annual Cookout -- food & beverages are provided; Bryan Park -- Woodlawn Avenue Shelter

Friday, August 31 (5:00-7:00 p.m.)
Annual Graduate School Annual Wine & Cheese Reception; Grand Hall, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

SLIS Listservs:
Be sure to subscribe to both listservs (SLIS-L) and (SLIS-Students-L).

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Rhonda or Jill in the SLIS Office (812.855.2018 or tollfree 888.335.7547). Email:

2007 Dates to Note:

Fall Classes BeginMonday, August 27
Labor Day (classes DO meet)Monday, September 3

Need to change your Fall Schedule?
Go online through the first week of classes:

Last day for 100% refund Friday, August 31
Last day for "even exchange" of courses Friday, August 31
Last day for online "schedule adjustment" Friday, August 31

After the first week, a "paper" Schedule Adjustment form is needed. Stop by the SLIS Office for details.

SLIS Fall Reception
at the Woodburn House (watch for details)
Friday, September 14 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Last day to Withdraw with an
automatic "W" grade
Wednesday, October 24
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 21 -
Sunday, November 27
Final Exam Week December 10-14
Spring 2008 Classes Begin Monday, January 7, 2008

Need Future Dates?
IU Office of the Registrars Calendar:

Event Calendar Links (SLIS Website)

Posted June 20, 2007