This LibrGuide provide several components for anyone seeking a Library Science Degree.
HOME - Scholarship and Degrees
Tab 1 - Jobs / Contuing Education / Professional Organzations
Tab 2 - Online Resources / Print Resources provided by the Arkansas State Library
The print collection is located on the second floor of the library at 900 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201.
Library hours are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday (Closed weekends and state holidays).
If you have questions or need more information call us at 501-682-2053
American Library Association http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships
Arkansas Library Association Scholarship Committee: http://arlib.org/scholarships/index.php
When possible, two scholarships are made available to members. The application process opens July 1 and closes September 30.
The Arkansas Library Association Annual Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who is
pursuing a degree from an American Library Association accredited institution.
The Arkansas Library Association School Library Media Specialist (SLMS) Scholarship will be
awarded to an applicant who is pursuing a degree from The National Council for Accreditation of
Teacher Education accredited institution
Arkansas State Library Scholarship Contact the Arkansas State Librarian’s Office for scholarship rules and application.
Carolyn Ashcraft, State Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arkansas State Library Scholarship purpose is “to aid Arkansas public libraries in employing
master’s degree librarians by providing educational opportunities for public library staff members
through traditional, on-campus or distance learning.
Library Support Staff Certification http://ala-apa.org/lssc/ LSSC is directed towards those who work in positions in libraries that do not require a graduate degree in Library Science.
Accredited programs for MLS (academic, public, school & special) http://www.ala.org/accreditedprograms/ This degree is not offered by an Arkansas institution.
Programs recognized by CAEP, formerly NCATE and AASL for school librarianship:http://www.ala.org/aasl/aasleducation/schoollibrary/ncateaaslreviewed
Programs recognized by NCATE and AASL for school librarianship:http://www.ala.org/aasl/aasleducation/schoollibrary/ncateaaslreviewed
Arkansas Tech University
Master of Education
Russellville, AR, 72801-2222
Degree recognized by ALA/AASL: Master of Education in Instructional Technology
Southern Arkansas University
School of Education
Magnolia, AR 71753
Degree recognized by ALA/AASL: M.Ed. Library Media and Information Specialist
University of Central Arkansas
College of Education
Department of Leadership Studies
Mashburn Hall Room 201
201 Donaghey Avenue
Conway, Arkansas 72035
Contact Person - Dr. Stephanie Huffman
Degree recognized by ALA/AASL: M.Ed. Library Media and Information Technologies