Schools of Library and Information Science (LIS) in the United States and Canada are accredited by the professional body, the American Library Association (ALA). LIS education is outcome-based and its main goal is to prepare graduates with high levels of specialization in the LIS field. Constant LIS curriculum revision and adaptation to the latest developments in the field ensures the updating of the educational process thus enabling graduates to choose from a variety of career paths in the information industry.
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