MSIS Student Resources

Academic Forms

RTF and PDF files of forms for students in the Information Studies master’s or certificate programs.

Courses and Schedules

Course listings, prior and current schedules, and faculty office hours are found here. 

Internship Program

General information, program requirements, deadlines and forms.

School Library Resources

A selection of resources on children’s programming, YA collection development, school library media specialist certification, and more, from various sources including the American Association of School Librarians, the Cooperative Children's Book Center, the Internet Public Library, the NYLA School Library Media Section (SLMS), the University at Albany libraries.

Special Library Resources

Master's Student Handbook 

Guidelines for masters degree students in the Department of Information Studies, including admission requirements, course descriptions, advisement, registration, and more.

Penalties and Procedures for Violations of Academic Integrity

University policy regarding student violations including plagiarism, self-plagiarism, cheating on examinations, multiple submissions of the same work, forgery, sabotage of another’s work, unauthorized collaboration, falsification, bribery, theft, damage, or misuses of library or computer resources.

Academic Grievance Procedure

UAlbany Student Employment Opportunities

Links to individually posted opportunities as well as to departments that continuously recruit student help.

Career Links

  • Career Services
    UAlbany’s site for career-related events, seminars, on-campus recruiting, internships, advice and services for jobseekers, parents and employers.
  • Reference Files
    A service of UAlbany’s Career Development Center, students or alumni can establish Reference Files, for a non-refundable fee, to retain reference letters and make them available on a limited basis to potential employers.
  • Job Search Listings   
  • Certification
    Links to sites for New York State certification of public librarians and school library media specialists.
  • IST Job Announcements
    All job announcements that appear on the ISTJOBS listserv are listed in the archives, which are searchable by keyword, subject, and date.  

Scholarship Information

Student Organizations

Tools for Students

  • Academic Calendar
    Refer to this calendar for start and end dates of registration, classes, drop/adds, and exams.
  • Maps:
  • Downtown Campus Safety Information
  • ERes
    Access to the Electronic Reserves service of the University at Albany libraries.
  • MyUAlbany
    The University at Albany's student services web site which provides access to students’ academic records, financial aid and billing information, holds, personal information, and registration for classes.
  • Research Guides in Information and Library Science
    This resource is a service of the University libraries, and includes links to Information and Library Science, Children's Literature/School Library Media, and Database guides.
  • Information Studies Listservs
    Subscription information to the main email communication tools of the Information Studies Department, for all students, for just undergraduates, for job postings, and for alumni.
  • UAlbany Schedule of Classes
    A search tool to find UAlbany classes by semester, using a number of different criteria.
  • Blackboard
    Blackboard, the University's enterprise course management system, hosts over 1,000 class sections taught by more than 500 professors, and allows UAlbany faculty to augment course work with online content and learning activities and to offer fully online courses. 
  • Tech Resources Information
    A suggestion of places to find additional learning opportunities and technology resources
  • UAlbany Interactive Media Center
    Offers classes in various technologies, and contains a lab of PC and Mac computers.
  • UAlbany Mail
    University at Albany UAlbany Mail main page, with links to help with account management and spam filtering.
  • Internet Resources in Information and Library Science
    American Library Association (ALA) accredited programs, professional organizations, Internet library for librarians, and more, prepared by the University at Albany libraries.