Students can complete the MLIS degree by taking face-to-face classes, online classes, or a combination.
SLIS currently offers courses in three formats :
- Face-to-Face –- students attend classes at the LSU campus in Baton Rouge
- Online Synchronous — the entire class is online but there are scheduled meeting times using the online conferencinc software Adobe Connect. The Adobe Connect software is available free for LSU students.
- Online Asynchronous — the entire class is online and there are no scheduled meeting times
Students are expected to have necessary hardware, software and basic computer competencies to meet the SLIS Technology Requirements.