SLIS Connecting, the journal of The University of Southern Mississippi's School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), is an open access, refereed e-journal. The purpose of SLIS Connecting is to share news, information, and research with LIS students, alumni, faculty, professionals, and scholars through regular columns, selected faculty publications, invited student papers, and peer-reviewed student research papers. There are no fees associated with reviewing or publishing in SLIS Connecting and no fees associated with downloading articles and columns. The authors published in SLIS Connecting are the copyright holders of their articles.

All articles published by SLIS Connecting are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Preservation of SLIS Connecting is managed by Bepress and includes stable URLs, quarterly backups, a robust infrastructure, and regularly scheduled maintenance.

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2 (2015)



SLIS Director's Update
Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D.


Complete Issue


SLIS Connecting, Volume 4, Issue 2
Stacy Creel Ph.D. and Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D.

History of SLIS