SLIS Welcomes New Faculty Member, Diane Gill

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March 25, 2021

Photograph of Dianne GillBaton Rouge – Diane Gill joins the School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) as an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in School Librarianship. Prior to accepting her new position, Gill taught teacher education courses at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. Gill also taught undergraduates in United States history at Dallas College and Contemporary Global Studies and United States History at Northwood University in Cedar Hill, Texas.

Gill is currently working to obtain a Doctorate of Philosophy in Information Science from the University of North Texas. She has expressed research interests in school library trends, information needs within education, collection development issues, and the role of school library media specialists, their perspective and leadership in operating school library media centers.

Gill’s prior education includes both a Master’s of Library Science from the University of North Texas and a Master’s of Education from the University of Texas at Arlington. She received a bachelor’s degree in History, also from the University of Texas at Arlington.

"I am looking forward to working with future librarians to ensure that they not only have a meaningful and informative academic experience but that their new careers make a substantial contribution to the field of library and information science," Gill stated. 

All faculty and staff are excited to welcome Diane Gill to our faculty this fall.

About the School of Library & Information Science

The LSU School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) provides a 100% online prestigious education in library and information science. It is the home of the Master of Library and Information Science, which is the only program accredited by the American Library Association in the state of Louisiana. SLIS also offers an undergraduate minor in Digital Studies, and three certificate options. SLIS is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education.

For more information, visit LSU School of Library and Information Science.

About the College of Human Sciences & Education

The College of Human Sciences & Education, or CHSE, is a nationally accredited division of LSU. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer eight undergraduate degree programs, 20 graduate programs and seven online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,795 undergraduate and 1,935 graduate students. The college is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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