Why the UA Libraries - UA

Why the UA Libraries - UA


The University of Arizona is a premier research university known internationally for its commitment to education, research, and community impact. As a public, land-grant institution, the UA provides an accessible and inviting environment for discovery and learning. Explore the resources below to find out more about what it is like to work at this great institution.

Why the UA?
Explore this website and discover why the UA is a premier research university, as well as learning about the southwest lifestyle, our commitment to personal wellness, and how we are a family friendly and diverse community with a lot going on.

About the University of Arizona
Read this thoughtful overview of the campus provided by Human Resources.

Academics
Explore our wide variety of academic programs, many of which are among the nation's best, including more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees through 20 colleges and 11 schools on three campuses.

Diversity
Find out more about our campus commitment to diversity, including programs for inclusive excellence, diversity statistics and reports, and resources provided for students, faculty, and staff.

Highlights and Rankings
Compare the UA to other research universities, and see recent awards and honors.

UA Life & Work Connections
Learn about our commitment to personal wellness for employees, organizing such activities as free health screenings and fitness classes.

Environment and Sustainability Portal
Find out about our commitment to environmental research, education, and sustainability. 

School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS)

Founded in 1969, SIRLS is the university's library science program, providing both master's and doctoral degrees. SIRLS is known nationally for its commitment to diversity through the Knowledge River program as well as its forward-thinking DigIn certificate program

SIRLS recently announced its first undergraduate program in eSociety. This major will teach undergraduates the many social aspects of the digital age. See UANews article on the new eSociety major

Last modified: July 21, 2014