The McGill School of Information Studies takes great pride in its graduates. We are committed to celebrating your acheivements, keeping you up-to-date on our latest developments, and helping you to keep connected with the School and with each other.

Save the date for Homecoming 2016!

McGill Homecoming 2016 will be held Oct. 27-30, 2016. The School's 2016 Alumni Reception will be held Friday October 28, 2016. Mark your calendars!

Alumni and former staff of the School of Information Studies (formerly known as the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Graduate School of Library Science, and Library School) are welcome to this informal wine and cheese reception (3661 Peel, room 106).. There is no charge, but we ask you to confirm your attendance by October 14, 2015 by email sis [at] or phone 514 398-6387.  Please provide your name and year of graduation.  If you can’t attend but would like to share news for the School’s next alumni newsletter, we invite you to submit your updates through the SIS online news form or email us at sis [at]  We look forward to seeing you.

Stay informed

The SIS newsletter features news and achievements of our alumni, faculty, staff, students, and student groups and highlights the latest developments at the School.

Take advantage of alumni benefits

Take advantage of services and benefits such as the McGill Alumni Online Community, career services, and library services.

Keep in touch!

There are many ways to stay connected with the School and your fellow alumni

It's easy to stay in touch - here's how


  • An employer. Ready to hire? Posting jobs on our SIS-Jobs Listserv ensures they are seen by graduating students and other alumni. Find more information for employers here.
  • A Practicum supervisor. Maintain a connection with the School by supervising bright, up-and-coming information professionals through our Practicum program. Learn more.
  • A donor. Learn more.


See photos from our McGill Homecoming 2015 event

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Support us!

Gifts from our alumni and friends provide valuable support for scholarships and student aid, equipment and infrastructure, and research projects and program development.

However you choose to support the School, and at whatever level, your generosity is both essential and truly appreciated. With your help we can continue to offer our students the support they need to make their own mark on history. Every gift counts!