Dr. Yan Ma
Available International Programs
GSLIS is pleased to announce the Global Education for Librarians and Information Professionals Program. At present, students and professionals have the following opportunities to study abroad.
- GSLIS students can carry out their Professional Field Experience at Zhejiang University in China during summer or regular semesters. The cost components are: URI tuition for the PFE, international airfare, and room and board in China.
- GSLIS will also offer a new course: Seminar in Chinese Librarianship, taught by Professor Yan Ma. The seminar will provide students and professionals with an opportunity to travel to China to study the history of Chinese librarianship and libraries and information services from the ancient to the contemporary times in China. The 2010 program fees are set at $2500, which includes tuition for three MLIS credits, room and board, travel within China, and all necessary fees for various library tours and cultural activities.
More information about Zheijiang University in Hangzou, China.