1920-1924 The Faculty of the summer school became "Canadianized” by including lecturers from Queen's University in Kingston, the Public Archives of Canada and the University of Toronto.  At the time, cataloguing took up over 40% of the lecture and practice time of the students.

1927 A full sessional program requiring high school matriculation was established through a Carnegie grant and support from the American Library Association (ALA). This year-long, sessional program was the first of its kind in Canada. The program was accredited in 1929-1930 and graduates were granted a Bachelor of Library Science (BLS).

1940 The Carnegie grants were discontinued for North American library schools. Thereafter, McGill took over responsibility for the funding of the Library School program.

1956-57 New ideas blossomed through a Master of Library Science degree. This graduate degree was a one-year program and required a BLS.
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