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Kathleen Siebert Medicus

Special Collections Cataloger, Assistant Professor

Job Responsibilities:

Catalog Special Collections and Archives materials in a wide variety of formats and subject areas to provide increased visibility of and improved access to the collections. Provide reference services to on- and off-site researchers. Create exhibitions and written pieces to highlight Special Collections materials. Projects include managing the Kent State Shootings Oral History Collection digital project.

 
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

  • The Nature of Natural Science: An Exhibition of Books and Archives in Special Collections, Hand-List of Items & Collections Exhibited. Co-curated with Cara Gilgenbach, Kent State University. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Libraries, 2011.
  • “Reading the Book: A Report on a Recent Symposium.” Co-authored with Edith Serkownek. In NOBS Newsletter, vol. 24: no. 4 (Fall 2007), p. 1-3.
  • “Sketchbooks.”  In MasterDrawings from the Vincent Price Collection.  Bloomington:  Indiana University Art Museum, 1987, p. 16-18.
  • “Giovanni Agostino Ratti.”  In MasterDrawings from the Vincent Price Collection.  Bloomington:  Indiana University Art Museum, 1987, p. 64-67.

 

Research Areas
  • History of the book
  • Fore-edge paintings
  • Bookbindings
  • Illustration history
Affiliations

  • Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society
  • American Library Association

 

Kathleen Siebert Medicus
OFFICE
University Libraries
University Library, Room 1212
CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-1678
Fax: 330-672-9318
kmedicus@kent.edu