Master'sLargest Master's program at Kent State
Top 20Library and Information Studies programs by U.S. News & World Report
SuccessCommitted to helping our students succeed

The iSchool at Kent State University has been creating leaders in the profession for more than 60 years.

Our graduates are qualified to fill every conceivable role on the information spectrum — as library directors, knowledge managers, information architects, children's librarians, competitive research strategists, law librarians, health informatics experts, digital preservationists, usability analysts, museum collection specialists, network consultants and more.

  • A research team from Kent State University's School of Information working in partnership with Kent State’s College of Nursing received a National Leadership Planning Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS) for $99,982. The funds will support the first stages of what investigators have named Project SHIELD (Supporting Healthy Infant Early Learning and Development).

  • Meghan Harper, Ph.D., became the new director of Kent State University’s School of Information (iSchool), effective July 1, 2021.

  • Ruth Monnier '18, M.L.I.S., is a Learning Outreach Librarian and Assistant Professor at Pittsburg State University (PSU) in Kansas. In this monthly alumni spotlight, Ruth advises current iSchool students on job searching and professional development, and discusses some of her recent projects, like a Pittsburg State-themed Digital Escape Room and a virtual University Authors Reception.

  • Angela Wojtecki, M.L.I.S., is currently a district library media specialist and has received multiple accolades for her work in librarianship. In this feature, she shares about her past experience as a Graduate Assistant for the Reinberger Children’s Library Center (RCLC) and discusses how the experience helped her to build the skills and confidence that she needed to succeed in her career path.

We're ranked in the Top 20 library and information studies programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Ranked 5th for Best School Library Media Program.
Ranked 9th for Best School Services for Children and Youth.
Ranked 12th for Best Archives and Preservation Program.
We have the largest master’s degree program at Kent State.
We belong to the international iSchools alliance.