Master's Largest Master's program at Kent State
Top 20 Library and Information Studies programs by U.S. News & World Report
Success Committed 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.

  • Tony Nguyen '10, M.L.I.S. is the Executive Director at the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). In this alumni spotlight, Tony explains the importance of volunteering, finding a good mentor and why knowing a little bit about a lot of things is a good generalist mindset for a librarian.

  • Each year, the School of Information makes an effort to award scholarships to students with a variety of interests. Here are some of the awards and award winners who have received our acclaim for 2023.

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  • Amy Weinland '13, M.S. Health Informatics, is the LIMS Data Management Lead at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In this monthly alumni spotlight, she discusses how involvement in professional organizations and her coursework in clinical analytics, UXD, and KM have helped her lead a successful career. She also offers advice for current and prospective iSchool students.

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.