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.

  • Timothy Dickey, '07, M.L.I.S., Adult Services Librarian and works at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. His responsibilities include: responding to all kinds of reference, technology, and reading recommendation questions from the public, as well as providing leadership and branch management.

  • 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.

  • Travis Feder '15, M.L.I.S., is a Systems Librarian at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Connecticut. In this alumni spotlight, he reflects on courses he took at the iSchool that have helped him during his career and describes his involvement in professional organizations like the Connecticut Library Association. He also offers valuable advice for current iSchool students. Stay tuned for next month's featured iSchool graduate!

  • 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).

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.