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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 2:29pm
Kent State grad student Anand Gagarin Sundararaj is in Graz, Austria, this week, getting ready for the World Usability Championships.  The only finalist from the United States in this prestigious global competition got his start watching cartoons. No, really. 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:41am
In the pre-Google, pre-World Wide Web age, information was mostly available on paper files documented in paper catalogs. As the digital age began to take shape, the Congressional Information Service got in on the ground floor. A database outgrowth of the printed indexes of the Am...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:13pm
Children and young adults are among the most vulnerable victims of the current opioid crisis. Circumstances well beyond their control impact their lives in huge ways.  And the key to recovery of any kind is hope—hope for something better, hope for lasting change.  However, as co...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:37am
Kent State’s School of Information (iSchool) will be offering a series of workshops to introduce User Experience Design to working professionals.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 1:39pm
Dr. Meghan Harper’s session on Lending Hope in Times of Trauma: School Librarians Inspire!, has been accepted to be presented at the 2018 OELMA Conference, Oct. 24-26, at the DoubleTree Columbus-Worthington, Ohio!    
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:04pm
The School of Information (iSchool) at Kent State University is pleased to announce the promotion of three faculty to associate professor with tenure: Assistant Professor Marianne Martens (MLIS program), Assistant Professor Rebecca Meehan (M.S. Health Informatics program), and As...
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 7:00am
Kent State University President Beverly Warren this week named School of Information (iSchool) Professor Yin Zhang, Ph.D., a recipient of the esteemed 2018 President’s Faculty Excellence Award.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 11:09am
Christina Dorr, Media Specialist, Hilliard Weaver Middle School (Hilliard, Ohio) and part-time faculty member in Kent State University's School of Information, has been named the 2018 winner of ALA’s Scholastic Library Publishing Award. The award, supported by the Scholastic Publ...
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 8:40pm
The Kent State University (KSU) School of Information (the iSchool), nationally ranked in the Top 20 by U.S. News and World Report, seeks a senior level colleague for appointment as distinguished Goodyear Professor in Knowledge Management. The appointment is endowed by generous s...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:58pm
Many students in Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science have traditional dreams of working in a library. Some may already be working in libraries, and they’re seeking a degree in order to advance in the profession. More and more alumni of the Master of Library an...