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At the twentieth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DCMI 2022), five former Kent State University iSchool alumni had the opportunity to give their own presentations on diverse topics
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The Reinberger Children’s Library Center at Kent State University has become the new home of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, assuming the role formerly held by the Center for Children’s Books at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Established in 1982, the annu...
Amanda Gedeon Fellowship at WKSU
The fellowship will support the efforts to preserve and catalog WKSU's historic sound and moving image materials.
OELMA freedom to read flyer
The Kent State School of Information is offering scholarships for current students and alumni, to cover the cost of attending OELMA's Freedom to Read Forum, happening June 22, 2022, at the Kent State University Library. The event...
Belinda Boon of the iSchool at a Library
Associate Professor Dr. Belinda Boon, from the Kent State University School of Information (iSchool) gives her professional perspective on the current upswing in book bannings at schools and local libraries. 
Visiting Humphrey Scholar Ruslanas Iržikevičius in front of Franklin Hall
Growing up in a country annexed by the Soviet Union, Ruslanas Iržikevičius grew up with a well-developed sense for recognizing propaganda and disinformation. As a visiting Humphrey Fellow, he visited Kent State’s School of Media and Journalism, September 18-24, 2021.
The College of Communication and Information joins Kent State University in recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month by shining spotlights on CCI friends and students who are part of Hispanic and Latino/a/x communities....
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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...
Meghan Harper
Meghan Harper, Ph.D., became the new director of Kent State University’s School of Information (iSchool), effective July 1, 2021.
ALA Student Org's International Webinar
Kent State's ALA Student Chapter recently coordinated a major international workshop with ALSC and IFLA.