News & Events

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....
Project Shield banner, woman and baby reading
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.
Union Station Arch
With the help of students and faculty from the Kent State School of Information, the inventory of the Ohio Outdoor Sculpture project is growing.
Meghan Harper
On April 28th, 2021, Dr. Meghan Harper, the Interim Director of the iSchool, will present “Building Empathetic Collections: Fostering Empathy and Kindness in Your Community” for the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System (NEO RLS) on Zoom from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST.
Banner image promoting the workshop entitled Emerge User Needs in your Information Architecture with a Usage Maturity Matrix
Two iSchool alumni are presenting a workshop at the Information Architecture Conference (IAC) on how to utilize a Usage Maturity Matrix to assist with making information architecture decisions. Another iSchool alumna is a 2021 IAC Equity Scholarship recipient.
The University Library is located in the heart of the Kent State University campus.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State University in the top 20 Best Library and Information Studies Programs in the country in its 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. Overall, Kent State is recognized in 12 new national rankings in the 2022 edition of Best Graduate Sch...