News & Events
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 3:27pm
Did you miss one of the Town Hall Talks hosted by SLIS Director Kendra S. Albright, Ph.D.? She has hosted two open discussions with students since becoming director in July 2016, and intends to host at least one per semester. Watch for announcements of upcoming talks in the stude...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:41am
EVENT UPDATE: In front of a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,000 people, professors, entrepreneurs, administrators, students and community members gave short, dynamic talks around the theme “Rewind, Rethink, React.” Check out online conversations using @tedxkentstate and #tedxkentstate...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 11:28am
The Kent State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of cultural heritage informatics, with a focus in the archives area.
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 1:02pm
LIS students can join both the American Library Association and Ohio Library Council for the low rate of $38, through Aug. 31, 2017. Kent State SLIS student Maggie Gall, this year's student ambassador for OLC, explains the benefits of belonging to a professional organization in t...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:51pm
Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science will be making an impact in several important venues at the 2017 ALISE annual conference in Atlanta this week. Representatives Kent State representatives to this year’s conference include the following:
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:27pm
The Kent State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is seeking exceptional candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (subject to University approval).
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:46pm
We are no longer accepting applications at this time. Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science has begun accepting applications for two $1,500 research fellowships. The Jacqueline M. Albers Guest Scholar in Children’s Literature Fellowship was endowe...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:20pm
Faculty in Kent State University's School of LIbrary and Information Science had a busy fall season representing the school at key local, regional and international conferences, as indicated below. Ohio Library Council (OLC), Sandusky, Ohio, Sept. 28-30, 2016
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 9:38am
In preparation for the 2018 Marantz Picturebook Research Symposium (tentatively scheduled for July 22-24, 2018 at Kent State University), the School of Library and Information Science is creating a five-member external advisory board to participate in planning. The symposium them...
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:16am
Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth, featuring Pat Mora, award-winning Latina author of poetry, nonfiction and children's books; Cynthia Leitich Smith, New York T...