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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 1:46pm
It isn’t often that one’s scholarly work is named “best in all the land” in a particular field of study. Imagine Kent State University Assistant Professor Leisa Gibbons’ surprise, then, when she learned that her doctoral thesis was...
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:37pm
Twenty years ago, Ximing Xiao came to Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) as a visiting scholar. Following in his footsteps, his student Min Zhang, Ph.D., came to SLIS from China in the summer of 2015 as a visiting scholar.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 5:11pm
Kent hack? Kent State University alumna Tasha Markovich can. Markovich was a user experience design (UXD) graduate student in Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science when she participated in the f...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 3:19pm
Most people wouldn't consider Steve Kemple your everyday, run-of-the-mill librarian. It might be because of the gorilla suit he keeps at his desk in case of emergencies. Or the fact that he attributes his passion for world change to his spirit animal, Yoko Ono. Either way, Kempl...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 10:23am
Faculty Position: User Experience Design Kent State University School of Library and Information Science Information Architecture and Knowledge Management Program
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 5:27pm
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) will host its World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 13-19, 2016. More than 4,000 library and informa...
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:48am
Rosemary Wells, a New York Times bestselling children’s author and illustrator, believes that reading books should be an everyday occurrence – especially among younger readers.    
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 10:49am
The School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University welcomes two new faculty members this fall, adding to its international diversity and expanding its research and expertise in cultural informatics, data sciences and analytics, and knowledge organization syste...
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:51pm
Two Kent State SLIS graduates have taken a leap into the entrepreneurial field with their own archiving business. Calvin Rydbom, M.L.I.S. ’10, and Thomas Kubat, M.L.I.S. ’09, along with a third partner, came together to create Pursue Posterity, located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:13pm
School of Library and Information Science alumnus Don Jason III of Cincinnati, Ohio, has recently become a clinical informationist at the University of Cincinnati, where he is now involved in several key initiatives for the Health Sciences Library (HSL). Jason previously held pos...