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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...
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:
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).
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...
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
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...
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...
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D.
Kent State University President Beverly Warren recently named School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) Professor Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., a recipient of the President’s Faculty Excellence Award. Zeng, who joined the Kent State faculty in the early 1990s, was recognized fo...
Kent State University School of Library and Information Science alumna Alice Crosetto, M.L.S. ’84, was writing a book review for Ethnic Book Awards: A Directory of Multicultural Literature for Young Readers by Sherry York for ARBA: American Reference Books Annual in 2006, when sh...
Kent State SLIS alumna Lindsey Buzzelli, M.L.I.S. '13, has created a website designed to provide subscription-based lesson plans for busy school librarians, aids and volunteers.   The website, Reading Buzz, offers a weekly lesson consisting of...

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