Research | Kent State University


Among the faculty in the School of Library and Information Science are internationally known scholars in many areas of library and information science.

Research Areas

Faculty research areas include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Community Informatics
  • Database Systems and Design
  • Digital Libraries
  • Digital Preservation
  • Ethics and the Information Profession
  • Health Informatics and Gerontology
  • Human-Information Interaction
  • Information Literacy
  • Information Policy
  • Information-Seeking Behavior
  • Internet and Young People
  • Knowledge Organization Systems
  • Linked Data, Semantic Web Technologies
  • Metadata
  • Multicultural Materials for Youth 
  • Organization of Information
  • User Interaction with Information Systems

For more information about specific faculty research, visit our Faculty profiles and the Publications & Presentations page.