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Matt Allison School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) alumnus Matt Allison, M.L.I.S. '04, always knew he loved the field of library and information science, but he never imagined his passion would lead him to restore a hurricane-damaged library in Queens, N.Y. Allison, originally from Toledo, received his degree in English from the University of...

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Holly Camino School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) alumna Holly Camino, M.L.S. ’96, was chosen as one of 10 winners of the 2013 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times  "I Love My Librarian Award."  Camino, originally from Medina, Ohio, began working at the Medina Library at 16 years old as a page in the children’s room.  “I...

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Holly Camino The School of Library and Information Science's 14,000-square-foot renovation is the subject of a new video produced by University Communications and Marketing at Kent State University.  Listen and watch as SLIS Associate Professor Dr. Greg Byerly describes how the SLIS space has been transformed for teaching, research and student services.   ...

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Holly Camino The School of Library and Information Science invites aspiring and current youth services librarians to a day of informative, interactive presentations that will help you launch or jumpstart your career. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration is required; cost is $25 per person. Space is limited. ...

Holly Camino Ten students from the College of Communication and Information (CCI), including three students from JMC  and seven from the School of Communication Studies, are the first “Prague Freedom Foundation Scholars.”  These students, along with JMC ProfessorCandace Perkins Bowenand Communication Studies ProfessorCatherine Goodall, took part in...

Holly Camino Presentation call for proposals / proposal submission form The 2014 Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth has announced a call for proposals that address the theme "Pearls of Wisdom: Celebrating 30 Years of the Virginia Hamilton Conference." The conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4, 2014. ...

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Peter Haas "The Ghost in the Machine: How the Internet Is Changing How We Do Religion” was the subject of the fall 2013 symposium hosted by Kent State University’s Center for the Study of Information and Religion in the School of Library and Information Science. The talk, which took place on Tuesday, Oct. 22, can be viewed online...

Kevin Smith It’s not often one hears someone say, “Copyright is fun,” but that’s what School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) alumnus Kevin Smith would be the first to tell you. Smith serves as the director of the Copyright and Scholarly Communication office for Duke University Libraries, where he advises faculty, staff and students about...

SLIS Career Exploration Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) will host its annual careers night in Kent on Tuesday, Oct. 1, and in Columbus on Thursday, Oct. 3.  "Career Exploration: Information and Library Professions" in Kent will take place in the Kent Student Center Ballroom from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 1. The Columbus event...

Celebrities are followed by the paparazzi, have minimal privacy and are constantly in the public eye, yet they still want and need fans and attention. That attention, in the form of entertainment media ethics, is the focus of this year’s Poynter Kent State University Media Ethics Workshop, “That’s Entertainment?” The ninth annual event will...