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The Kent State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) will host a reception for its new exhibit in the MuseLab wall gallery — “Museality” — on Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in University Library room 330. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. (RSVP...

Sue Polanka The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at Kent State University honored 10 of its top alumni and dozens of outstanding students at events in Kent and Columbus this past spring. The Celebration of Alumni and Student Success took place on Tuesday, April 30, at the SLIS site in the State Library of Ohio in Columbus, and on Wednesday,...

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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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Matt Allison 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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Matt Allison 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. ...

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Mease in China School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) student David Mease interacted with students and professors from around the world this summer while attending The Sichuan University International Courses Weeks program at Sichuan University (SCU) in Chengdu, China. According to a CNN article, as of July 1, 2013, Chengdu’s population was 14...

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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 at:...

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Peter Haas The School of Library and Information Science is pleased to announce this call for applications for scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year.  SLIS scholarships are open to currently enrolled full- and part-time students (in SLIS) who have a minimum 3.25 GPA in all collegiate coursework. Students may apply to more than one scholarship. Each...

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Meghan Harper Meghan Harper, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University, has received the 2013 Presidential Award from the Ohio Educational Library Media Association(OELMA). The Presidential Award honors individuals in the library field for their service to school libraries. The award will be presented...

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...