We are proud to have an engaged and vibrant alumni community. The powerful relationships forged between faculty and students, and among classmates, thrive long beyond graduation day. Our alumni share ideas, professional opportunities, and graciously offer their time to mentor current iSchool students.
Many of our alumni stay connected with our School and their classmates through active involvement in two professional organizations: the Library School Alumni Association (LSAA) and Beta Phi Mu. LSAA encourages participation in alumni events and promotes a lifelong connection with our School. Beta Phi Mu is an honor society that recognizes scholastic achievement and offers social and professional programming for its members.
The Office of Advancement is proud to serve the needs of our School's alumni. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Kaylan (Hutcherson) Ellis (MS '14) accepted the position of technical services librarian in the Taggart Law Library of Ohio Northern University in June 2016.
Melanie Lyttle (MS '03) and Shawn Walsh coauthored the book, Library Service to Tweens, which was recently published by McFarland & Company, Inc. She is head of public services for the Madison Public Library in Madison, Ohio.
Louis J. Reith (MS '76) retired from Georgetown University in 2013 but continues to present papers and write articles and book reviews for several international historical societies and journals. Since retirement, he has completed the cataloging of the rare book collection of Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. In March he will present a lecture for the Concordia University Reformation commemoration series on “An Unknown Reformation Prince—Duke Christoph of Wuerttemberg,” and this summer he will attend a conference on Martin Luther research in Wittenberg, Germany, to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
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Michelle Chronister is using skills she learned at the iSchool in her job at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), researching how people use their digital products and figuring out how to improve the user experience.
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