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My name is Sheri Friesner and I am the Historic Village Manager at Sauder Village in Archbold OH.  I began the M.L.I.S. program at Kent State in the fall of 2012 but having a full-time job in metropolitan Toledo, it was not possible for me to move to Kent so I enrolled...

My name is Chrissy Marquardt and I am the Collections Manager at the Akron Art Museum and Alumna of Kent State University’s Library and Information Science program. I was one of the first students through the museum specialization, when it began in Spring 2011. The Mus...

June 1, 2017

According to Merriam Webster, the definition of iteration is the repetition of a process. In the MuseLab, setting up an exhibit involved many (many) iterations. Our professor warned us early on that this experience would be all about iterating. After we received the pr...

April 1, 2017

Picture it! You’ve just graduated from Kent State University with your shiny new M.L.I.S. degree. You are determined to get the museum job of your dreams and begin searching the job boards. You find multiple postings and you think to yourself, “Wow, these sound fantas...

July 1, 2016

No one can deny that real world experience is a great addition to one’s education and resume. As graduate students at Kent State University, we are often immersed in the theoretical side of museum studies, while at the same time, consistently encouraged to gain that va...

June 1, 2016

     Ok, well not everything. The above title is definitely an exaggeration but I did learn quite a bit in the semester I spent at the Kent State University MuseLab.  As a student working towards an MLIS with a specialization in Museum Studies, I jumped at the unique c...

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