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Misty Alvaro, Shelly Miller, and Tony Nguyen give a student presentation to the incoming class of Kent State University MLIS Students in Columbus, OH on 8/24/10

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  • 1. Tony Nguyen Misty Alvaro Shelly Miller

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  • Image frombrokensidewalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/highway_knot_01.jpg .

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  • www.slis.kent.edu

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  • Every graduate student has one
  • Required to correspond for all graduate school purposes with Kent State
  • Professors typically E-mail your Kent E-mail account
  • Check it often!

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  • Primary means of general communication to SLIS students.
  • Receive information like job opportunities, practicum offerings, course changes, scholarships, new workshops and classes, textbooks for sale, and announcements from student groups.
  • Visit the new student links to subscribe.

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  • Plan your degree carefully.
  • Change your degree plan.
  • Remind you of deadlines.

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  • State Library, Room 114
  • Access for students
  • Currently, free printing available
  • Hours will vary
  • Student Mailboxes

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  • www.turbophoto.com/Free-Stock-Images/Images/Ethernet%20Cable.jpg

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  • My Campus
  • My Courses
    • Vista Single Sign-on (Blackboard)
  • Student Tools
  • Library
  • Student Career Path
  • Mail, Documents, Groups

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  • Student Tools: Registration Tools
  • Check registration dates: View Entry Schedules
  • Plan coursework: SLIS home page
    • Workshop Catalog, SLIS Course Catalog
    • MLIS Program Statement Form, Guidesheets
    • Course rotations

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  • Registration Tools Box:
  • Look Up and Register for Classes
  • Add or Drop Classes
  • See Course Descriptions
  • FlashFast
  • Lots of registration guidance!

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  • Cannot be done through FlashLine, FlashFast, etc.
  • Go to the SLIS Web site:ww.slis.kent.edu
  • Click on Courses and Schedules
  • Section on Waitlisting: click the link!
  • Short, simple, online form

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  • Convenience
  • Formats and platforms
  • Tech skills
  • Support
  • Access to great instructors

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  • Schedule on SLIS home page
  • 1 credit hour; maximum of 4 toward the degree
  • Check for overlaps with regular courses
  • Fill in a skill set with very little class time
  • Hands-on experience
  • Projects and papers

15. 16.

  • Student Groups
  • Local Professional Organizations
  • ALA
    • Social Networking
      • Facebook
      • Listservs
      • Meet and Greet

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  • Meetings1 stand 3 rdTuesdays, 5:15 PM
  • Speakers, Panel Discussions, Social Events, Fundraisers, and more.
  • http://sites.google.com/site/kentcalsso/home

18. http://sites.google.com/site/kentcalsso/home 19.

  • Local Events
  • Watch the Kent LISTSERV
  • Check out C-ALSSOs list of LISTSERVs
    • http://sites.google.com/site/kentcalsso/listservs
    • Check out the SLIS Links Page
      • http://www.slis.kent.edu/component/option,com_weblinks/Itemid,23/

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      • www.slis.kent.edu/component/option,com_weblinks/Itemid,23/

21. Pictured above:Member Groups and Communities page:www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/index.cfm ) Also available:a listing of ALA & LIS acronyms:www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/acronyms/index.cfm A great resource for involvement, information, and advice! 22.

  • Stay informed and involved through
  • Social networking (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, LibraryThing, goodreads)
  • RSS feeds and blogs
  • Conferences and lectures
  • Volunteering!
  • The most important key to your success