Research Support Specialist Jeff Mixter receives 2014 KSU SLIS Beta Phi Mu Student Achievement Award
OCLC Research Support Specialist Jeff Mixter has received the Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) Beta Phi Mu Student Achievement Award.
Jeff was selected to receive this award in recognition of his master's thesis research in library authorities and linked data along with other work he has done in this area. He was presented with the award at the Kent State University School of Library and Information Science Celebration of Alumni and Student Success held 16 April at the State Library of Ohio.
The Kent State SLIS Beta Phi Mu Student Achievement Award is given annually to one SLIS graduate who, as a student, had the emblematic qualities of the International Library and Information Science Honorary Society, Beta Phi Mu: scholarship, leadership, and service.
"Jeff conducted a thesis exploring a cutting-edge research area in Linked Data, an emerging subject in library and information science," said Jeff Fruit, interim director, Kent State University School of Library and Information Science. "In addition, his work has been recognized in major presentations and refereed journals. He is also extremely active in professional groups, and he has started taking leadership roles in regional and national organizations."
Jeff earned a dual Master of Library Science and Master of Science degree in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management from Kent State's School of Library and Information Science in 2013. He is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Communication and Information.
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