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Miriam Kahn

Miriam Kahn


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Skills & Interests


  • Midwest Archives Conference
    Development Officer 04/2010 – Current
  • Aldus Society - Book Collectors in Ohio
    Member at large 08/2008 – Current
  • Society of the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
    Member at large 09/2000 – Current

Education History

  • PhD History (12/2011)
    Kent State Unversity
  • MA Ancient History (12/1986)
    Hunter College - CUNY
  • MLS Research & Reference (12/1983)
    Queens College - CUNY


  • Kahn, Miriam B and Karen Gracy. (January 2012). • “Preservation in the Digital Age: A Review of Preservation Literature 2009-2010” in Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS). (56 no. 1).
  • Kahn, Miriam B. (2012). Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries. Chicago: American Library Assocation.
  • Kahn, Miriam B. (June 2009). “Recycling Library Discards and E-Waste.” in TechKNOW. (15 no. 1).

Teaching Experience

  • Genealogy and Local History Research Methods (Current)
    • Kent State Unversity – Genealogy, Local History
    • This course teaches students to locate, analyze, and understand the various primary resources used by researchers in Local History and Genealogy. Librarians and Archivists are called upon more frequently to assist patrons in searching their family roots, and researching events and locations in their past. This course provides the tools to unders


  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • French
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Intermediate
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
    • Speaking level: None
    • Reading level: Intermediate

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award (08/2011)
    Outstanding teaching award in School of Library and Information Science, College of Communication and Information
  • Phi Alpha Theta - Psi Chapter (12/2007)
    History Honor Society inductee



  • Adjunct Faculty (01/1992 – Current) Kent State University
  • CEO (11/1991 – Current) MBK Consulting