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Athena Salaba, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Introduction Video: Meet Athena Salaba, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. (Library and Information Studies), University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.L.S., Kent State University
  • B.A. (Cultural Anthropology), Kent State University

Courses Taught by Dr. Salaba

  • LIS 60002: Organization of Information
  • LIS 60602: Cataloging and Classification I
  • LIS 60603: Cataloging and CLassification II
  • LIS 60637: Metadata Architectures and Implementations
  • LIS 60638: Digital Libraries
  • LIS 60661: Technical Services

Professor Salaba has been a SLIS faculty member since January 2004.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Research Areas
  • Organization of Information: Descriptive and Subject Cataloging, Metadata
  • Knowledge Organization Systems: Thesauri, Classification Systems, Taxonomies
  • Subject Access to Information
  • Information-Seeking Behavior
Athena Salaba, Ph.D.
School of Library and Information Science
314 Library Bldg
Phone: 330-672-0023