Schlipp, John

John Schlipp

John Schlipp
Associate Professor & Intellectual Property Librarian
Intellectual Property Awareness Center (IPAC)
Office: SL 329
Phone: 859.572.5723

John Schlipp is an Intellectual Property Librarian and Associate Professor of Library Services at W. Frank Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University.

John holds a master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. He is the manager of the IPAC: Intellectual Property Awareness Center ( at Steely Library. Prior to receiving his MSLS in 2000, John worked in the communications industry for 15 years. His contributions include: scholarly articles and book reviews; an intellectual property awareness program for teens and young adults entitled Creative Thinking (; associate editor of the Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky (University Press of Kentucky, 2009), and a chapter in the textbook Distributed Learning Librarianship (ABC-CLIO: Libraries Unlimited, 2011). He teaches LIN 405 Intellectual Property & Information Rights for the NKU Bachelor’s Degree in Library Informatics. 

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Business, Public Relations, and Library Informatics

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Librarian Open Office Autumn Hours

  • Tuesdays from 5PM to 7PM
  • Wednesdays from 12 NOON to 1PM
  • Thursdays from 9AM to 10AM

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Steely Library phone number:  859.572.5457