• Alumnae Emily Ratica and Suzanne Sannwald were selected to participate in the American Association of School Librarians' Induction Program to assist future K – 12 school library leaders in recognizing and developing their leadership abilities.
  • The iSchool's poster session has helped students and alumni enhance their resumes, polish their presentation skills, build their confidence, and make new connections. The next poster session will be held at the Caliornia Library Association in November.
  • Blockchain technology may be the wave of the future in libraries, and a new book by Drs. Sue Alman and Sandra Hirsh (slated to be published in spring 2019) explores the potential and possible implementation of blockchain technologies.
  • The second edition of Finding the Answers to Legal Questions by Assistant Professor Virginia M. Tucker and co-author Marc Lampson recieved a starred review by Booklist: “Highly recommended for public, academic, and law libraries.”
  • Three San José State University School of Information students have been selected to serve as editorial staff members on the school’s Student Research Journal, the university’s only student-led journal.
  • Ten San José State University School of Information graduate students have been awarded 2018-2019 Spectrum scholarships by the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services.
  • The SJSU School of Information has awarded dozens of scholarships to new and matriculated students for their studies in the Master of Archives and Records Administration or Master of Library and Information Science degree program.
  • Professor Anthony Bernier was awarded a $2,500 American Library Association Diversity Research grant to develop an evidence-based analysis of first generation online library and information science graduate students.
  • Four United States military veterans at the SJSU School of Information are following their passion for librarianship through an IMLS grant aimed at recuiting veterans into MLIS degree programs and helping them to become information professionals.
  • The iSchool's Student Research Journal is celebrating 100,000 downloads and an audience from more than 180 countries with special contributions by SJSU and iSchool scholars in its 15th published issue, now available online.