• Two San José State University School of Information students were awarded travel grants to attend the Special Libraries Association 2017 Annual Conference: Kate Spaulding and Jonathan Christensen.
  • The Online Learning Consortium bestowed a notable award to San José State University for its excellent faculty development programs including the iSchool's Teaching, Tips and Techniques workshop series.
  • The iSchool will be offering a unique one-unit course at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference designed to help students engage with colleagues and professional development through conference participation.
  • Ten outstanding faculty and staff members of the San José State University School of Information were honored with special awards in recognition of their exceptional work.
  • Dr. Rachel Ivy Clarke, '08 MLIS, is the recipient of the iSchools 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Award for outstanding work in the information field. Her research reconceptualizes librarianship as a design discipline rather than a social science.
  • Dr. Debra Wallace from Harvard Business School will be the convocation speaker for the San José State University School of Information’s virtual convocation ceremony in May.
  • Year after year, the MLIS curriculum is ranked among the top 5 program strengths, and this spring, students have even more courses to choose from with the addition of several new courses on political advocacy, RDA, social analytics, and other topics.
  • iSchool professors, graduate students and alumni are creating the first International Directory of National Archives to serve as a single source of information about 196 national archives around the world.
  • Striving to bridge the gap between research and practice, Dr. Lili Luo is conducting an in-depth investigation of how librarians employ the best available evidence to solve practical problems in the field.
  • Dr. Mary Ann Harlan discussed the positive characteristics of librarians functioning as educators during her keynote presentation at the California School Library Association Southern Region’s Workshop.