• iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Stephens' new book, The Heart of Librarianship: Attentive, Positive, and Purposeful Change, focuses on six thematic areas and  paints "a picture of a humanist, user-focused, hyperlinked librarian filled with heart.”
  • SJSU School of Information alumnus Dr. Dennis M. Swanson (’95 MLIS) is the new dean of library services at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. “My program at SJSU was simply amazing..."
  • Two Master of Library and Information Science alumni and a current student from the School of Information at San José State University were selected to attend the American Library Association’s (ALA) fourth annual Leadership Institute.
  • San José State University School of Information Associate Professor Dr. Patricia Franks was dubbed “Someone You Should Know” by the Society of American Archivists (SAA) in its latest issue of Archival Outlook.
  • SJSU School of Information faculty members receive grants to develop a digital repository of materials that will support the internationalization of online courses and to create a new globalization and information course syllabus.
  • The topics of information communities, open access metadata, and international librarianship are explored in the 11th issue of the iSchool's Student Research Journal. 
  • Three faculty members have recently received notable promotions, honoring their significant contributions to the iSchool and the profession: Dr. Bill Fisher, Dr. Anthony Bernier, and Dr. Christine Hagar. Congratulations!
  • Students interested in learning the basics of Linux, Python, data security, and networking will have the opportunity this fall with the addition of a new elective course being offered in the MLIS program.
  • The spring issue of Archeota, the open-source digital publication of the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter, features articles on conservation, diversity, post-graduation employment, and upcoming events.
  • Five new students will be starting the MLIS program this fall with a $1,000 credit after being awarded the Director's Scholarship for Excellence. Their winning Pinterest applications demonstrated creativity in information organization and story telling.