• The School of Information at San José State University is recruiting for a tenure track assistant professor in the area of Organizational Management and Behavior in Information Professions.
  • A new IMLS grant project led by the iSchool's Dr. Kristen Rebmann aims to provide Internet access to underserved communities and library patrons by expanding the reach of the library’s Internet signal outside of the library building to public spaces.
  • Intelligence, national security and information policy are explored in a recently published book co-written by iSchool instructor Dr. Susan Maret. These same topics are also covered in several courses she teaches in the MLIS program.
  • Three MLIS degree program alumnae were elected to the California Library Association's leadership board. Congratulations to president-elect Dolly Goyal and board of directors Genesis Hansen and Heather Cousin!
  • San José Gateway PhD program students Africa Hands and Karen Kaufmann were recently accepted to present their research progress project posters on education at professional conferences.
  • Two SJSU School of Information students were selected for the 2016-2017 ARL/SAA Mosaic Program, which strives to promote diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce.
  • iSchool Director Dr. Sandra Hirsh gave a keynote speech earlier this month addressing the findings of a case study on the impact of the Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference series. 
  • The IMLS has awarded a grant to extend the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship for three more years. Applications for the fourth cohort open on December 1, 2016. SJSU alumni are encouraged to apply.
  • Master of Library and Information Science student Gina Rosabal was designated an Association of Research Libraries Diversity Scholar to participate in the 2016–2018 Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce.
  • Seven San José State University School of Information students and graduates were among the recipients of the California Library Association’s 2016 scholarships and awards. Congratulations!