June 22, 2009SJSU School of Library and Information Science Partners with Serra Cooperative Library System on Grant–funded Project to Recruit Librarians
The San José State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) will be partnering with the Serra Cooperative Library System to recruit and educate a new generation of librarians who will serve California's two counties bordering Mexico, thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums. The $708,138 grant award was announced last week by IMLS as part of its Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
December 02, 2008
We would like to thank the hundreds of guests who attended The Future is Within Reach: A Night at the Museum fundraiser on November 15, 2008 at the San José Museum of Art.
November 19, 2008
San José, California — November 18, 2008 — Graduates of the San José State University (SJSU) School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) earn the highest average starting salary of any Library School, according to a recent Library Journal salary survey. With an average starting salary of $49,293, SJSU SLIS graduates also benefit from an excellent return on investment — their starting salaries are high, and their tuition is considerably more affordable than most other library schools.
March 18, 2008
SJSU SLIS was one of eleven institutions to receive the "2008 Elluminate Centers of Excellence" recognition. Best in Class. Marketwire followed up with an article on March 11, 2008: "Elluminate Announces 2008 Center of Excellence Winners for Achievement in Live eLearning".
June 28, 2007
The American Library Association's Committee on Accreditation voted this week in Washington, DC to extend the accreditation of the San José Master of Library and Information Science for a full term, seven years, to 2014. The re-accreditation was issued without conditions.