Library and Information Science Jobs Analysis

The MLIS Skills at Work: A Snapshot of Job Postings report is a useful career planning resource for future and current Master of Library and Information Science students, as well LIS practitioners and hiring managers. Through an environmental scan, job titles and duties, skills and knowledge, experience, education and credentials, and trends emerged and are reflected in the report. The free informal job postings report is updated annually by a graduate student assistant enrolled in the MLIS program.

Archives and Records Management Jobs Analysis

More than 200 job openings posted over a two month period from August through October 2016 for positions in the fields of archival / records management, records management, archives, records management / information governance, and information governance were examined in the most recent Archives and Records Management Jobs Analysis report. The latest data shows an increase in government and corporate jobs as compared to the 2015 report, with one-third located in the mid-Atlantic region. Most job postings were concentrated in archival management followed by records management and information governance. Job titles and duties and candidate requirements like education, experience, software skills, abilities, and knowledge were analyzed for this report that gives a pulse on the current job market for students pursuing a Master’s degree in Archives and Records Administration. A detailed written analysis is also available to download. The next jobs analysis report for the MARA program will be conducted in late 2017.

LIS Publications Wiki

The Library and Information Science (LIS) Publications Wiki provides students and professionals with a wealth of information regarding LIS publications and websites, so they find the right outlet for their writing and discover new publications to read. The wiki profiles hundreds of publications, ranging from scholarly journals to online forums.

Student Research Journal

The Student Research Journal is an open access, online, peer-reviewed publication of the SJSU School of Information that promotes graduate scholarship and intellectual inquiry in the fields of library and information science, archives and records management, and museum studies. It is published twice a year.


You can find stories from the SJSU School of Information on our Medium digital publication.Posts discuss the information profession and free opportunities for professional development like our Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference series and the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship.

Innovate Magazine

The SJSU School of Information showcases the achievements of our students, alumni, and faculty in Innovate magazine. We invite you to view archived issues.