Alyse Dunavant-Jones earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree and Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management of Digital Assets and Services in May 2018 from the San José State University School of Information. Prior to graduating, Dunavant-Jones was a researcher for the International Directory of National Archives and a graduate research assistant for the InterPARES Trust project. Dunavant-Jones is a virtual world librarian and serves as the assistant director for the Community Virtual Library.
International Archives Day: Lessons Learned while Gathering Data for the International Directory of National Archives
MLIS Graduate, SJSU School of Information
IDNA Program Coordinator for the Spring 2017 Semester
Friday, June 09, 2017
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Online using Collaborate URL: join live session
iSchool students share experiences as researchers for the International Directory of National Archives, edited by Dr. Pat Franks and Dr. Anthony Bernier. IDNA will serve archivists, historians, and researchers with information about 198 national archives. Slated for publication in 2018, IDNA has allowed iSchool students and alumni to conduct research on how nations manage and preserve their documentary heritage and to contribute to a work that will share their findings with a wide audience.
Individuals requiring real-time captioning or other accommodations should contact Dr. Sue Alman as soon as possible.
Heather Kohles holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Photography from the University of Nevada, Reno. After leaving the forensic science community, Kohles pursued the Master of Archives and Records Administration degree at the San José State University School of Information, graduating in May of 2017. In her previous career, she was avidly involved with ISO accreditation, quality assurance, and policy creation.
Kathryn (Kate) Eminhizer holds a Bachelor's degree in Public History from Empire State College. She is currently a library technician at a military community library. Her work in libraries, museums, and elementary schools extends for more than 10 years. She served in both the U.S. Army Reserves and the PA National Guard. Her interest lies in archives and the preservation of cultural heritage. Eminhizer is currently enrolled in the Master of Library and Information Science degree program at the San José State University School of Information.