Student Nicole Prokop attended the 26th Annual Conference of the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) in June 2011 as the winner of NASIG’s Fritz Schwartz Serials Education scholarship
Student Lorianne Ouderkirk’s research on design thinking, a problem-solving technique that generates innovative ideas and applications, led her to explore MLIS coursework in emerging technologies. She enrolled in LIBR 287 Seminar in Information Science: Web 3.0 and Emerging Trends in Fall 2010.
Student Eira Tansey presented a paper at the 2010 Southern Archivists Conference, describing her experiences transferring an academic library’s hard copy finding aids into a more accessible online format.
SLIS alum Steven Deineh, who recently landed a tenure-track job as Instruction Librarian at MiraCosta College in North San Diego County, has advice for students interested in becoming an academic librarian: “Internship! Internship! Internship!”
SLIS student Brenda Sevingy-Killen is a former licensed practical hospital nurse who decided to become a librarian because she wanted to continue helping people – albeit in a more positive setting.