SLIS student Nick Velkavrh is the 2009-2010 winner of the California Library Association’s Reference Service Press Fellowship , a $3,000 award given annually to a student preparing for a career in reference and information service librarianship.
It’s not unheard of for a librarian to be a techie, or for a lawyer to hold an MLIS degree. But it’s a rare combination for an IT expert to have both law and library science degrees. SLIS instructor and alum Robert Boyd has all three.
Recent SLIS graduate Greg Borman didn’t just write a final paper for his LIBR-275 course, Library Services for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities – he also got it published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Fresh out of graduate school with a master’s degree in Religion, Elena Nipper had no idea what she wanted to do. Teaching – the most obvious career path – didn’t suit her personality. But then she learned about theological librarianship and found her niche.
Claudia Peters’ life has gone through dramatic changes in the past two years, including a move from the U.S. to Denmark and a transition from working full time to starting a family. Through it all, the one constant has been her online classes through SLIS. Peters is specializing in academic librarianship and intends to become a reference and instructional librarian.