Student Becca Belz works with librarians and information professionals from around the world – all without leaving her Southern California home. As the new guide for the SLIS Virtual Center for Archives and Records Administration, Belz interacts with the LIS community in the online world of Second Life.
Doctoral student Diana Wakimoto is exploring the creation and evolution of three community-based archives to understand how their practices differ from traditional institutions. Wakimoto’s research is the first in-depth comparative history of the queer community archives movement, and provides a new perspective on archival work.
SLIS Lecturer Lisa Daulby shares her experiences as an archivist and records manager to help her students understand the rapidly evolving field of electronic records management.
Student Tina Katz gained an inside perspective on professional networking and industry trends at two conferences, thanks to her participation in an SJSU SLIS trendspotting course.
Student Sarah Emmerson is expanding her leadership skills by serving as an elected officer in both the national ASIS&T association and in the new SJSU ASIS&T student chapter.