Student Suzanne Scott’s broad background in library and information science provides the skills she needs to develop a new student research journal at SLIS. Scott is drawing on her experiences in public, corporate, and academic libraries as she takes on the role of Editor-in-Chief, working with faculty advisor Dr. Anthony Bernier and an editorial team of eight fellow SLIS students to launch the bi-annual publication in Spring 2011.
When SLIS student Geri Bodeker heard about a job opening at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, she knew just where to go to brush up on her interviewing skills — the SLIS career development website.
SLIS student Genna Buhr was recently appointed as a mentor in a prestigious new institute for Illinois library staff that seeks to become a national model for teaching librarians about technology tools.
As an analyst at a market research firm, SLIS student Karen Olympia experienced firsthand what it’s like to be awash in data. And it started her thinking about better ways to access and present information.
For SLIS student Angelo Roselle, participating in a research project with Dr. Patricia Franks regarding how government agencies can manage records created using new social media tools seemed like an ideal mixture of his personal passions and professional goals.