Community Profiles

Patrick Sweeney is Every Librarian

Patrick Sweeney, a 2007 iSchool alumnus, spends his hour-long train ride to and from work each day thinking about libraries.

The Sky’s the Limit for iSchool Special Libraries Association Chapter Presidents

The Silicon Valley Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) boasts two iSchoolers in the top spots: president-elect alumna Elisa Ewing, and president Cory Laurence, a c

Virtual Collaboration with the iSchool’s Diverse Community Leads Yolande Wilburn on an LIS Adventure

Yolande Wilburn always wanted to go back to school for a master’s degree, and she looked to her own childhood for career inspiration. “I love the library, grew up there as a child, and found it to be a great way to escape,” Wilburn says.

Librarians Will Save Us All

iSchool alumna Brandy Buenafe will be the first person to tell you how much she loves her work, how rewarding she finds it, and how she is, in fact, not only a librarian, but a public safety bastion.

iSchool Graduate Alison Jantz: We don’t have all the answers, but we can find them

Canadian Alison Jantz found her niche, supplemented it with the MLIS degree, and landed her dream job: director of a theological library.