Community Profiles

Student Christopher Zeidel Researched New Technologies during Virtual Internship

To gain experience in a public library and prepare for a possible future in the virtual workforce, student Christopher Zeidel served as an Electronic Services Intern during a Fall 2012 virtual internship at the Marin County Free Library (MCFL) in California. With a focus on social media, Zeidel s

Student Carleen Huxley Expands Her Knowledge in Digital Services and Social Media through the SJSU SLIS Post-Master’s Certificate Program

When student Carleen Huxley received her MLIS degree in 2006 from the University of Oklahoma, in Tulsa, libraries were just beginning to explore social media as a service tool.

Student and Virtual Intern Madeline Pena Helps Launch New YouTube Channel for the San Francisco Public Library

After years of creative experience in the fields of marketing, graphic design, and television production in the Dominican Republic, student Madeline Pena applied her talent stateside at the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) during a Spring 2012 virtual internship.

Student Ian Matzen Blogs and Tweets from the Digital Assets Management European Conference

When SLIS Lecturer John Horodyski invited students in his LIBR 282 Digital Assets Management (DAM) class to volunteer their social media skills in return for a reduced registration fee to the June 2012 Henry Stewart DAM Conference in London, student Ian Matzen jumped at the chance.

Student Jessica Meindertsma Blends Publishing Background with a Future in LIS Digital Resources

What began as an internship at Elsevier, an international publisher of science and health information, turned into a career pursuit for SLIS student Jessica Meindertsma, who works for Elsevier as a Journal Manager in their San Diego, California offices.