Community Profiles

Student Caitlin O’Neal Relies on Emerging Technology to Earn her MLIS Degree while Living in Korea

When student Caitlin O’Neal moved from Ecuador to Korea, online learning got easier. “Korea has some of the fastest Internet in the world!” she said. Two years later, still living in Seoul, O’Neal often tackles coursework using mobile devices, on the go with just her iPhone in hand.

Student Thomas Knutson Enhances His Library Leadership Skills through the SJSU SLIS Post-Master’s Certificate Program

As the Youth Services Coordinator at Saskatoon Public Library in Saskatchewan, Canada, student Thomas Knutson entered the SJSU SLIS Post-Master’s Certificate Program to develop skills that will help him advance to a senior leadership role in a public or academic library, where he sees opportuniti

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 Sudi Napalan Helps Her School Library in Saipan Win Grant

SLIS student Sudi Q. Napalan helped her school library win a $6,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, becoming the first school in the Northern Mariana Islands to receive a grant from the Foundation.

Student Suzanne Scott Serves as Editor-in-Chief of New SLIS Student Journal

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.