Community Profiles

Alumna Tanya Koukeyan Develops Social Media Tools During Virtual Internship

Koukeyan spent the Spring 2011 semester working with Web 2.0 tools to expand the Yuba College Library’s Facebook and Twitter presence and to transform its print newsletter into a library news blog.

Alumna Ratana Ngaotheppitak’s NASA Internship Led to New Job and Award

Alumna Ratana Ngaotheppitak’s seven-month internship at the NASA Ames Research Center helped her secure a job as a NASA Archivist and earn the 2011 SLIS Jean Wichers Professional Practice Award.

Student Pat Benefiel Pursues Medical Librarianship with Help from Professional Association Scholarship

Student Pat Benefiel received a scholarship from the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona (MLGSCA) in April 2011, which will help support her final semester of MLIS studies and her explorations in medical librarians

Alum Emily Weak Researched Text Reference Services as Part of Grant-Funded Study

Alum Emily Weak gained experience in research and reference services by working on a grant-funded study about text reference services with SLIS assistant professor Dr. Lili Luo.

Student Robert Riley Attends Australian Library Conference

Student Robert Riley flew more than 7,000 miles to attend the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Conference in September 2010, where he explored information literacy and networked with international library professionals.