Community Profiles

Student Kathryn Schramm Creates Tag Vocabulary for New Mobile App

Student Kathryn Schramm developed a tagging vocabulary for an innovative local-news mobile application during her Summer 2011 internship.

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.

Student Chelsie Harris Turns Internship into Permanent Position

Student Chelsie Harris worked as a paraprofessional at the San Diego County Library before completing an internship there last summer – gaining the experience and professional connections she needed to land a permanent position at the library in September.