Community Profiles

Public Libraries and the Community

2010 iSchool alumnus Chris Brown went through the MLIS program with the understanding that his educational experience would be the foundation that would enable him to practice LIS work—but that the real learning process would take place by just jumping into the workplace and being a librarian.

Student Basia Delawska-Elliott Presents Case Study on Hospital Libraries at MLA Conference

Student Basia Delawska-Elliott received a warm reception when she presented a paper in May 2014 at the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting in Chicago.

Alum Penny Hummel Elected Vice President/President Elect of the Oregon Library Association

When Penny Hummel, a 2007 SLIS graduate, was approached (for the second time) by the Oregon Library Association (OLA) Nominating Committee to run for Vice President/ President Elect, the timing was right.

Stacey Nordlund Promotes Student Publishing Opportunities as Editor-in-Chief of SLIS Student Research Journal

“I’m thrilled to be taking on a more active role in developing journal operations and focusing on long-term planning,” said Nordlund, who previously served as SRJ’s managing editor.

Student Dolly Moehrle Uses Grant-Writing Skills to Support Library Programs

MLIS student Dolly Moehrle applied knowledge from her grant-writing class at SJSU SLIS to obtain funding for community-wide programming at her library.