Community Profiles

SLIS Instructor Jennifer Velasquez Transforms Teen Services

Jennifer Velasquez, SLIS Lecturer and Coordinator of Teen Services for the San Antonio Public Library, has a straightforward approach to providing youth services: focus on the teens, not the titles.

Student Frank Florian Shares Screencasting Expertise as Peer Mentor and Presenter

As a peer mentor for our School’s graduate students, Frank Florian gained expertise in screencasting, which he shared during a recent online workshop hosted by our School’s American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) student chapter.

Student Elviria Aquino Pursues MLIS to Support Tribal Heritage Preservation

Student Elviria Aquino enrolled in our School’s MLIS program in Spring 2011 to learn how to help her community develop and manage their tribal heritage center.

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.

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.