Community Profiles

Doctoral Student Cheryl Stenström Researches Public Library Funding Decisions

Doctoral student Cheryl Stenström has served in leadership positions in several public libraries, most recently as the Chief Librarian and CEO of the South Shore Public Libraries in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Doctoral Student Laura Anderson Explores Information Sharing Practices

Laura Anderson, a doctoral student in the San José Gateway PhD program, works at IBM Research – Almaden, the birthplace of the first commercial hard-disk drive and relational databases.

SLIS Alum and San José Gateway PhD Student Mary-Jo Romaniuk Explores the Meaning of Leadership

According to Romaniuk, many young and mid-career librarians aren’t interested in what are considered traditional “leadership” jobs because they fear those jobs will devour their life outside of work.