Community Profiles

Student Tina Katz Finds Career Inspiration and Community in Trendspotting Course

Student Tina Katz gained an inside perspective on professional networking and industry trends at two conferences, thanks to her participation in an SJSU SLIS trendspotting course.

Student John Jackson Assists ALA Staff at Annual Conference

MLIS student John Jackson, the 2010-2011 Program Coordinator for our School’s American Library Association Student Chapter (ALASC), was one of 40 students working behind the scenes during ALA’s 2011 Annual Conference in New Orleans.

Student Gabrielle Doyle Bases Conference Presentation on Course Paper

Student Gabrielle Doyle’s presentation at the 2011 Alberta Library Conference was inspired by a SLIS course paper she wrote on managing and supporting teen employees.

Student Nicole Prokop Wins Scholarship to Attend NASIG’s Annual Conference

NASIG is the largest organization for serials librarians and related professionals in North America, and focuses on issues surrounding the creation, production, delivery, management, and access of serial information.


Student Amy Unger Finds Rich Rewards in Professional Trendspotting Course

Student Amy Unger has completed 30 units so far towards her MLIS degree, but says no class has been more valuable to her than the one-unit LIBR 298 Special Studies: Trendspotting.