Community Profiles

Student Candice Putnam Uses Technology Skills She Learned in the MLIS Program to Serve Canadian Residents

MLIS student Candice Putnam relies on the technology skills she’s gained at SJSU SLIS to develop programs at the public library in Canada where she works.  She’s also the recipient of the School’s 2012 Alumni & Friends Scholarship, which Putnam wil

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 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

SLIS Scholarship Supports Student Theresa Putkey’s Studies in Information Architecture

Student Theresa Putkey is the winner of the 2011 SLIS Alumni and Friends Scholarship, an award which will help her earn an MLIS degree while continuing her work as an information architect.

Student Brenda Sevingy-Killen Transitions from Nursing to Librarianship

“I went into nursing because of my desire to help people. What I didn’t foresee was the emotional toll it would take on me,” said Sevingy-Killen. “Being faced with illness and death on a daily basis was way too much sadness in my life.