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 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.

Student Lindsay Davis Completes Library of Congress Fellowship

SLIS student Lindsay Davis spent her summer as a Junior Fellow at the Library of Congress, identifying publication information for the cataloguing of one of the legendary Spanish playwrights of the Golden Age.

Student Kathy Elliott Wins MLA Scholarship

Kathy Elliott started the MLIS program in Spring 2010 and is already off to an auspicious beginning to her library career after winning the 2010 Medical Library Association (MLA) scholarship.