Cheryl Stenström

Cheryl Stenstrom Cheryl is a full-time lecturer in the MLIS program as San Jose State University's iSchool. Previously she was the Chief Librarian/CEO of South Shore Public Libraries in Nova Scotia. As a Consultant and Instructor, she has developed and delivered online and in-person training sessions to colleagues from across the continent on such diverse topics as legal information searching, services for patrons with print disabilities and web development. Her experience includes providing research, advice and support to public libraries on management, board and technology issues, reference database training, and alternate formats.

Dissertation Title: Factors Influencing Funding Decisions by Elected Politicians at the State/Provincial Level: A Case Study of Public Libraries in Canada

San José Supervisor: Dr. Ken Haycock


  • PhD, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia (2012)
  • MLIS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (1997)
  • BA, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia (1994)

Current or Most Recent Position:

  • Lecturer, San Jose State University