The SJSU iSchool is teaming up with ALA again to offer an advanced e-Course, this time on the topic of cataloging, with instruction designed for non-catalogers. The e-Course begins Sept. 22, and participants can register via the ALA store.
Presentation proposals are currently being accepted for the fourth annual international and entirely online conference on the future of libraries in a digital world, the Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference.
Graduate students in the Master of Library and Information Science program at the SJSU School of Information have more choices in course topics and increased course scheduling flexibility with the addition of several one-unit courses.
Many jobs for information professionals require extensive knowledge of data services, data analysis, and digital resources. New data-focused courses in the SJSU iSchool's MLIS program help students build data management skill sets.
The reworked core courses of the Master of Library and Information Science degree (MLIS) program are "innovative, forward-looking, and engaging for students." The core courses were revised as part of an ongoing review of the MLIS curriculum.
MLIS student Jeremy McLaughlin is one of the recipients of the 2014 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) New Leaders Award, recognizing his enthusiasm and potential for leadership as a new member of ASIS&T.
Led by Dr. Anthony Bernier of the SJSU information school, the “Making Space for Young Adults in Public Libraries” research project is featured in a number of prestigious recent and forthcoming publications.
The School of Library and Information Science announces a new name that is more inclusive of all its educational programs. As of August 1, the school will be known as the School of Information at San José State University.
Academic librarians honed their research skills during the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL), a grant-funded research program developed in partnership between San José State University and Loyola Marymount University.
Dr. Sandra Hirsh, director of the San José State University School of Library and Information Science, brings her expertise to the advisory board of Credo, the information skills solutions provider that serves educational institutions worldwide.