More than 1,700 individuals from around the world explored what the future holds for information organizations as participants in the iSchool's Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends MOOC, a not-for-credit learning experience.
Two SJSU iSchool faculty members and an MLIS student have been elected to the California Library Association board of directors: Beth Wrenn-Estes as treasurer, Patty Wong as ALA chapter councilor, and Kimberlee Wheeler as student representative.
Technology, collaboration, and the evolution of the information profession were common themes of the Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference. All sessions from the two-day event were recorded and are now available.
Three presenters from the the Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference will join Dr. Michael Stephens for a special post-conference webcast presented by Library Journal on Oct. 30. Registration is free.
In recognition of her “outstanding achievements and contributions in records and information management,” Dr. Patricia C. Franks, SJSU iSchool associate professor, will be inducted into the prestigious ARMA International Company of Fellows.
In response to a new opportunity to garner grant funding to improve libraries, two faculty members at the SJSU School of Information met the Knight Foundation’s challenge head-on in hopes of turning their ideas into reality.
A new MLIS elective utilizes the experiential learning approach of project-based learning, in which students work in groups to design and deliver a collaborative project supporting a Librarians Without Borders community need.
Customized for the SJSU School of Information, the Spanish language and culture course prepares MLIS students for information careers that require Spanish-language skills and cultural knowledge.
The Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference has an impressive international list of keynote and distinguished speakers ready to inspire information professionals attending the free event. The conference will be held online on Oct. 8 and Oct. 9, 2014.
From information services to school libraries, career paths, and virtual worlds, there is something for everyone in this fall’s online Colloquium Series produced by the School of Information at San José State University.