For the first time ever, the SJSU School of Information will award scholarships to incoming MLIS students in fall 2015 and spring 2016, as part of the newly created Director's Scholarship for Excellence.
Mary-Jo Romaniuk is the sixth individual to complete a doctorate in the San José Gateway PhD program, which is offered in a partnership between the San José State University School of Information and the Queensland University of Technology.
Dr. Chris Hagar, an assistant professor at the SJSU School of Information and expert in crisis informatics, joins the ASIS&T SIG-III as one of its new infoshare officers. In her new role, she will help expand the organization's global reach.
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.
Alumnae Talitha Matlin (MLIS 2010) and Allison Carr (MLIS 2006) turned to each other for professional development in the form of team teaching and published an article about their experience in the current issue of Collaborative Librarianship.
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.