Graduate students enrolled in one of the newest electives offered in the iSchool's Master of Library and Information Science program took their newfound problem-solving skills to Guatemala to address real-world issues.
The results from the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) election are in, and iSchool Director Sandra Hirsh was elected to serve a three-year term as International Relations Round Table (IRRT) councilor at large to the ALA Council.
iSchool Lecturer Jen Jumba emphasizes that Web 2.0 technologies are meant to foster two-way communication; they should not be used to “data dump” but should create communities of people who want to be a part of something and contribute.
The premiere issue of Archeota, the e-newsletter created by the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter at the SJSU School of Information, has hit the virtual newsstands. Download now and see what's happening in archives.
With the inaugural virtual convocation ceremony just around the corner, the School of Information at San José State University announces the seven recipients of the 2015 Awards for Excellence for Graduating Students. Congratulations!
Tools, Skills, and Competencies is the theme for the Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference, the fifth annual event about the future of libraries in the digital age. The open online conference will take place on October 20, 2015.
The hard work has paid off for 18 continuing graduate students at the San José State University School of Information, who were recently awarded a total of $28,000 in scholarships.
SJSU School of Information Lecturer Patty Wong is hosting free webinars in advance of the 2015 ALA Annual Conference to share ideas and strategies for getting the most out of professional association conferences.
Congratulations are due to SJSU School of Information student Heather Terrell for winning the 2015 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award for her paper, “Reference Is Dead, Long Live Reference: Electronic Collections in the Digital Age.”
A number of speakers, events, and activities are planned in celebration of more than 500 students who are graduating from the School of Information at San José State University. The first event takes place May 16 with a live virtual convocation.