• In the first of three online mini-conferences for 2017, Library 2.0 recently took a look at the skills and knowledge needed to support effective libraries of the future. As discussed during the keynote panel, librarians need people skills. 
  • Graduation day is almost here, and to help send off her peers on their newest endeavors will be MLIS student Essraa Nawar, this year's outstanding student speaker and recipient of the Ken Haycock Award for Professional Promise. Congratulations, Essraa!
  • Three San José State University School of Information graduates have been designated as “Movers & Shakers” by Library Journal for their transformative work in libraries.
  • Two San José State University School of Information students were awarded travel grants to attend the Special Libraries Association 2017 Annual Conference: Kate Spaulding and Jonathan Christensen.
  • The Online Learning Consortium bestowed a notable award to San José State University for its excellent faculty development programs including the iSchool's Teaching, Tips and Techniques workshop series.
  • The iSchool will be offering a unique one-unit course at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference designed to help students engage with colleagues and professional development through conference participation.
  • Ten outstanding faculty and staff members of the San José State University School of Information were honored with special awards in recognition of their exceptional work.
  • Dr. Rachel Ivy Clarke, '08 MLIS, is the recipient of the iSchools 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Award for outstanding work in the information field. Her research reconceptualizes librarianship as a design discipline rather than a social science.
  • Dr. Debra Wallace from Harvard Business School will be the convocation speaker for the San José State University School of Information’s virtual convocation ceremony in May.
  • Year after year, the MLIS curriculum is ranked among the top 5 program strengths, and this spring, students have even more courses to choose from with the addition of several new courses on political advocacy, RDA, social analytics, and other topics.