Information Sessions

Informatics Online Open House

Applications are open for fall 2024 admission! Learn more about the fully online master’s degree program and careers in Informatics by attending our online information session. Hosted by faculty and staff members, the presentation will provide an overview of the Master of Science in Informatics program, including admissions requirements, scholarship opportunities for new students, courses and specializations, and our award-winning online learning environment.


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iStudent Blog
Kesheena Doctor, Leah Choi, Adrienne Violet, & Eva Flying in-person at ATALM 2023 after presenting their Seeking Immortality presentation with virtual team members. photo courtesy of Leah Choi.

Conference Presentation Insight: Tips & Pointers Part 2

Published: February 6, 2024 by Kesheena Doctor

This past fall semester was an extremely busy time for me. Not only was I working part time and taking a full course load, I also presented at two conferences! For those unaware, presenting at a conference takes a lot of preparation and careful planning.

Drs. Clarence Maybee, Karen Kaufmann, Virginia Tucker (l. to r.).

Information Literacy, Disciplinarity, and New Knowledge

Published: January 16, 2024 by Dr. Virginia Tucker

A community of researcher-educators began meeting regularly several years ago for conversations around the disciplinarity of information literacy. The co-facilitators are Dr. Clarence Maybee, Professor and W. Wayne Booker Endowed Chair in Information Literacy, Purdue University, and Dr. Karen Kaufmann, Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of South Florida. The community has come to be called ILIAD, for Information Literacy is a Discipline, as it examines aspects of a discipline as discussed in the literature, such as having a code of ethics, modes of inquiry, scholarly

Aaron Stefanich

iSchool Alumnus Named North Dakota’s Librarian of the Year

The North Dakota Library Association has chosen a standout alumnus from the San José State University School of Information for its prestigious title of Librarian of the Year. Aaron Stefanich received the award that recognizes individuals who have made “outstanding contributions to the North Dakota library profession.” For Stefanich, being recognized as Librarian of the Year “is humbling, because I know so many other North Dakota librarians who deserve the award.”