Bridging Knowledge Webinar: Alanna Aiko Moore, Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association
Students are invited to attend the second Bridging Knowledge Scholars’ Curriculum Webinar, featuring speaker Alanna Aiko Moore, executive director of the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association.
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/83711764947
Pushing Forward with Native American Literacy and Libraries
IMLS Awards $1.2 Million Grant to iSchool and Reading Nation Waterfall
Dr. Anthony Chow, director of the San José State University School of Information, and Reading Nation Waterfall have received a $1.2 million grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to foster Native American literacy, as well as a $150,000 grant entitled “Seeking Immortality” alongside the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana to preserve the Northern Cheyenne language and culture through virtual reality.
“I want to be a mentor. That’s my goal. [When] working with a staff I really like to find out what their strengths are, what areas they really enjoy or don’t like as much, so then we can build on that and make it so that they can be successful.”
Kimberli Buckley, ‘11 MLIS
Published: August 18, 2022 by Melissa Prunty Kemp
Welcome new and continuing students to MARA 2022 -2023! We’re back for another exciting year of classes and professional activities. If this is your first semester, you may wonder where to get started in and outside of classes.
New and matriculated students enrolled in the San José State University School of Information’s master’s degree and bachelor’s degree programs are starting the fall semester with a little less financial worry. The SJSU iSchool recognized its exceptional students with 72 scholarships ranging from $750 to $3,000 each. Dr. Mary Ann Harlan, co-chair of the Scholarship Committee said, “Awarding scholarships is always an amazing opportunity to see the wonderful diversity and quality of iSchool students.”