Three alumni from the San José State University School of Information were voted into officer positions on the 2024 California Library Association board. Genesis Hansen is the new president-elect. Brandy Buenafe and Darla Wegener assume directors-at-large positions.
Dr. Darra Hofman, Dr. Michele Villagran and Dr. Souvich Ghosh from the San José State University School of Information, as well as Dr. Nada Attar and Dr. Saugher Nojan, are among the 15 winners selected for Mozilla’s Responsible Computing Challenge.
Nine graduate students from the San José State University School of Information attended the 2023 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM), which was held in Oklahoma City. The students are part of the Institute for Museum and Library Services grant-funded Bridging Knowledge project that aims to support “Indigenous librarians and contribute to growing a diverse and skilled professional workforce.”
Published: November 14, 2023 by Kesheena Doctor
As part of the iSchool, I have learned just how impactful and varied the information science field can be. This spring, the iSchool will unveil a new Sports Analytics course in the Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Data Analytics degree program.
“That’s the beauty of the Library and Information Science profession. It’s a very versatile field. You don’t have to work specifically in a library to apply your skill set. You don’t even have to be known as a librarian. You could have a title such as Information Architect or Taxonomist to apply your skills into practice, and that’s an amazing feeling to know that if you don’t get into a library, it’s not the end of the world.”
SJSU MLIS, December 2023