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Full-time Lecturer Position Opening: Information Retrieval System Design

The SJSU School of Information is recruiting for a full-time (non-tenure track) lecturer with a focus on Information Retrieval System Design. Applicants with a Master’s degree or PhD in Library and Information Science, or a closely related field, and at least three years of professional applied experience in information retrieval  (ideally outside of academic settings) are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position Opening: Information Retrieval, HCI, Digital Archives

The SJSU School of Information is recruiting to fill a tenure-track faculty position. Applicants with a doctorate and experience in Information Retrieval or HCI or Digital Archives are encouraged to apply. Experience teaching courses in a fully online learning environment is strongly preferred.

For details and how to apply please download the position announcement

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Madelynn Dickerson, Wendy Blixrud Beckmann, Ellworth Beckmann

MLIS Student’s Essay Wins Scholarship and Trip to Association of Research Libraries Fall Forum

Choosing between an essay or a visual submission when considering her application format for the 2019 Julia C. Blixrud Scholarship, Madelynn Dickerson decided to write an essay. Her decision proved successful in exhibiting evidence of her creative thinking and passion for research libraries. The San José State University School of Information graduate student received the $1,000 scholarship and was invited to attend the Association of Research Libraries Fall Forum, themed “Research Libraries as Catalytic Leaders in a Society in Constant Flux.”  

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SJSU Meet Up

ARMA InfoCon: The Download
My Experience as a First Time Attendee

Published: November 12, 2019 by Kenna Wulker

Have you ever felt like your brain is stuffed with so much information that it might explode? That’s how my first time at ARMA InfoCon felt. InfoCon 2019 was held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 21-23. Registrants were able to attend workshops, lectures, and vendor booths while discovering new & best practices, experimenting with technology and gaining valuable experience.

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MLIS Graduate Finds Home in Academic Librarianship

“Volunteering counts, too! You don’t need to rely only on internships to gain library work experience.”

Jerry Limberg, ‘17 MLIS 
Librarian, Saddleback Community College
Adjunct Professor, Palomar Community College
Carlsbad, California