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Student Research Journal’s 20th Issue Demonstrates Dedication to Excellence
Volume 10, Issue 2

The 20th issue of the fully student-run Student Research Journal is now available online. Featuring an invited contribution from a faculty member, an article written by a current student, and book reviews by recent graduates from the San José State University School of Information, the content of this issue offers a wide variety of topics to read during the remainder of winter break (and after!).

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Virtual Conference Draws Record-Setting Attendance with Participants from 121 Countries
Global Participation Made for 'Fascinating Discussions'

Tweet from Library 2.0 Conference

The San José State University School of Information organized three Library 2.0 web conferences during 2020, the 10th year of the Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference series. Each of the mini-conferences focused on a specific topic addressed by experts in the information professions. The format included an opening keynote panel, concurrent crowd-sourced sessions, and a closing address. Held entirely online at no cost to participants, the 2020 conference series spanned 121 total countries with more than 5,000 registrants for each conference.

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iSchool Alumni Score Coveted Seats on CLA Board of Directors
2020 CLA Election Results

Four alumni of the San José State University School of Information were elected to seats on the California Library Association Board of Directors in the 2020 CLA election, held on November 2, 2020. Mark Fink, Dolly Goyal, Yolande Wilburn, and Beatriz Preciado will take office this month, and will be honored at the annual CLA membership meeting being held virtually on November 16, 2020.

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iSchool Offers First-Ever Bachelor’s Degree
BS in Information Science and Data Analytics Program Prepares Students for Careers in Big Data, Emerging Technologies and Machine Learning

Hanover Research Current and Projected Employment

The School of Information at San José State University is pleased to announce a new Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Data Analytics degree program that prepares undergraduate students for one of the fastest-growing occupation areas in the United States, according to Hanover Research.

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IG Talk with Robert Smallwood Featuring Professor Patricia Franks [Podcast]

Professor Patricia Franks chats with Robert Smallwood about the Master of Archives and Records Administration program. She gives a brief overview of the fully online master’s degree program; discusses career opportunities for individuals skilled in archives, records, and information governance; addresses industry trends; and talks about her research in the field. She also defines the alphabet soup of acronyms for the many credentials available for archives, records, and information governance professionals.