What is iLibrary?
The San José State University School of Information’s iLibrary is an innovative space that hosts links and resources about the iSchool’s various collaborations. See what’s on the director’s iDesk, replay our virtual symposia featuring the latest trends in information practices, and explore digital landscapes with us in our virtual reality rooms. See how the iSchool moves forwards and breaks barriers.
The San José State University School of Information has a multi-pronged approach to Library Advocacy, which includes student groups, classes, internships, and conference presentation opportunities. Please visit the SJSU Library Advocacy Student Group’s website to learn more about the group’s mission and how you can get involved.
The San José State University School of Information has been fully accredited by the American Library Association since 1969, and is the oldest accredited LIS program in California. We are committed to following the ALA’s definition of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
For faculty members who wish to help a student who is struggling, you can find a number of available services on the Crisis Resources page.
In addition, the SJSU iSchool is proud to welcome Loida Garcia-Febo as our first ever Health and Wellness Ambassador.
Welcome to the Virtual Desk space of San José State University School of Information Director Dr. Anthony Chow. Part of Dr. Chow’s job is to represent the iSchool across the globe, talk to information and LIS leaders and professionals, and to bring back current and future trends so that the iSchool remains one of the global leaders in information and library and information science.
Track his travels around the world and view current projects,
conversations he is having at local, state, national, and international levels.
In collaboration with national, state, and local partners, iLead will help inform future Library and Information Science leaders by defining a leadership program with an equity, diversity, and inclusion focus that identifies required core competencies for workforce development.
The SJSU School of Information is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, and it is important that our students are exposed to various emerging technologies impacting the library and information science field. According to the American Library Association, virtual reality is an important current and future trend. One of the emerging technologies the iSchool is actively exploring is browser-based virtual environments.