A graduate of the San José State University School of Information
was recently named a 2019
“Mover & Shaker” Advocate by Library Journal. The
prestigious distinction recognizes how “powerful” librarians are
to the information profession and the communities they
The 14th graduate of the Gateway PhD program is celebrating the success of her research by continuing to write from her dissertation, as well as work part time as a research assistant with the doctoral program.
The San José State University School of Information sponsored a
community poster session featuring alumni and student speakers
during the California Library Association’s annual conference
held in November 2018.
Two graduates of the San José State University School of Information have been elected as members-at-large to the California Library Association. Chris Brown and Emily Weak, who graduated in 2010 and 2011, respectively, begin their terms in November 2018.
Ten San José State University School of Information students and
alumni presented posters on their projects and research during
the American Library Association’s 2018 annual conference in New
A 2016 Master of Library and
Information Science graduate of the San José State
University School of Information attributes a course on grant
writing as the key to being awarded a $1,600 grant that will
benefit her community.
Dr. Rachel Ivy Clarke, ‘08 MLIS, is the recipient of the iSchools 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Award for outstanding work in the information field. Her research reconceptualizes librarianship as a design discipline rather than a social science.
iSchool alumna Carole Prietto, ‘13 MLIS, was recently hired as the archivist for the Georgetown University Law Center, where she is responsible for collecting, preserving and providing access to the institutional history of the law center.
iSchool alumnae Heather Gruenthal and Amelia Lafleur have been elected to the California School Library Association 2017 board. Both graduates will advocate for increased networking opportunities and jobs for teacher librarians.
Making a difference in our communities, inspiring a love for literature, creating innovative programming…these are the reasons why SJSU iSchool alumnae Lia Kharis Hillman and Olga Valencia Cardenas are 2016 I Love My Librarian Award winners!