SJSU School of Information faculty members receive grants to develop a digital repository of materials that will support the internationalization of online courses and to create a new globalization and information course syllabus.
Three faculty members have recently received notable promotions, honoring their significant contributions to the iSchool and the profession: Dr. Bill Fisher, Dr. Anthony Bernier, and Dr. Christine Hagar. Congratulations!
SJSU School of Information Lecturer Erin Lawrimore’s 14 years of experience with the Society of American Archivists (SAA) will serve her well in her newly elected three-year position on the SAA Council.
Dr. Virginia Tucker will begin a new role this summer at the San José State University School of Information. She is now an assistant professor with a specialization in information systems and knowledge structures. Congratulations!
Two SJSU School of Information faculty members and one member of the Master of Archives and Records Administration degree program advisory committee are hoping to take the lead in the Society of American Archivists.
Dr. Christine Hagar, an assistant professor at the SJSU School of Information, is bringing global attention to the important roles public libraries play in disaster risk reduction and in strengthening community resilience pre and post disasters.
The nominating committee for the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2016 election has named San José State University distinguished faculty member Patty Wong as a candidate for the three-year position of ALA treasurer.
The iSchool welcomes a new lecturer this fall. Joshua Zimmerman is sharing his passion for research with graduate students in his MARA 285 Research Methods in Research Management and Archival Science course.
Faculty members describe the iSchool’s dynamic curricula, research, and international projects in a collaborative article published in the current issue of the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. The article is available for download.
Joining the ranks of those completing distinguished degrees in 2015 is San José State University School of Information Lecturer Lisa Daulby, who recently earned her PhD in Information Technology. Congratulations, Dr. Daulby, on your doctorate!
The San José State University School of Information’s Dr. Patricia C. Franks is starting the summer break on a high note. Franks received the very good news that she has achieved tenure and is now a full professor. Congratulations!
The results from the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) election are in, and iSchool Director Sandra Hirsh was elected to serve a three-year term as International Relations Round Table (IRRT) councilor at large to the ALA Council.
The San José State University (SJSU) School of Information was well-represented at the recent Medical Library Association (MLA) conference. Lecturer Dr. Cheryl Dee was named an MLA Fellow, and alumna Jennifer Dinalo was awarded a Career Development Grant from the Medical Informatics Section (MIS) of the MLA.
The San José State University (SJSU) School of Information has hired Dr. Mary Ann Harlan, an iSchool alumna and lecturer, as an assistant professor and coordinator of the Teacher Librarian program. Harlan brings a wealth of research and experience in teacher librarianship and youth services to the tenure-track position.
Three distinguished faculty members at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information have been honored with awards from the Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) consortium for outstanding teaching.