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.