In the first of three online mini-conferences for 2017, Library 2.0 recently took a look at the skills and knowledge needed to support effective libraries of the future. As discussed during the keynote panel, librarians need people skills.
The Online Learning Consortium bestowed a notable award to San José State University for its excellent faculty development programs including the iSchool’s Teaching, Tips and Techniques workshop series.
iSchool professors, graduate students and alumni are creating the first International Directory of National Archives to serve as a single source of information about 196 national archives around the world.
The Library 2.017 Worldwide Virtual Conference kicks off March 29 with a look at the evolving information profession and how libraries can continue to thrive in our future society. Two more topical mini-conferences will follow in June and October.
A new book of compiled essays on school librarianship written by renowned scholars in the field and edited by iSchool instructor Dr. Sue Alman is dedicated to former iSchool director Dr. E. Blanche Woolls.
The spring issue of Archeota, the open-source digital publication of the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter, features articles on conservation, diversity, post-graduation employment, and upcoming events.
Toby Greenwalt will send graduates off on their next journey with his convocation address during the iSchool’s synchronous virtual convocation ceremony at 11 a.m. PDT on Saturday, May 21, 2016.
It is graduation time at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool), and several events are planned in celebration of those who have completed their studies in the past calendar year.
Created by a student taskforce, the iSchool store offers a variety of items including shirts, hats, laptop sleeves, keychains, mugs, flash drives and more, and 100% of the proceeds from the store go toward student scholarships.
The second of the online mini-conferences sponsored by founding partner San José State University School of Information will take place on June 15, 2016, and focus on the theme of “Library as Classroom.” The call for proposals opens April 1.
Five alumni and one current student are part of the 2016 class of Library Journal’s “Movers and Shakers” who are using their prodigious skills to “transform public, school, academic, and special libraries across the United States and around the world.”
In recognition of their amazing work, the iSchool’s student chapters of professional associations will each receive $1,000 for a selected board member or selected student member to attend the respective association’s national conference.
Leaders in the field of information will come together online on March 16, 2016, to discuss the most pressing issues affecting privacy in the digital age at the Library 2.016 Worldwide Virtual Conference. Register for free today!
Thanks to the generosity of the family, colleagues and friends of the late Nina Jensen, the Director’s Scholarship for Excellence will continue in fall 2016. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in her memory to new MLIS students.
The latest tools, the hottest skills, and the most essential competencies for 21st century information professionals were the themes discussed at the recent Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference. All sessions were recorded and are freely available.
The California Library Association’s 2015 election results are in, and one student and three alumni of the Master of Library and Information Science program at San José State University have been chosen for leadership roles in the association.