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Dr. Michael Stephens Joins Advisory Board for IMLS Grant on Civic Engagement

Dr. Michael Stephens, associate professor at the San José State University School of Information, was invited to serve on the advisory board of a recently funded Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program project: Training Future Librarians for Civic Engagement and City Collaboration. The project focuses on civic technology, an emerging set of practices in using information, and communica

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iSchool’s New Informatics Program Awarded $50,000 California State University Innovation Grant

The San José State University College of Professional and Global Education has awarded the School of Information a two-year California State University Innovation Grant in the amount of $50,000 for its Master of Science in Informatics program, launching this fall.

A dynamic interdisciplinary field, informatics emphasizes analyzing and managing data while making that data secure and actionable for users within the specific domains of health, cybersecurity and privacy, and sports.

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School of Information Student Research Journal Publishes its 16th Issue

The San José State University School of Information’s Student Research Journal has just released its 16th issue featuring contributions from SJSU lecturer and author Patrick Sweeney, former SRJ editor Stacy Andall, and Wayne State University graduate student Autumn Wetli. Contributions run the gamut from library funding, to journal article co-authorship, to archive diversity. View online and download the articles: Volume 8, Issue 2

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School of Information Student Research Journal Publishes its 15th Issue

The Student Research Journal of the San José State University School of Information offers open-access, peer-reviewed scholarship on librarianship, archives, and information science and has surpassed 100,000 downloads since its first issue was published in 2010. The journal has been accessed from more than 180 countries.

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Student Research Journal Explores Changes in the LIS Field

The theme of change resonates in the 14th issue of the San José State University School of Information Student Research Journal. Starting with the introduction of the journal’s new title to include the school’s name, Editor-in-Chief Holley Cornetto identifies both change that is happening, and change that is inevitable in the field of library and information science.

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New IMLS Grant to Help Veterans Become Librarians

A new research and scholarship program for United States military veterans will help them achieve their educational goals of earning a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science and be ready for the job market.