SJSU SLIS Instructors and Current Students Present at Library 2.013


Several San José State University (SJSU) School of Library and Information Science faculty members and students will be presenting at the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference. The SJSU information school is proud to highlight their presentations below. (Please accept our apologies if any presentations were inadvertently left off this listing.)

Links to the sessions will go live on the conference website when the conference begins on Friday, October 18, 2013.

Schedule of SJSU SLIS Faculty and Student Presentations

Session times in Pacific Daylight Time

Friday, October 18, 2013

  • 7 am – KEYNOTE The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education, and LIS Profession, presented by Dr. Sandra Hirsh, SJSU SLIS Professor and Director
  • 9 am – Opportunities for LIS Graduates: Capitalizing on our Transferable Competencies, presented by Melissa Fraser-Arnott, San José Gateway doctoral student
  • 11 am – Management Challenges of Public Libraries, presented by Dr. Ruphina Ozoh, SJSU SLIS Lecturer
  • 11 am – Toolkit for Creating Student Presentations in the Online Classroom, presented by Jean Bedord, SJSU SLIS Lecturer
  • 3 pm – Getting a Job in Today’s Changing Economy, presented by Jill Klees, SJSU SLIS Career Center Liaison
  • 5 pmPreparing Public Librarians for Consumer Health Information Services: A Needs Assessment Study, presented by Dr. Lili Luo, SJSU SLIS Assistant Professor
  • 6 pm – InterPARES Trust: Examining the Benefits and Risks of Storing Records & Information in the Clouds, presented by Dr. Patricia C. Franks, SJSU SLIS Associate Professor
  • 8 pm – Developing an Information Governance Strategy, presented by Dr. Patricia C. Franks, SJSU SLIS Associate Professor
  • 9 pm – The Virtual Learning Commons: Concepts, Ideas, and Conversation; presented by David V. Loertscher, SJSU SLIS Professor

Saturday, October 19, 2013

  • 5 am – Mobile Health Information for All by 2015, presented by Dr. Christine Hagar, SJSU SLIS Assistant Professor
  • 6 am – Community of Inquiry Survey: Implications for Online Teaching and Learning, presented by Sue Alman, SJSU SLIS Lecturer
  • 10 am – Information Overload: Strategies for Personal Information Management (PIM), presented by Sue Alman, SJSU SLIS Lecturer
  • 11 am – Insure Equality in Your Library or Classroom: How to Make Sure You Are Getting an “A” in Diversity, presented by Beth Wrenn-Estes, SJSU SLIS Lecturer; Dr. Kristen Rebmann, SJSU SLIS Assistant Professor; Arglenda Friday, SJSU SLIS Lecturer
  • 12 pm – KEYNOTE Learning Everywhere: Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries, presented by Dr. Michael Stephens, SJSU SLIS Assistant Professor
  • 6 pm – Developing a Sustainable Learning 2.0 Community for Students and Alumni, presented by Elaine Hall, SJSU SLIS MLIS graduate student
  • 6 pm – Students to Research Assistants: Learning Through Working in a Virtual Environment, presented by Zemirah Lee, SJSU SLIS MLIS graduate student
  • 7 pm – Not Just Another Twitter Presentation!, presented by Brittany Austin, SJSU SLIS MLIS graduate student

The hour-by-hour conference schedule of all 10 keynote addresses and 147 sessions – including full presentation abstracts, speaker biographies and session links –  is available on the Library 2.013 conference website at