SJSU SLIS Publishes Innovate Magazine


Are you new to online learning? Or, are you thinking about earning your master’s degree or post-master’s certificate? Dr. Michael Stephens and graduate students at the San José State University School of Library and Information Science (SJSU SLIS) share tools for online learning success on page 4 in the latest edition of Innovate magazine.

Do you want to complete an internship, but you can’t find one in your town? Or, you need some help with a work project, but you can’t find an intern? The innovative virtual internship program at SJSU SLIS connects student interns with organizations, even when they live across the continent from each other. Learn more about this mutual learning experience on page 8.

Did you know that SJSU SLIS offers foreign language courses designed specifically for graduate students in its ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program? The new Chinese language course prepares MLIS students to serve North America’s growing population of Chinese Americans. Read about the diversity of learning experiences available to MLIS students on page 20.

Are you attending the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference? The free online conference is coming up next week, October 3-5, 2012. As you await the knowledge to be shared during the 150 presentations scheduled for this year, read about the inaugural Library 2.011 conference on page 24.

Those are just a few examples of the exciting things happening at the San José State University School of Library and Information Science. You can read all the stories in the digital version of Innovate magazine. A PDF version and digital flipbook are conveniently available for your reading pleasure.