Not too long ago, iSchool student Elaine Hall responded to an email query requesting a research assistant and was hired to work with Dr. Sandra Hirsh, iSchool director.
Student Ben Eagle was surprised but honored when an instructor asked him to co-author a journal article during his first semester in the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program.
When student Alison Peters read the spring 2013 call for students to participate in an independent study project, she was intrigued.
What began as an internship at Elsevier, an international publisher of science and health information, turned into a career pursuit for SLIS student Jessica Meindertsma, who works for Elsevier as a Journal Manager in their San Diego, California offices.
When Jack Tilney originally enrolled in LIBR 200 back in Fall 2007, little did he anticipate that his term paper on censorship in the 1950s would evolve into a LIBR 299 thesis project, ultimately earning him the university’s 2012 Outstanding Thesis Award, presented to Tilney by the SJSU President