Community Profiles

iSchool Student Helps Craft New LIS Textbook

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 Co-authors Journal Article with SLIS Faculty Member

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.

Student Alison Peters Helps Develop and Promote a Publications Wiki during an Independent Study Course

When student Alison Peters read the spring 2013 call for students to participate in an independent study project, she was intrigued.

Student Jessica Meindertsma Blends Publishing Background with a Future in LIS Digital Resources

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.  

Recent SLIS Alum Jack Tilney Receives 2012 SJSU Outstanding Thesis Award

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