News https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news There's always a lot happening at our school. Stay in the know about award wins, scholarship announcements, curriculum ... en iSchool Offers First-Ever Bachelor’s Degree https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-offers-first-ever-bachelors-degree <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BS in Information Science and Data Analytics Program Prepares Students for Careers in Big Data, Emerging Technologies and Machine Learning </div> </div> </div> <p> The School of Information at San José&nbsp;State University&nbsp;is pleased to announce a new <a href= "/bachelor-science-information-science-and-data-analytics">Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Data Analytics degree program</a> that prepares undergraduate students for one of the fastest-growing occupation areas in the United States, according to Hanover Research. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-offers-first-ever-bachelors-degree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Curriculum News: General Home: News & Events Wed, 14 Oct 2020 22:08:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6416 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Graduate Equity Fellowship An ‘Absolute Godsend’ Says iSchool Recipient https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/graduate-equity-fellowship-absolute-godsend-says-ischool-recipient <p> The School of Information proudly announces that Erin Mundy, a student enrolled in the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a> degree program, was awarded a $4,000 <a href= "http://www.sjsu.edu/cgs/current-students/funding-opportunities/GraduateEquityFellowship/"> Graduate Equity Fellowship</a> sponsored by the College of Graduate Studies at San José State University. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/graduate-equity-fellowship-absolute-godsend-says-ischool-recipient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News Home: News & Events News: Student Wed, 07 Oct 2020 01:33:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6409 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Two iSchool Students Named Kaleidoscope Program Diversity Scholars https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/two-ischool-students-named-kaleidoscope-program-diversity-scholars <p> Brittany Butler and Renée A. Torres, two students enrolled in the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu8bb88v26wIVBBx9Ch26HQzeEAAYASAAEgJ_YfD_BwE"> Master of Library and Information Science</a> program at the San José State University School of Information, were chosen for the&nbsp;2020–2022 and 2019–2021 classes of Kaleidoscope Program Diversity Scholars. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/two-ischool-students-named-kaleidoscope-program-diversity-scholars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News Home: News & Events News: Student Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:15:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6389 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Instructor Lori Lindberg Honored with National Award for Archival Achievement https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-instructor-lori-lindberg-honored-national-award-archival-achievement <p> [image:14697, image left]The <a href= "https://www2.archivists.org/">Society of American Archivists</a> recently honored <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=lindbergl"> Lori Lindberg</a>, an instructor at San José State University School of Information, with a <a href= "https://www2.archivists.org/news/2020/council-exemplary-service-lori-lindberg"> 2020 Council Exemplary Service Award</a> for her long-standing commitment to archival education and the betterment of archives professionals. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-links"><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/saasc/2020/08/14/saa-2020-council-exemplary-service-award-recipient-lori-lindberg/">SAA 2020 Council Exemplary Service Award Recipient Lori Lindberg (SAASC Blog Post)</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-instructor-lori-lindberg-honored-national-award-archival-achievement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty Wed, 16 Sep 2020 00:34:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6380 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Student, Archivist of African American Cultural Collections, Awarded ARMA Scholarship https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/mara-student-archivist-african-american-cultural-collections-awarded-arma-scholarship <p> Melissa Prunty Kemp,&nbsp;a&nbsp;<a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master of Archives and Records Administration</a>&nbsp;student at the San José State University School of Information, was awarded a 2020 ARMA Foundation Education scholarship in the amount of $500 to help finance her degree. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/mara-student-archivist-african-american-cultural-collections-awarded-arma-scholarship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Home: Spotlight Wed, 09 Sep 2020 02:03:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6330 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Free Web Conference Explores ‘Sustainability in Libraries’ https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/free-web-conference-explores-sustainability-libraries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Call for Proposals and Registration Open </div> </div> </div> <p> The third and final Library 2.0 mini-conference for 2020 will be held online on Wednesday, October 14, from&nbsp;<a href= "https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Library+2.020&amp;iso=20201014T12&amp;p1=283&amp;ah=3">12:00 to 3:00 p.m. US-Pacific Time</a>. This&nbsp;<a href= "https://library20.com/sustainability">free, online and participatory conference</a>,&nbsp;sponsored by the School of Information at San José State University, is an excellent opportunity to showcase research, work and thinking on sustainability in libraries. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/free-web-conference-explores-sustainability-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: General Home: Spotlight Fri, 21 Aug 2020 20:11:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6295 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Students Broaden Skills and Explore New Topics https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/students-broaden-skills-and-explore-new-topics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New Courses Offered in MLIS and MARA Programs for Fall 2020 </div> </div> </div> <p> The&nbsp;curriculum at the San José State University School of Information continues to be a top strength of both its <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a>&nbsp;and <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master of Archives and Records Administration</a> online master’s degree programs, according to&nbsp;<a href="/mlis-student-experience">surveys of recent graduates</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/students-broaden-skills-and-explore-new-topics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Curriculum Thu, 13 Aug 2020 17:44:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6289 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Two Alumni Awarded 2020 REFORMA Dia Mini-Grants for Library Programs that Celebrate Latino Culture https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/two-alumni-awarded-2020-reforma-dia-mini-grants-library-programs-celebrate-latino-culture <p> San José State University School of Information is pleased to announce that two alumni were awarded REFORMA Día Mini-Grants to support new or existing <a href="http://dia.ala.org/">Día</a> programs that celebrate Latino culture. David Lopez and Gina Rosabal were among the five winners of REFORMA Día Mini-Grants, who were selected based on original submissions that demonstrated their creativity, level of community involvement, and showcase of Latinx literature and culture. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/post/david-lopez-12-mlis">David Lopez, ’12 MLIS</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/news/mlis-student-named-association-research-libraries-diversity-scholar">MLIS Student Named Association of Research Libraries Diversity Scholar</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/two-alumni-awarded-2020-reforma-dia-mini-grants-library-programs-celebrate-latino-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Thu, 06 Aug 2020 22:23:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6279 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Eight iSchool Students Named ALA Spectrum Scholars for 2020-2021 https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/eight-ischool-students-named-ala-spectrum-scholars-2020-2021 <p> Eight graduate students enrolled in the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a> program at the San José State University School of Information have been awarded <a href= "http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2020/07/ala-awards-spectrum-scholarships-2020"> Spectrum scholarships&nbsp;</a>by the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services for 2020-2021. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/eight-ischool-students-named-ala-spectrum-scholars-2020-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Home: Spotlight Tue, 28 Jul 2020 22:05:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6270 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu 17th Graduate of Gateway PhD Program Focuses on Appraisal and Information in the Private Sector https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/17th-graduate-gateway-phd-program-focuses-appraisal-and-information-private-sector <p> [image:14517, image left w50]The <a href= "/programs/gateway-phd-program">Gateway PhD program</a>, an international doctoral program at San José State University School of Information and conferred by Queensland University of Technology, celebrated its 17<sup>th</sup> graduate, <a href= "/profiles/salvador-barragan">Dr. Salvador Barragan</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/17th-graduate-gateway-phd-program-focuses-appraisal-and-information-private-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Research News: Student Gateway PhD Thu, 23 Jul 2020 19:35:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6264 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu New REFORMA Student Group Connects Students and Professionals Serving Spanish-speaking and Latino Communities https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/new-reforma-student-group-connects-students-and-professionals-serving-spanish-speaking-and <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> REFORMA Student and Alumni Group Announces First Officers </div> </div> </div> <p> The San José State University School of Information is pleased to announce the formation of a new <a href="/student-groups">student group</a>, REFORMA SJSU iSchool Student Group, and the nomination of the group’s first officers to its executive board. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/new-reforma-student-group-connects-students-and-professionals-serving-spanish-speaking-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: General News: Student Home: Spotlight Student Groups Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:42:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6256 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Student Research Journal’s 19th Issue Covers Research and Reviews Relevant to the Current Social Climate https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/student-research-journals-19th-issue-covers-research-and-reviews-relevant-current-social <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Volume 10, Issue 1 </div> </div> </div> <p> The 19<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;issue of the <em>Student Research Journal,</em> a fully student-run online publication of the San José State University School of Information<em>,</em>&nbsp;is&nbsp;<a href= "https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/ischoolsrj/">now available online</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/student-research-journals-19th-issue-covers-research-and-reviews-relevant-current-social" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Research Sat, 27 Jun 2020 00:28:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6240 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Two iSchool Alumni Honored with Awards for Stellar Professional Achievements https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/two-ischool-alumni-honored-awards-stellar-professional-achievements <p> The <a href="https://www.sla.org/">Special Libraries Association</a> recently recognized 11 members with awards, two of whom earned their <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a> degree from the School of Information at San José State University. The SLA is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners in business, government, academic, and other “specialized” settings. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/two-ischool-alumni-honored-awards-stellar-professional-achievements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: Spotlight Fri, 26 Jun 2020 21:38:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6239 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu New Tenure-track Assistant Professor Brings Data Science Expertise to iSchool Faculty https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/new-tenure-track-assistant-professor-brings-data-science-expertise-ischool-faculty <p> The San José State University&nbsp;School of Information&nbsp;announces the addition of a new tenure-track assistant professor to its diverse and&nbsp;<a href= "/faculty-directory-and-bios">award-winning faculty</a>. <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=ghoshs">Souvick Ghosh</a> will focus on developing a foundational course, Problem Solving with Data, and will contribute his professional applied experience to the iSchool’s&nbsp;<a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a>&nbsp;degree program. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/new-tenure-track-assistant-professor-brings-data-science-expertise-ischool-faculty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty Thu, 18 Jun 2020 22:07:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6235 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu More than $29,000 Awarded in Fall 2020 Special Session Scholarships https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/more-29000-awarded-fall-2020-special-session-scholarships <p> Funding totaling $29,862&nbsp;was awarded to 21&nbsp;students pursuing master’s degrees at the San José State University School of Information. Using software such as Prezi, Powtoon, or emaze, scholarship applicants creatively showcased themes of global impact or professional leadership through descriptive text, data points and visual elements. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/more-29000-awarded-fall-2020-special-session-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Tue, 16 Jun 2020 18:12:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6232 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Endowed Scholarships Support iSchool Students, Reaffirm Dreams https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/endowed-scholarships-support-ischool-students-reaffirm-dreams <p> San José State University School of Information awards scholarships endowed or donated by faculty members, students, alumni and friends to&nbsp;<a href= "/scholarship-recipients">exceptional students</a>&nbsp;enrolled in the&nbsp;<a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master of Archives and Records Administration</a>&nbsp;degree program.&nbsp;This spring, 12 continuing graduate students of the MLIS and MARA programs earned 14&nbsp;scholarships totaling $13,750 to be app </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/endowed-scholarships-support-ischool-students-reaffirm-dreams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:19:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6229 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Director’s Scholarship for Excellence Awarded to Five New iSchool Students https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/directors-scholarship-excellence-awarded-five-new-ischool-students <p> Five students who will be enrolling in the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science program</a> at San José State University’s School of Information in fall 2020 have received the Director’s Scholarship&nbsp;for Excellence, totaling $7,110 in award funding; each award is valued at $1,422. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-links"><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/sjsuischool/why-i-want-to-be-an-information-professional/">Why I Want To Be An Information Professional Pinterest Board</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-file-attachments"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-file"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/ellie_avis_infographic.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=597788" title="ellie_avis_infographic.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>Ellie Avis</a></div> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/mason_harper_infographic_edited.pdf" type="application/pdf; 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length=637012" title="jenny_chin_infographic.jpg"><span class="file-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png')"></span>Jenny Chin</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/directors-scholarship-excellence-awarded-five-new-ischool-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Home: Spotlight Thu, 11 Jun 2020 23:17:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6227 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Alumna and Faculty Member Named 2020 Library Journal Movers and Shakers https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-alumna-and-faculty-member-named-2020-library-journal-movers-and-shakers <p> The highly anticipated annual roster of Movers and Shakers in the information profession published by <em>Library Journal</em> is out, and two of them have ties to the San José State University School of Information. Anna Avalos, a 2007 alumna of the Master of Library and Information Science program, and Maggie Murphy, a faculty member, are among the distinguished <a href= "https://www.libraryjournal.com/?page=movers-and-shakers-2020">group of award winners</a> that has grown to nearly 1,000 since its launch in 2002. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-file-attachments"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-file"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/library_journal_movers_and_shakers_2020_special_feature.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=15586946" title="library_journal_movers_and_shakers_2020_special_feature.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>special feature</a></div> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/sjsu-ischool-library-journal-movers-and-shakers-may-2020.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=151015" title="sjsu-ischool-library-journal-movers-and-shakers-may-2020.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>32 alumni</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-alumna-and-faculty-member-named-2020-library-journal-movers-and-shakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni News: Faculty Home: Spotlight Thu, 28 May 2020 23:58:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6218 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Dr. Niloufar Sarraf Receives QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, Advancing Developments in NeuroInformation Science https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/dr-niloufar-sarraf-receives-qut-outstanding-doctoral-thesis-award-advancing-developments <p> Dr. Niloufar Sarraf, the 15<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;student to graduate from the San José State University-Queensland University of Technology&nbsp;<a href="/programs/gateway-phd-program">Gateway PhD program</a>, received the QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award for her dissertation,&nbsp;“<a href= "https://eprints.qut.edu.au/127009/">Mapping the Neural Activities and Affective Dimensions of the ISP Model: Correlates in the Search for Exploration, Formulation, and Collection Stage</a>.” This prestigious award was given in recognition of Sarraf’s outstanding contribution and standard of excellence demonstrated in higher degree research practice. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/dr-niloufar-sarraf-receives-qut-outstanding-doctoral-thesis-award-advancing-developments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: Spotlight Gateway PhD Wed, 20 May 2020 01:46:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6209 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Four Graduating Students Honored with Director’s Awards for Excellence https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/four-graduating-students-honored-directors-awards-excellence <p> The San José State University School of Information proudly recognizes four graduating students from the Class of 2020 for their exceptional work with Director’s Awards for Excellence. During their grad school studies in the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a> degree program they demonstrated leadership, ingenuity, compassion, and commitment to bettering our communities. Congratulations Elizabeth Borges, Amanda Cronkright, Bijan Nowroozian and Shelby Silvernell! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/four-graduating-students-honored-directors-awards-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Home: Spotlight Sat, 09 May 2020 00:33:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6178 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu