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 Haycock Award Winner Combines Librarianship with Sustainability https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/haycock-award-winner-combines-librarianship-sustainability <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Samantha Hamilton is the 2021 Graduating Student Speaker </div> </div> </div> <p> The Student Scholarship Awards Committee has chosen <a href= "http://ischoolconvocation.sjsu.edu/speaker/student-speaker">Samantha Hamilton</a> to receive the <a href= "/awards-graduating-students">Ken Haycock Award for Exceptional Professional Promise</a>. Hamilton, who earns her Master of Library and Information Science degree this May, will receive $1,000 and a citation and will deliver the graduating student&nbsp;address at San José State University School of Information’s <a href= "/virtual-graduation-celebration#virtual">virtual convocation</a> this year. </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/graduating-student-award-recipients">Graduating Student Award Recipients</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <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="http://ischoolconvocation.sjsu.edu/">iSchool Virtual Convocation Platform</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/haycock-award-winner-combines-librarianship-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Home: Spotlight Fri, 14 May 2021 22:38:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6715 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Alumna Wins 2021 Gail Schlachter Memorial Research Grant https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-alumna-wins-2021-gail-schlachter-memorial-research-grant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Award&#039;s Connections to iSchool Make It &#039;Especially Meaningful&#039; </div> </div> </div> <p> <a href="/alumni/rachel-ivy-clarke">Dr. Rachel Ivy Clarke</a>, an alumna of the&nbsp;<a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a>&nbsp;program at the San José State University School of Information, was recently awarded the <a href= "http://www.ala.org/rusa/rusa-gail-schlachter-memorial-research-grant"> Gail Schlachter Memorial Research Grant</a>&nbsp;for her project “The Role of Repertoire in Library Reference Interactions.” The $5,000 grant provides support to “an individual or collaborative group conducting research into reference or user services whose research projects aim to better understand or answer key questions related to connecting people to resources, information services, and collections.” </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-alumna-wins-2021-gail-schlachter-memorial-research-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: News & Events Thu, 06 May 2021 21:20:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6686 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Course Assignment Leads to Dream Library Job https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/course-assignment-leads-dream-library-job <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Recent Grad’s Resume ‘Impressive’ Says Supervisor </div> </div> </div> <p> Melissa Taylor, a recent graduate of the&nbsp;<a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a>&nbsp;program at the San José State University School of Information, took a class in library marketing during her final semester and used a course&nbsp;assignment to market herself into a new job. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/course-assignment-leads-dream-library-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: Spotlight Fri, 30 Apr 2021 22:58:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6676 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu 2021 iSchool Staff and Faculty Awards Highlight Outstanding Contributions https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/2021-ischool-staff-and-faculty-awards-highlight-outstanding-contributions <p> The San José State University School of Information conferred its 2021 slate of awards recognizing faculty and staff members for outstanding contributions on March 16 of this year. Candidates were nominated by fellow iSchool staff and faculty members and by self-nomination and selected by Interim Director Linda Main. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/2021-ischool-staff-and-faculty-awards-highlight-outstanding-contributions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty Tue, 20 Apr 2021 20:54:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6656 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Scholarship Recipients Show Range of Library Career Paths https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/scholarship-recipients-show-range-library-career-paths <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Five New Students Receive Spring 2021 Director&#039;s Scholarship for Excellence </div> </div> </div> <p>An aspiring archivist, art librarian and library marketer are among the five new School of Information students who were awarded a coveted <a href="/post/directors-scholarship-excellence">Director’s Scholarship&nbsp;for Excellence</a> for the spring 2021 semester.</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 class="field-item even"> <a href="/post/directors-scholarship-excellence">Director&#039;s Scholarship for Excellence</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/scholarship-recipients-show-range-library-career-paths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:07:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6653 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Scholarship Recipients Find Application Process Fun https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/scholarship-recipients-find-application-process-fun <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Award Impact Powerful </div> </div> </div> <p> They report feeling ecstatic, relieved and joyful; both honored and validated. Some turn reflective, while others report feeling more motivated than ever to succeed. They text their parents, do a celebratory dance and check the email announcement twice to make sure it’s real. </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="/financial-aid-and-scholarships">Scholarships and Financial Aid</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/scholarship-recipients-find-application-process-fun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Home: Spotlight Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:26:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6651 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Student Publication Highlights Importance of Archives https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-student-publication-highlights-importance-archives <p> The Fall/Winter 2020-2021 issue of <a href= "https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/saasc_archeota/13/"><em>Archeota</em></a>, the publication of San José State University’s <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/saasc/">student chapter of the Society of American Archivists</a>, is now online. The current issue marks the fifth anniversary of the semiannual publication; the first issue appeared in spring of 2015. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-student-publication-highlights-importance-archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Fri, 19 Mar 2021 20:03:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6630 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu New Staff Members Support iSchool Students Behind the Scenes https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/new-staff-members-support-ischool-students-behind-scenes <p> Two new staff members joined the <a href="/">School of Information</a> at San José State University at the beginning of the spring 2021 semester. Taryn Reiner started as student support specialist January 25, and Bethany Winslow arrived on February 8 as the new e-learning specialist. Winslow will take on Debbie Faires’ non-faculty responsibilities when Faires retires at the end of this semester. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/new-staff-members-support-ischool-students-behind-scenes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: General Home: Spotlight Wed, 10 Mar 2021 22:54:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6620 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Retiring Faculty Reflect on iSchool’s Embrace of New Technologies https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/retiring-faculty-reflect-ischools-embrace-new-technologies <p> Dr. Patricia Franks and Debbie Faires, both longtime faculty members of the <a href="/">School of Information</a> at San José State University, will retire at the end of the spring 2021 semester. The two have spent a combined three and a half decades of their professional lives at SJSU, making significant contributions to the iSchool’s transition to 100% online learning. </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="/news/ischool-faculty-members-debbie-faires-and-dr-patricia-franks-will-deliver-dual-convocation">iSchool Faculty Members Debbie Faires and Dr. Patricia Franks Will Deliver Dual Convocation Addresses This May</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/retiring-faculty-reflect-ischools-embrace-new-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty Tue, 09 Mar 2021 02:52:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6613 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Faculty Members Debbie Faires and Dr. Patricia Franks Will Deliver Dual Convocation Addresses This May https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-faculty-members-debbie-faires-and-dr-patricia-franks-will-deliver-dual-convocation <p> The School of Information at San José State University will celebrate graduates of its fully online&nbsp;programs in a <a href="/virtual-graduation-celebration">virtual convocation</a> May 20, at 5 p.m. PDT. Debbie Faires and Dr. Patricia Franks, two pillars of the iSchool faculty, both of whom are retiring at the end of the spring semester, will deliver convocation addresses. Attendees can expect rich reflections on the iSchool’s past and inspiration for graduates entering the field. </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="/news/retiring-faculty-reflect-ischools-embrace-new-technologies">Retiring Faculty Reflect on iSchool’s Embrace of New Technologies </a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <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://ischoolconvocation.sjsu.edu/">Virtual Graduation Website</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-faculty-members-debbie-faires-and-dr-patricia-franks-will-deliver-dual-convocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty News: General Home: Spotlight Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:30:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6578 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Three iSchool Alumni Recognized for Outstanding Public Service with I Love My Librarian Award https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/three-ischool-alumni-recognized-outstanding-public-service-i-love-my-librarian-award <p> On January 23 the <a href="http://www.ala.org/">American Library Association</a> honored the 2021 winners of its prestigious I Love My Librarian award in a virtual ceremony that was part of the ALA’s entirely virtual Midwinter Meeting. Three of the 10 winners are alumni of the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">Master of Library and Information Science</a>&nbsp;program at the San José State University School of Information. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/three-ischool-alumni-recognized-outstanding-public-service-i-love-my-librarian-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: Spotlight Tue, 02 Feb 2021 18:43:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6556 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Discussion Assignments Become Case Studies in iSchool Instructor’s New Book https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/discussion-assignments-become-case-studies-ischool-instructors-new-book <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Textbook Explores Contemporary Library Management Issues </div> </div> </div> <p> Textbook and scholarly publisher Rowman and Littlefield will release Wayne Disher’s new book, <a href= "https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538135945/Library-Management-Problems-Today-Case-Studies"> <em>Library Management Problems Today: Case Studies</em></a> in March, 2021. Disher, an instructor at the San José State University School of Information, has edited a library management textbook that is unique in using fictionalized versions of real scenarios that have taken place at the library, in order to explore contemporary library management issues. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/discussion-assignments-become-case-studies-ischool-instructors-new-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:14:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6538 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Instructor Nancy Friedland Lauded for Theatre Arts Librarianship https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-instructor-nancy-friedland-lauded-theatre-arts-librarianship <p> [image:15304, image left]The <a href= "http://www.tla-online.org/">Theatre Library Association</a> honored Nancy Friedland, an instructor at the San José State University School of Information, with the <a href= "http://www.tla-online.org/awards/professionalawards/">Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award</a> for her outstanding commitment to performing arts librarianship. Friedland’s achievement was celebrated on December 17, 2020, at the TLA’s virtual membership meeting and awards event. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-instructor-nancy-friedland-lauded-theatre-arts-librarianship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Faculty Home: News & Events Wed, 20 Jan 2021 18:12:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6532 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Student’s Award Sparks Classmate to Apply https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-students-award-sparks-classmate-apply <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Award Will Fund Health Education Research </div> </div> </div> <p>Renée Torres and Alejandra Reyes, both in their final semester of 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 and both members of the <a href="https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/reforma/">REFORMA Student and Alumni Group</a>, were awarded professional development awards from the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region.</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-students-award-sparks-classmate-apply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Student Fri, 08 Jan 2021 01:21:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6527 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Student Research Journal’s 20th Issue Demonstrates Dedication to Excellence https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/student-research-journals-20th-issue-demonstrates-dedication-excellence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Volume 10, Issue 2 </div> </div> </div> <p> The <a href= "https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/ischoolsrj/vol10/iss2/7/">20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;issue</a> of the fully student-run&nbsp;<em>Student Research Journal</em>&nbsp;is&nbsp;<a href= "https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/ischoolsrj/">now available online</a>. Featuring an invited contribution from a faculty member, an article written by a current student, and book reviews by recent graduates from the San José State University School of Information, the content of this issue offers a wide variety of topics to read during the remainder of winter break (and after!). </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/student-research-journals-20th-issue-demonstrates-dedication-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Research Home: News & Events Thu, 07 Jan 2021 00:56:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6526 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Virtual Conference Draws Record-Setting Attendance with Participants from 121 Countries https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/virtual-conference-draws-record-setting-attendance-participants-121-countries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Global Participation Made for &#039;Fascinating Discussions&#039; </div> </div> </div> <p> The San José State University School of Information organized&nbsp;three Library 2.0 web conferences during 2020, the 10th year of the Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference series. Each of the mini-conferences focused&nbsp;on a specific topic addressed by experts in the information professions. The format included&nbsp;an opening keynote panel, concurrent crowd-sourced sessions, and a closing address. Held entirely online at no cost to participants, the 2020 conference series spanned 121 total countries with more than 5,000 registrants for each conference. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/virtual-conference-draws-record-setting-attendance-participants-121-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: General Home: News & Events Tue, 08 Dec 2020 06:34:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6488 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Alumni Score Coveted Seats on CLA Board of Directors https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-alumni-score-coveted-seats-cla-board-directors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2020 CLA Election Results </div> </div> </div> <p> Four alumni of the San José State University School of Information were elected to seats on the <a href= "https://www.cla-net.org/default.aspx">California Library Association</a> Board of Directors in the 2020 CLA election, held on November 2, 2020. Mark Fink, Dolly Goyal, Yolande Wilburn, and Beatriz Preciado will take office this month, and will be honored at the annual CLA membership meeting being held virtually on November 16, 2020. </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.cla-net.org/page/1185">2020 CLA Election Candidate Statements</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/ischool-alumni-score-coveted-seats-cla-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: News & Events Sat, 14 Nov 2020 02:06:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6457 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu REFORMA Noche de Cuentos Mini-Grant Recipients Celebrate Storytelling and Latino Culture https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/reforma-noche-de-cuentos-mini-grant-recipients-celebrate-storytelling-and-latino-culture <p> The art of storytelling is on full display with support from the Noche de Cuentos Mini-Grants awarded by REFORMA. The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking recently <a href= "https://www.reforma.org/noche-grants">announced</a> that two of the seven grant recipients for 2020 are from the San José State University School of Information. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/news/reforma-noche-de-cuentos-mini-grant-recipients-celebrate-storytelling-and-latino-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News News News: Alumni Home: News & Events News: Student Tue, 03 Nov 2020 18:37:00 +0000 Nicole Purviance 6446 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu 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