iStudent Blog https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog Students in all of our programs, as well as applicants, will find the iStudent Blog a gold mine. Written by ... en MLIS Semester Picks Up Steam https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mlis-semester-picks-steam <p> <strong>Published:</strong> February 16, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> The semester is picking up steam here at <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>. Recently, the iSchool hosted an open house for the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science?gclid=CjwKCAiA1fnxBRBBEiwAVUouUqFWi_ovUcHaSBmf1VoaOjf3mir1C3h2nvJb0PvWzjeVS8a5VmaXahoC5xkQAvD_BwE"> Masters of Library and Information Science</a> program, which is accredited by the <a href="http://www.ala.org/">American Library Association</a>. Whether you’re considering pursuing your MLIS, have just started your degree or are about to graduate, this event is full of important information to guide your academic and professional journey. I share some of these highlights below, and the recording of the open house is readily&nbsp;<a href= "https://sjsu.zoom.us/rec/play/vcUkIryhp2o3TtHGtgSDVKRxW9S8Lfms1Sce_vVexUbhVSYCO1ChbucXM-bpjFXZFCawKJsjFp1xflCw?startTime=1573781539000">available here</a>.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mlis-semester-picks-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Sun, 16 Feb 2020 23:21:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 6078 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Dr. Michael Stephens and the Power of Stories https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/dr-michael-stephens-and-power-stories <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 1, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> The <a href="https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/">Special Library Association Student Chapter</a> is well known for facilitating engaging events for all those connected to <a href= "/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>. Last Fall, they had the opportunity to host <a href= "https://twitter.com/mstephens7">Dr. Michael Stephens</a>, who shared about his recent publication&nbsp;<em><a href= "https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/wholehearted-librarianship">Wholehearted Librarianship: Finding Hope, Inspiration, and Balance</a></em>. This is his second publication with the <a href= "http://www.ala.org/">American Library Association</a> and, whether you’re a brand new librarian or a veteran, the ideas and encouragement set out in his pages are sure to impact your daily experiences at work. The recording of the event can be <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYUJ6doY3Dk">viewed here</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/dr-michael-stephens-and-power-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Wed, 29 Jan 2020 04:52:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 6032 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Hosts a Virtual Open House https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-hosts-virtual-open-house <p> <strong>Published:</strong> December 22, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> boasts an impressive set of programs, including the <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master&nbsp;of Archives and Records Administration</a> (MARA). Led by <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=franksp">Dr. Pat Franks</a>, MARA just celebrated its <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&amp;v=lILBnOhAmZ8&amp;feature=emb_logo"> 10-year anniversary</a>. I recently had the opportunity to attend a <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKoEgx7jw4c&amp;feature=youtu.be"> virtual open house about MARA</a> and some highlights about this innovative program are below. </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="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kim-edwards">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Kim Edwards</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight">MARA Student Laura Froelke&#039;s Internship Launches New Career Insight</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-hosts-virtual-open-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-hosts-virtual-open-house#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Sun, 22 Dec 2019 19:50:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5970 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Director’s “Ask Me Anything” Continues https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;December 3, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> One of the greatest strengths of the <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> is the accessible leadership by which it is guided. Once a semester, <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=hirshs">Dr. Sandra Hirsh</a> sends out the call for questions and hosts a live session where students can chat with her. I had the fantastic opportunity to attend and ask a few questions of my own! Please see below for some of the questions covered during the event, and the recording <a href= "https://sjsu.zoom.us/recording/share/5mOZ21VXGWRjNIxb9bCYEkL224kRzjzwYXco9iqnawg"> is viewable here</a>.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:58:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5957 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Global Records Management for Aquariums and Zoos https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/global-records-management-aquariums-and-zoos <p> <strong>Published:</strong> November 16, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Hello from the <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>! One incredibly enriching part of the <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters of Archives and Records Administration</a> (MARA) program are <a href= "/demand-webcasts">guest lectures</a>, which introduce students to industry professionals several times a semester. <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=franksp">Patricia Franks</a>, MARA program coordinator and professor at the iSchool, recently shared “MARA graduates possess the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in a variety of industries. Positions are available in the pharmaceutical industry for those interested in developing, planning and implementing strategies to standardize the management of information contained within documents, computer applications, information systems, and/or other media.” </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/global-records-management-aquariums-and-zoos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/global-records-management-aquariums-and-zoos#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Sun, 17 Nov 2019 05:28:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5938 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Student Laura Froelke’s Internship Launches New Career Insight https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight <p> <strong>Published:</strong> October 28, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="/internships">Internships</a> are central to a well-rounded student experience in <a href="/">San José State University iSchool’s</a> many <a href="/programs">programs</a>. Because of the nature of an online program, internships are a key aspect of gaining important contacts in a student’s chosen field. This is so important, in fact, that all successful graduates of the <a href="/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master of Archives and Records Administration</a> program complete an <a href= "/mara-294-professional-experience-internship-option-student-handbook"> internship</a> or an <a href= "/organizational-consulting-project-handbook">equivalent</a>. Laura Froelke, MARA student set to graduate spring 2020, recently completed an internship at the <a href= "https://sos.oregon.gov/archives/pages/default.aspx">Oregon State Archives</a>, leading to influential and exciting career opportunities. </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="/istudent-blog/eight-bonuses-i-didnt-expect-doing-internship">Eight Bonuses I Didn’t Expect From Doing an Internship</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/career-blog/creating-your-dream-internship">Creating Your Dream Internship</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: Professional Development Mon, 28 Oct 2019 18:29:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5925 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Day in the Life of iSchool Student – Kim Edwards https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kim-edwards <p> <strong>Published:</strong> October 15, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> [image:13258,&nbsp;image left]What does the original Captain Kirk, crocheting and <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters of Archives and Records Administration</a> have in common? The illustrious Kim Edwards, of course! The latest to be featured in our Day in the Life Series, Edwards works full time as a Records and Scientific and Technical Information Manager at <a href= "https://www.jlab.org/">Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility</a>, and this piece represents her inaugural involvement with student life! </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="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kiel-mangerino">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Kiel Mangerino</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-rosa-conrad">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Rosa Conrad</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kim-edwards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Home: Spotlight Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:57:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5823 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Night at the Library Museum https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/night-library-museum <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;October 5,&nbsp;2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Student life at <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> is vibrant and thriving. The <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/home/">Special Library Association Student Chapter</a>&nbsp;recently hosted an online event entitled <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/events/past-events/events-past-events-2019-2/night-at-the-library-museum/"> Night at the Library Museum</a>, where three museum professionals shared insight into this exciting niche of the library world, which are highlighted below. Two of those speakers are current students of the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">MLIS program</a> here at SJSU! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/night-library-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/night-library-museum#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Sat, 05 Oct 2019 03:28:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5840 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Why Should I Get Involved in Student Groups? https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/why-should-i-get-involved-student-groups <p> <strong>Published:</strong> September 18, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> At <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> classes and student life are already in full swing. The program boasts <a href="/student-groups">six exciting student groups</a>, as well as a student-run academic journal, and representatives from each presented at the Fall 2019 Student Organizations Panel. Whether you’re a continuing or new student, it’s always the right time to get involved in student life! If you’re still hesitant, check out what our leadership all stars had to share. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/why-should-i-get-involved-student-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/why-should-i-get-involved-student-groups#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:46:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5855 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/your-mark-get-set-go <p> <strong>Published:</strong> September&nbsp;14, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> It’s the beginning of the semester here at <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>! Graduation may be right around the corner for some, while for others it may feel miles away. Either way, spending some time on our <a href= "/career-development">Career Development</a> page is a must! At the end of last semester, <a href= "/ischool-career-consultant">Jill Klees</a>, our Career Consultant, hosted a <a href= "/post/career-workshop-archives">career workshop</a> entitled <em>Graduated? Now What?</em> While you’re &nbsp;gearing up for your classes, spend some time perusing these tips from that workshop below. These workshops occur on the first Wednesday of every month during the semester, so be sure to mark your calendars for the next one!&nbsp; </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="/career-blog/linkedin-these-tips-will-keep-your-profile-working-you-247">LinkedIn: These Tips Will Keep Your Profile Working for You 24/7!</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/career-resource-nuggets-jill-klees">Career Resource Nuggets with Jill Klees</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/your-mark-get-set-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/your-mark-get-set-go#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Sat, 14 Sep 2019 16:58:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5843 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Director Dr. Hirsh Takes On Twitter https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-director-dr-hirsh-takes-twitter <p> <strong>Published:</strong> September 4, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=hirshs">Dr. Hirsh</a>&nbsp;always looks&nbsp;for new and exciting ways to engage <a href="/">iSchool</a> students and information professionals to stay on the cutting edge of the industry. In addition to her <a href= "/istudent-blog/virtual-coffee-chat-director-dr-hirsh">bi-yearly virtual coffee chats</a>, Dr. Hirsh recently participated in her first-ever <a href= "https://wakelet.com/wake/779ad251-af3a-4eed-83e4-9d0851731e32">Twitter chat</a>, hosted by the <a href= "https://www.ifla.org/cpdwl">International Federation of Library Associations Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning</a> (IFLA CPDWL) which supports continuing professional education in library and information science!&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-director-dr-hirsh-takes-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-director-dr-hirsh-takes-twitter#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Wed, 04 Sep 2019 19:31:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5822 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Today’s Thriving Libraries – MiraCosta Community College https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/todays-thriving-libraries-miracosta-community-college <p> <strong>Published:</strong> August 28, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Alumni of <a href="/">San José State University iSchool’s</a> many <a href="/programs">programs</a> are everywhere. In fact, you could run into a fellow grad without even realizing it! <a href="https://library.miracosta.edu/homepage">MiraCosta Community College</a> has been a fixture of the City of Oceanside <a href= "http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/pio/80/index.html#history1930"> since 1934</a>, and the 48,000 square feet Library and Information Hub was <a href= "http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/pio/80/index.html"> built in 2003</a>. I had the opportunity to tour the library with alum <a href= "/community-profile/student-engagement-librarian-uses-data-better-connect-students"> Steven Deineh</a>, instruction and student engagement librarian, and he offered a great snapshot of the resources available to the lucky students at the college.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/todays-thriving-libraries-miracosta-community-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/todays-thriving-libraries-miracosta-community-college#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Thu, 29 Aug 2019 05:08:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5816 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Day in the Life of iSchool Student – Kiel Mangerino https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kiel-mangerino <p> <strong>Published:</strong> August 11, 2019 by guest blogger&nbsp;McKenna Wulker </p> <p> Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The latest edition of our Day in the Life of an iSchool Student series is here. Kiel Mangerino is a hardworking student in the iSchool’s <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters in Archives and Records Administration (MARA)</a> program, a dedicated father and a full time Deputy Town Clerk. His long days are full of challenges, but Mangerino wouldn’t trade his experience in the MARA program for the world. </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="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-rosa-conrad">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Rosa Conrad</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/day-life-srj-managing-editor-rachel-greggs">Day in the Life of SRJ Managing Editor - Rachel Greggs</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kiel-mangerino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kiel-mangerino#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight Sun, 11 Aug 2019 00:20:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5800 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Pioneered by SJSU iSchool: Blockchain for the Information Professional https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/pioneered-sjsu-ischool-blockchain-information-professional <p> <strong>Published:</strong> July 24, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> Director <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=hirshs">Sandra Hirsh</a> recently completed a grant-funded project with iSchool instructor <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=almans">Sue Alman</a> to investigate practical applications of blockchain for libraries and education. An exciting outcome of this project, funded by the <a href="https://www.imls.gov/">Institute of Museum and Library Services</a>, is a book entitled <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Blockchain-Library-Futures-Susan-Alman/dp/0838917437"> Blockchain (Library Futures)</a> by Hirsh and Alman which will be available soon. </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="/istudent-blog/ischool-explores-emerging-technology-blockchain-mooc">iSchool Explores Emerging Technology with Blockchain MOOC</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/news/alman-hirsh-publish-book-blockchain-technology">Alman, Hirsh Publish Book on Blockchain Technology</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://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/uss/31/">SJSU Scholar Series Presentation Recording</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/pioneered-sjsu-ischool-blockchain-information-professional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/pioneered-sjsu-ischool-blockchain-information-professional#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Wed, 24 Jul 2019 03:20:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5781 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Day in the Life of iSchool Student – Rosa Conrad https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-rosa-conrad <p> <strong>Published:</strong> July 3, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Hot off the presses, it’s the latest edition of our Day in the Life of an <a href="/">iSchool</a> Student series! Today we’ll be introduced to Rosa Conrad, library services specialist at California State University San Marcos. With an expected graduation in spring 2021, Conrad juggles school, a full-time job, and being a mom with fantastic skill. </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="/istudent-blog/day-life-srj-managing-editor-rachel-greggs">Day in the Life of SRJ Managing Editor - Rachel Greggs</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-amy-wallace">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Amy Wallace</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-rosa-conrad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-rosa-conrad#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Home: Spotlight Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5730 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Explores Emerging Technology with Blockchain MOOC https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-explores-emerging-technology-blockchain-mooc <p> <strong>Published:</strong> June 23, 2019 by guest blogger Greta Snyder </p> <p> This spring 2019, SJSU iSchool offered a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on <a href="/blockchain-mooc">Blockchain & Decentralization for the Information Industries.</a> Designed and led by <a href="/profile/jason-griffey">Jason Griffey</a>, a prominent advocate for blockchain research in the information services field, this innovative MOOC was made possible thanks to a grant secured by <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=hirshs">iSchool Director Dr. Sandra Hirsh</a> and <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=almans">iSchool Lecturer Dr. Sue Alman</a> from <a href= "https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/LG-98-17-0209-17">Institute of Museum and Library Services</a> to further <a href= "https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-02-01-blockchain-in-the-library-researchers-explore-potential-applications"> research into the applicability of blockchain to information services</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-explores-emerging-technology-blockchain-mooc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-explores-emerging-technology-blockchain-mooc#comments iStudent Blog Blockchain MOOC iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Curriculum Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: Professional Development Mon, 24 Jun 2019 03:02:00 +0000 Elaine Hall 5731 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Information Skills Put to the Test: Am I Librarian? https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/information-skills-put-test-am-i-librarian <p> <strong>Published:</strong> June 7, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Earlier in the semester, the <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/">Special Library Association Student Chapter</a> at the <a href="/">iSchool</a> hosted an engaging event about information professionals working in the corporate world, instead of a traditional library. <a href="/master-library-and-information-science">MLIS</a>&nbsp;alumni who presented during the event are currently working at large companies, including <a href= "https://www.genetec.com/">Genetec</a>, <a href= "https://www.oracle.com/corporate/">Oracle Inc.</a> and <a href= "https://www.zovio.com/">Zovio</a>. The Special Library Association Student Chapter also <a href= "https://twitter.com/SJSU_SLA">live tweeted</a> this event, and the recording can be viewed on their <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/events/past-events/events-past-events-2019-2/past-events-2018-2-librarians-without-libraries/"> website</a>. I had the excellent opportunity to attend this event, and have shared some exciting insight below. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/information-skills-put-test-am-i-librarian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/information-skills-put-test-am-i-librarian#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:01:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5700 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Sign Up Today for the Library 2.0 Free Virtual Conference on Open Data https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/sign-today-library-20-free-virtual-conference-open-data <p> <strong>Published:</strong> June 4, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="https://www.library20.com/">Library 2.0</a> has partnered with the <a href="/">iSchool</a> to open up professional training to current students, alumni&nbsp;and information professionals around the globe! Library 2.0 hosts regular webinars and several free conferences a year focusing on different topics of interest to library and information professionals. Tomorrow, Library 2.0 is excited explore the topic of <a href="https://www.library20.com/open-data">Open Data</a>!&nbsp; </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="/istudent-blog/highlights-library-20-instructional-design-conference">Highlights from the Library 2.0 Instructional Design Conference</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/social-crisis-management-conference-highlights">Social Crisis Management Conference Highlights </a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/sign-today-library-20-free-virtual-conference-open-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/sign-today-library-20-free-virtual-conference-open-data#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Tue, 04 Jun 2019 19:51:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5710 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Government Agency Files in Focus https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/government-agency-files-focus <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;July 1, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Earlier in the semester the <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters of Archives and Records Administration</a> (MARA) program at the <a href= "/">iSchool</a> hosted a guest lecture entitled: <a href= "/webcasts/it-takes-village-state-agencys-implementation-electronic-document-management-system"> It Takes a Village: A State Agency’s Implementation of an Electronic Document Management System</a>. As archives and records are essential skills of any well-rounded information professional, I hope that regardless of what program you are enrolled in, this post contains helpful takeaways for your educational enrichment this summer! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/government-agency-files-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/government-agency-files-focus#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Sat, 01 Jun 2019 22:11:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5719 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu VCARA Opens the Door to VR in Education https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/vcara-opens-door-vr-education <p> <strong>Published:</strong> May 30, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> The <a href="https://sjsuvcara.weebly.com/">Virtual Center for Archives and Records Administration</a> recently hosted their 10th annual conference in <a href= "https://secondlife.com/">Second Life</a>, entitled “<a href= "/vcara-blog/10th-annual-vcara-conference-schedule-42319">Sands of Time Looking Back to Move Forward</a>.” VCARA isn’t just for iSchool students, and openly welcomes all information professionals. VCARA is a great virtual community for individuals particularly interested in information science and education. The conference is an excellent example of this inclusivity, as their two keynote speakers, <a href="/speaker/dr-valerie-hill">Dr. Valerie Hill</a> and <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-dyboski-bryant-1776045/?originalSubdomain=uk"> Daniel Dyboski-Bryant</a>, shed light on this burgeoning new world. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/vcara-opens-door-vr-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/vcara-opens-door-vr-education#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: Student Groups Fri, 31 May 2019 05:29:00 +0000 Havilah Steinman 5694 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu