Upcoming Webcasts

Overview

Upcoming Webcasts

The iSchool hosts live webcasts featuring guest speakers on a wide variety of topics throughout the academic year. All of the webcasts are recorded and made available on the on-demand webcasts section.

Webcasts Rae Lynn Haliday

Leveraging Your RIM Education and Certification in the Zoological Registrar Profession
MARA Guest Lecture

The zoological profession offers many job opportunities including those in records and information management. This presentation will review in-depth information on the zoological registrar position including how your education and your ICRM certification will streamline the path to a successful career in a wonderful profession dedicated to animal conservation, research, education and entertainment. Zoological institutions are everywhere!

Individuals requiring real-time captioning/closed captions or other accommodations should contact Sue Alman as soon as possible.

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. Pacific Time
Location: Online via Zoom
Session Link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/96470014540?pwd=WEhRQ2VEOGdVRVc3b1BMNWx0Zk93Zz09
Password: MARA2020

Webcasts Twanna Hodge

Integrating Cultural Humility into Librarianship
Diversity Webinar Series

In this session, participants will learn the concept of cultural humility, the difference between cultural competency and cultural humility, the rationale for integrating cultural humility into librarianship, and the several recommendations on how to do so.

Individuals requiring real-time captioning/closed captions or other accommodations should contact Sue Alman as soon as possible.

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. Pacific Time
Location: Online via Zoom
Session Linkhttps://sjsu.zoom.us/j/480826421

Webcasts Craig Simpson Carli Lowe

Strategies for a Successful Search: Inside the Process of Creating and Applying for an Archivist Position
MARA Guest Lecture

Does a job search feel a mystery? Do you ever wonder why job postings are written the way they are, what the qualities of an effective interview may be, and why searches seem to take so long? Join Craig Simpson, director of special collections and archives, and Carli Lowe, university archivist, both from San José State University, as they describe the process of creating and applying for a new university archivist position, in what was ultimately a successful search. Our guest speakers will also offer suggestions for strategies to help navigate and demystify what can be a stressful and opaque process.

Individuals requiring real-time captioning/closed captions or other accommodations should contact Sue Alman as soon as possible.

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Online via Zoom
Session Link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/96470014540?pwd=WEhRQ2VEOGdVRVc3b1BMNWx0Zk93Zz09
Password: MARA2020

Webcasts Max Macias

Moving Beyond Diversity to Anti-Oppression
Diversity Webinar Series

A presentation on how to incorporate anti-racist ideas, concepts and actions that can act as a model for anti-oppression library practices. Participants will be able to:

  • explain the concept of anti-racism 
  • identify racist policies, procedures and practices in their library
  • apply anti-racist concepts in the library
  • critique current library policies with an anti-racist analysis

Individuals requiring real-time captioning/closed captions or other accommodations should contact Sue Alman as soon as possible.

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. Pacific Time
Location: Online via Zoom
Session Link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/763895527​