A Pioneering and Independent Spirit: The Founding of San José State’s School of Library and Information Science

Webcasts Dr. Debbie Hansen

This presentation will discuss the beginnings of San José State’s School of Library and Information Science and describe some of the challenges the pioneering program faced in the 1920s and 1930s. The talk will highlight the school’s innovative and experimental programming and its long-term commitment to making professional education possible for qualified individuals regardless of their personal background or status.