Student assistants engage in collaborative research and special projects with our faculty members.
The Center for Information Research and Innovation (CIRI) at the San José State University School of Library and Information Science fosters research in our field, aimed at generating exemplary new practices and innovative products to benefit a global audience. We invite you to explore CIRI and learn more about our projects and our partners. If you are interested in joining us on our research journey, we'd like to hear from you.
Please visit About CIRI for more details about our research, people, and partners. See below for news, events, a featured project, and a featured partner.
The San José State University School of Library and Information Science Center for Information Research and Innovation (CIRI) showcases our faculty and student research and innovative practice, develops research-based and innovative products for the profession/field, fosters grant development, and enhances partnerships with individuals across campus, the continent and indeed the world, as well as with institutions and organizations.
CIRI News & Events
See CIRI News and Events for news, upcoming SLIS faculty presentations, a calendar of events, and the CIRI blog.
For details on featured, current, and completed research projects, please visit CIRI projects.
SLIS Student Research Journal is a peer-reviewed publication of San José State University School of Library and Information Science that promotes graduate scholarship and intellectual inquiry in the fields of library and information science, archives and records management, and museum studies.
The American Indian Library Association is partnering with SJSU SLIS on the Circle of Learning (PI: Jane Fisher) project to recruit and support American Indians and Alaska Natives who are interested in earning a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree. Through an evaluation of Circle of Learning's unique blended approach of online curriculum delivery and face-to-face support, the team will expand understanding regarding how to address the challenges faced by distance learning students, especially students from a population traditionally more comfortable with face-to-face learning.