Community Profiles

Student Ben Eagle Co-authors Journal Article with SLIS Faculty Member

Student Ben Eagle was surprised but honored when an instructor asked him to co-author a journal article during his first semester in the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program.

Student Michelle Chimento Develops Multimedia Tutorials and Facilitates Access to Digital Content During Virtual Internship

For student Michelle Chimento, a virtual internship at San José State University’s King Library helped boost her experience as she prepares for a career involving information literacy instruction.

During her virtual internship, Chimento created content for the Open Source for Student Learning initiative. The initiative is part of the university’s Affordable Learning Solutions project, which aims to provide students with free or low-cost digital access to course content in lieu of buying costly textbooks.

Student Jonna Paden Pursues Archival Studies to Document Her Tribal Heritage

Student Jonna Paden hopes becoming proficient in archives management will help her research and preserve the history of her tribe, the Acoma/Laguna Pueblo.

Paden works as an intern librarian/archivist at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (IPCC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After working at the center on the retail side for 12 years, she started volunteering in the center’s Library & Archives in January 2011. A year later, she was selected as one of three grant-funded interns at the center.