Dr. Michael Stephens is leading efforts to share the Salzburg Curriculum, developed by a global team of library and museum leaders. The goal is to help educators update training for library and museum professionals.
Professor David Loertscher will explore new tools to measure student learning outcomes when teacher librarians and classroom teachers collaborate to deliver instruction. A research grant from the American Library Association will fund the study.
The Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference, scheduled for October 8–9, 2014, is a participatory conference with a focus on all-inclusiveness. Everyone is encouraged to submit a presentation proposal.
MLIS student Valarie Kingsland receives 2014 Ken Haycock Award for her exceptional professional promise. Congratulations, Valarie!
The School of Library and Information Science at San José State University recently appointed three new members to its international advisory groups: Barbara J. Ford, Libby Trudell, and Peter Derycz.
Library Journal announced the 2014 Movers & Shakers award winners earlier this week. Of the 50 individuals recognized for “shaping the future of libraries,” four are alumni of the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University.
Thanks to the generous contributions of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Silicon Valley Chapter, two students interested in special librarianship will be awarded scholarships this spring.
In response to new credentialing standards, students in our school’s Teacher Librarian program will complete fewer required units, allowing them to take more electives should they choose to continue their studies and earn an MLIS degree.
In an interview with lecturer John Horodyski, student Ian Matzen describes his experiences in the emerging field of digital asset management (DAM) and the career opportunities it offers information professionals.
San José Gateway PhD program doctoral student Melissa Fraser-Arnott will be presenting her confirmation of candidature on March 19, 2014, at 4:00 p.m., PDT. The event will be held online via Blackboard Collaborate.