News from SJSU School of Library and Information Science

Emerging Leaders at SJSU

Congratulations, Cybele! The SJSU ALASC is thrilled to learn that Cybele Kohel, one of our classmates and a fellow student leader with SJSU REFORMA, has been selected to participate in the ALA’s Emerging Leaders Program for 2023!  When we emailed our congratulations, Cybele admitted the announcement was unexpected. “When I filled out the forms I just thought I’d be a…

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To Thesis or Not To Thesis?

. . . that is the question! Hi there! Melony here, and today I’m sharing with you what I have learned about one of our MLIS’s culminating experience options - the Thesis!  But before I begin, don’t forget to study the iSchool’s invaluable pages exploring, in greater and more authoritative detail, the e-Portfolio and Thesis options. The inception for this…

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Unexpected Opportunities: A Free Networking Event for Librarians

Calling all librarians! The Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL/NY) is hosting a webinar on professional development. Topics include: unexpected opportunities, work, careers, and networking. Join the conversation! Unexpected Opportunities: A Conversation Tuesday March 16, from 4:00pm-5:30pm (EST)   Come join us. Decompress. Connect with colleagues and future colleagues.   We are:…

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Upcoming Event: ALASC Trivia Night: Book-to-Movie Adaptations on February 23rd, 2021 at 6:30pm PST

Register now for our quiz show on Book-to-Movie Adaptations trivia! ALASC is hosting a trivia extravaganza to celebrate books and the movie adaptations that brought them to life (or not!). Love them or hate them, we’re going to have a lot of fun! Top winners will receive Starbucks cards! (Only current SJSU iSchool students are eligible to receive prizes). Please…

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Somebody Give This Reader a Book: Celebrating the Poetry of Sophia Thakur Book Giveaway

ALASC is honoring Black History Month with a special book giveaway of Somebody Give This Heart a Pen by award-winning author and performance poet Sophia Thakur. Following the book giveaway, we will be hosting a virtual book circle to discuss Thakur’s poetry and create space for us to reflect on and draw meaningful connections with her powerful work. Sign up…

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