December 12, 2012
Matt works at the History Museum of Hood River County and discussed the way in which communities shape the direction of museum collections, including their use, storage, study, and acquisition policy and budget.
Faculty Speaker: Using Social Media Strategically
December 5, 2012
There are subtle and not-so-subtle differences between personal, professional, and organizational use of social media. Dawne examines processes for integrating social media into library and information services and provides tips for measuring engagement and managing social spaces in a team environment.
Dr. Lili Luo
November 27, 2012
In November 2012, Dr. Lili Luo spoke with SJSU ASIS&T about the evolving nature of reference service. What skills does the new librarian at the information desk need, and how are libraries integrating emerging technologies into expand, improve, and promote reference services?
November 14, 2012
The SJSU Career Center’s own Jill Klees guides fledgling librarians in the SLIS MLIS program through the resume-building process. Top tips, helpful insights, and links to resources within.
May 22, 2012
Marianne Afifi, Associate Dean of the Oviatt Library at California State University Northridge addresses the roles of academic library administrators, what their work commonly entails, and how they fit into library and campus organizational structures. Ms. Afifi gives some examples of the work she is involved in and answers questions from students.
Meeting Speaker: Setting up an iPad lending program – My internship experience
May 2, 2012
Ellie Fullman gave an informal talk about her experience setting up an iPad lending program in her fall 2011 internship at Holy Names University.
April 25, 2012
Virginia Tucker presents highlights from her current research into how good searchers become expert searchers addressing critical concepts that need to be understood, regardless the search engine being used. Virginia Tucker has had a varied career working in different search environments, as academic librarian, information architect, public law librarian, and full-time lecturer at SJSU.
April 19, 2012
John Horodyski, an SJSU SLIS faculty member, discusses Digital Asset Management (DAM). Topics include:
- What is DAM?
- How did it come about?
- Why is DAM needed?
- Who is doing DAM?
- Where is DAM going?
Richard P. Hulser
April 17, 2012
Richard P. Hulser, Chief Librarian of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, has 30 years of international experience working in and with a variety of library and cultural institutions to enhance their use of technology for information management. He provides a description of a special library in a museum including updating of services from a totally manual operation to one incorporating electronic tools in addition to maintaining an extensive print collection.
Meeting Speaker: Using you MLIS skills in information architecture
March 7, 2012
Theresa has a background in the software and web design fields, which have shown her that content is often used as a salve to fix bigger communication and interaction problems. She moved into information architecture to ensure that companies use their dollars most effectively, plan correctly, and execute the user experience and information architecture phases efficiently. MLIS students are uniquely positioned to do user experience and information architecture work. Find out more about user experience and information architecture and how you can transition your skills to a less traditional role.
Meeting Speaker: Library 2.011 Presenters Discuss Games and Learning
February 8, 2012
Mardi attended the first Library 2.011 WorldWide Virtual Conference as a Student Volunteer and shared her experience as a volunteer at this three day/two night virtual event. Mardi also focuses on discussing gaming and its place in academic libraries as a learning tool.