Visiting Speaker: Connecting Communities and Museum Collections

Matt Carmichael
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

Dawne Tortorella
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFoQHERJkmA

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/16

Faculty Speaker: Reference and Information Service in a Nutshell

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?

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5AmbpKB_tI

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/1

Workshop Speaker: Resume Workshop

Jill Klees
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4G36SYL_bY

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/17

Visiting Speaker: Academic Library Administration – A Look at Library Management

Marianne Afifi
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbB9rv6Icx4

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/18

Meeting Speaker: Setting up an iPad lending program – My internship experience

Ellie Fullman
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJSLb94yRN4

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/19

Faculty Speaker: What Does it Mean to be an Expert Searcher in a 2.0 World?

Virginia Tucker
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06d34q4DzNw

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/20

Faculty Speaker: Digital Asset Management (DAM) 101

John Horodyski
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?

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNNHSmNxKhM

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/21

Visiting Speaker: NHM Research Library – Warp Speed to the Cloud

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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv9YEP4USVo

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/22

Meeting Speaker: Using you MLIS skills in information architecture

Theresa Putkey
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv9YEP4USVo

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/23

Meeting Speaker: Library 2.011 Presenters Discuss Games and Learning

Mardi Veiluva
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.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92QqrlIiK7s

ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/sjsuasist/24