[Libs-Or] Colloquium Series: New Online Seminars Scheduled During April

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Tue Mar 27 14:34:12 PDT 2012


Spring Colloquia Explore the Multi-Faceted LIS Field

 

The Spring semester at the San Jose State University School of Library and
Information Science may be winding down, but the colloquium series
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/colloquia/2012/colloquia12sp.htm>  is revving
up with four all-new presentations scheduled during April. Not to mention,
if you missed any of the live presentations featured this semester, you can
still immerse yourself in the pool of knowledge by viewing the recorded
webcasts.

 

The live presentations are about an hour long and held via the web
conferencing platform Collaborate
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/software/bbcollaborate/webconferencing/> . Take an
hour to invest in yourself, and join us for the upcoming colloquium
presentations:

 

*	Monday, April 9 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time - Everything I Need and
Want is in the Teen Section: YA Spatial Practices in New U.S. Public
Libraries

In this session, Dr. Anthony Bernier, associate professor at the San Jose
State University School of Library and Information Science, will discuss
youth studies, examining "spatial equity" for young adults in libraries. He
will share quantitative data recently collected as part of a three-year IMLS
National Leadership grant. 

 

*	Wednesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time - Information
Professional to Intelligence Analyst: Translating your LIS Skills [Career
Colloquium]

LIS skills are extremely valuable and transferable to different career
pathways and organizations. Learn how to effectively use your LIS background
and highlight your LIS skills when applying for jobs, specifically in law
enforcement and military agencies. Virginia Sanchez, reports officer/editor
at the Department of Homeland Security, will provide job search tips
including preparing a strong resume.

 

*	Friday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time - Latest Trends in
Library Architecture and Interior Design

Every librarian will want to attend this presentation covering the
importance of library design and architecture for favorable user
experiences. Steve and Desta Krong of Krong Design Inc. will discuss some of
the latest trends in library architecture and interior design including
sustainability in design and operations, budget and scope considerations,
furniture and lighting trends, and more! Whether you plan to update your
space in the future or are currently in the midst of a remodel, this is a
must-attend session! 

 

.         Monday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time - Access to Public
Records: Tensions Between the Right-to-Know and the Protection of Privacy
and the Role of Records Management in Addressing these Issues [MARA
Colloquium]

Trevor Lewis of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration joins
us for this special colloquium, specifically designed for records managers
and archivists. In this session, Mr. Lewis will discuss the risks of
retaining sensitive personal and business data and how to reduce those risks
while managing an accelerating increase in the volume and range of public
information.  

 

The online presentations are FREE, and everyone is invited to attend. Please
visit the Spring Semester 2012 Colloquium Series
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/colloquia/2012/colloquia12sp.htm>  for links
to the live online sessions. If you cannot make the live sessions,
recordings will be available on the website
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/colloquia/2012/colloquia12sp.htm>  about a
week after the scheduled events. 

 

The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu>  offers the free colloquium series to foster
enhanced learning and knowledge sharing amongst our faculty, alumni,
students, and the professional communities we serve. For more information
about the colloquium series, please email us at SanJoseSLIS at gmail.com
<mailto:sanjoseslis at gmail.com?subject=Spring%202012%20Colloquia> . Please
share this announcement with colleagues and friends. 

 

The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
offers two fully online master's degrees, a fully online certificate
program, and a doctoral program: Master of Library and Information Science
(MLIS), Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA), Post-Master's
Certificate in Library and Information Science, and the San Jose Gateway PhD
Program. 

 

 

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