[Libs-Or] Case Studies, Insider Tips, and Helpful Resources: SJSU SLIS November Colloquia Presentations

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Wed Oct 19 16:10:48 PDT 2011

November Colloquia Series Packed with LIS Information and Insight 


The School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University
presents five new colloquia presentations scheduled during November. Mark
your calendar for the following dates:


.         November 1 at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time - Getting Professionally

The vice president/president-elect of the American Library Association
(ALA), Maureen Sullivan, will discuss the benefits of getting involved with
professional associations. She will specifically address ALA membership and
the importance of networking for career advancement. 


.         November 14 at 1 p.m. Pacific Time - How to Create a Credible
Retention Schedule and Information Governance Package [MARA Guest Lecture]

Fred Diers, vice president and general manager of GRM's Solutions Group,
will provide proven steps to develop a retention schedule that is realistic
and sustainable. Learn how to reduce risk from litigation, government
investigations, and audits. This presentation is designed especially for
records managers.


.         November 16 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time - Alternate Paths to Federal
Government Employment [Career Colloquia]

The first of two Career Colloquia scheduled during November, this session
will be of special interest to MLIS candidates and job seekers interested in
pursuing a career in the federal government. You'll learn about contract
employment, virtual internships, and more during this exciting panel


.         November 18  at 12 p.m. Pacific Time - A Dialogue about Dialog: 40
Years of Silicon Valley History

Dialog CEO Emeritus Roger Summit and VP of Marketing Libby Trudell join us
in-person for a look back at how Dialog got started in Silicon Valley as one
of the first online information providers. They'll also discuss how the
company has responded to emerging technology and market changes. This
presentation will be held live at the San Jose State University campus.  


.         November 21 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time - Understanding the Universe
of LIS Career Opportunities [Career Colloquia]

The second Career Colloquia installment during November will provide tips on
how to identify LIS opportunities and describe transferable LIS skills for
non-LIS interviewers. Kim Dority, founder and president of Dority &
Associates, and Scott Brown, founder and president of Social Information
Group, will lead the discussion.  


As a reminder, colloquia presentations are free, and everyone is invited to
attend. Most will be held online via the web conferencing program
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/software/elluminate/students/> Elluminate.
Instructions for viewing the presentations can be found online at:


If you can't make the time posted, you can still view the presentations when
most convenient for you. Links to webcasts and podcasts of the Elluminate
presentations will be posted about a week after the scheduled events. Simply
visit the  <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/colloquia/colloquia.htm> SLIS
Colloquia Index. Presentations will be held throughout the semester, so be
sure to check back often to see the full schedule.


The  <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu> SJSU School of Library and Information
Science offers colloquia presentations to foster enhanced learning and
knowledge sharing amongst our faculty, alumni, students, and the
professional communities we serve. Our School offers a fully-online Master
of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree, fully-online Master of
Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree, and the San Jose Gateway
Ph.D. program. Learn more at:  <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu>


Please share this announcement with colleagues and friends. 


For more information about the colloquia presentations, please email us at:
<mailto:sanjoseslis at gmail.com?subject=Fall%202011%20Colloquia>
SanJoseSLIS at gmail.com


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