[Libs-Or] SJSU SLIS Career Webinars: Three New Sessions in November

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Thu Nov 15 13:06:31 PST 2012

RIM Professionals In-Demand, Today's Public Library Work Setting, and a Solo
Librarian's Passion: SJSU SLIS Colloquia Provide Tips for Career Success  


The SJSU SLIS Colloquium Series
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/about-slis/colloquia>  continues with three
exciting sessions coming up this month. Set aside an hour and take advantage
of the tips and insight shared during these lively presentations, especially
if you've got your eye on a new job. The online seminars are free to attend.
You can join us for the live events via web conferencing or watch recordings
<http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2169C089B850A9B8>  of past
presentations at your convenience. Here's a quick look at what's coming up:


*	Tuesday, November 20 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time - RIM Opportunities:
What Does the World Have to Offer? [MARA Guest Lecture] 

Progressive companies and organizations are looking for well-educated RIM
professionals to address the critical and complex information management
issues facing our fast placed, global, and digital society. If you're
considering a career in records management, you'll want to hear what our
presenters, Beth and Jason Hynes, have to say. This session will open your
eyes to the myriad RIM career opportunities and provide tips for a
successful job search.


*	Wednesday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time - The Evolving
Career of a Public Librarian [Career Colloquium]

If public librarianship is more your style, this is a must-attend session.
Find out what's different about the public library setting today, and what
this means for the future of public librarians. Lisa Rosenblum, director of
library and community services for the City of Sunnyvale, California, will
teach you how to get your foot in the door, review interview practices, and
identify the skills that are necessary for a successful career in today's
public library. 


*	Friday, November 30 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time - Non-profit
Organization with Mission to Save the World Seeks Like-minded Librarian:
Following Your Passion and Finding Your Niche in a Small Research Library

In this session, you'll hear the inspirational story of how one librarian
draws upon his competencies in librarianship and passion for the cause in
order to support the mission of Seed Savers Exchange (SSE), the oldest and
largest non-governmental seed bank and heirloom seed sharing organization in
the United States. Bill Musser, librarian at Seeds Savers Exchange,
discusses his role as a solo librarian working in a dynamic, multitasking


Please visit the Fall Semester 2012 Colloquium Series
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/about-slis/colloquia/Fall%202012>  to access the
full presentation abstracts, speaker biographies, and links to the live
online sessions.


The online presentations are FREE, and everyone is invited to attend. Please
share this announcement with your colleagues and friends. 


The colloquium presentations are conveniently held online via the web
conferencing program BlackBoard Collaborate. If you are unfamiliar with
Collaborate, a tutorial is available, as well as a Quick Reference Guide.
(Please see Guide to Using Collaborate
aborate/blackboard-collaborate-web-conferencing> .)


For more information about the SJSU SLIS Colloquium Series, please contact
us at SanJoseSLIS at gmail.com
<mailto:sanjoseslis at gmail.com?subject=Fall%202012%20Colloquia> . 


The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/prospective-students/choose-your-program>  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. SJSU
SLIS is a recognized leader in online learning
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/prospective-students/discover-online-learning>  and
is a member of the Sloan Consortium. Let the learning begin:
http://slisweb.sjsu.edu <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/> 

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