San Jose State University course selection tool (MLIS)

Update: Since writing this post I have found out that the iSchool offers a very similar planning tool to its students. Their tool is an Excel file available for download through the iSchool Advising Toolkit, or you can download it directly from here. Both tools are very similar in their … Read more

San Jose State University ePortfolio status tool

Pile of German Photos

Update: Since writing this post I have found out that the iSchool offers a very similar planning tool to its students. Their tool is an Excel file available for download through the iSchool Advising Toolkit, or you can download it directly from here. Both tools are very similar in their … Read more

Emerging Technology Journal Article

In September I had the opportunity to work with Emma, a colleague of mine at Carleton University MacOdrum Library. Together we wrote a journal article about developing an emerging technology collection in an academic institution.  Writing this article was a great experience in peer-reviewed article writing and something I will … Read more

Graduated: Master of Library and Information Science

I have graduated with my Master of Library and Information Science degree from San José State University. Barring any kind of administrative blunders at the university, I am now an accredited librarian! I started in January of 2015 and completed 15 courses (43 credits) within 3 years. I did this … Read more

Presentation Tool: Mentimeter

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the OCULA Fall Conference 2016. The keynote speaker was Alec Couros, a professor of educational technology and media in the Faculty of Education at University of Regina. He spoke about the role of the Library of the Future. The talk … Read more

Reflection on Course: Final INFO 287 Wrap Up Blog Post

I had a great time going through everyone’s Virtual Symposiums! It’s hard to believe we’ve reached the end already! Thank you to everyone I’d like to thank everyone for their thoughtful comments on my blog and not judging my videos too harshly! As someone who likes to engage with the … Read more

Reflective Practice

While I sit and reflect on my future beyond the hyperlinked library a few things stand out to me at the end of our journey together. Infinite learning I think it is extremely important that we continue to learn. We explored this idea in module 12, infinite learning. We must … Read more