Monday, August 15, 2011

Announcement: SJSU MLIS Program Open House

To learn more about the MLIS degree program,<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/openhouse/> sign up to attend one of theupcoming online open house events scheduled for
August 25 and August 30,2011, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PDT.
Space is limited, and advance registrationis required.


As a reminder, deadlines to apply for admission in Spring 2012 are as earlyas October 1, 2011. Applications are processed in the order received, so itis best to apply early.


Additional information about the SJSU MLIS current and new programs:


For more information about the School of Library and Information Science, weinvite you to explore the following web pages: Prospective Students: <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/audience/prospective.htm>http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/audience/prospective.htm Facebook: <http://facebook.com/sjsuslis/> http://facebook.com/sjsuslis/ MLIS Program: <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/mlis.htm>http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/slis/mlis.htm Open Houses:

Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 09:49:00 -0700
From: Nicole Purviance <nicole.purviance@sjsu.edu>
Subject: [calix] San Jose State MLIS Students Benefit from New Course Options

If you're thinking about earning an MLIS or know someone who is, please
continue reading this email or forward it to a friend.

More Electives, More Career Pathways
The SJSU School of Library and Information Science electivec ourses:
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/classes/coursedesc.htm>
Internships: <http://slisapps.sjsu.edu/libr294/index.php>
career pathways: <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/classes/careerpathways/>

newest electives, which MLIS students can take after completing core classes:

* Geographic Information Systems
* Data Mining
* Curation of New Digital Media
* Using Social Media for Competitive Research
* Technology Forecasting
* Participatory Service and Emerging Technologies
* Marketing Your MLIS Skills in a Networked and Changing World

New for Fall 2011 - French and Spanish courses. The online classes were
developed specifically for our School's MLIS students to prepare them for
interaction with French-speaking and Spanish-speaking information clients.
The courses also focus on finding resources in French and Spanish, as well
as building professional relationships with librarians and public agencies
in French-speaking and Spanish-speaking countries.


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