Student Research Journal Publishes Second Issue 


The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
(SLIS) is pleased to present the second issue of its Student Research
Journal (SRJ). The Fall 2011 issue of SRJ features an essay by guest
contributor and SLIS faculty member Dr. Michael Stephens, an editorial by
Editor-in-Chief Maria Otero-Boisvert, and four evidence-based articles
authored by graduate students. Titles include:


*	Participating in the Conversation - Maria Otero-Boisvert
*	Beyond the Walled Garden: LIS Students in an Era of Participatory
Culture -

Dr. Michael Stephens

*	#Socialtagging: Defining its Role in the Academic Library - Annalise
Ammer and Katherine Bertel
*	Health Literacy: An Overview of an Emerging Field - Mary Grace
*	A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The Perplexing Problem of
Indexing Images -

Lindsay L. Marlow and Amy Miller

*	Power and Practice in Academic Library Materials Selection Paradigms

Elena S. Smith


The articles are available to download for free. To read the articles,
please visit:


The School launched the peer-reviewed online publication in Spring 2011 to
promote graduate scholarship and intellectual inquiry in the fields of
library and information science, archives and records management, and museum
studies. The open access journal accepts submissions on a rolling basis, and
publishes two issues annually. It is San Jose State University's first
student-governed research journal. 


For more information about the School of Library and Information Science at
San Jose State University, please visit:


Call for Submissions


The SRJ editorial team is currently working on the Spring 2012 issue. Please
inform graduate students of our call for submissions. This is an excellent
opportunity for students to showcase their graduate work and get published.
SRJ invites graduate students to submit original research or critical review
essays on topics in the fields of information science theory, policy,
application, or practice. Find details on manuscript submissions at the SRJ
site <> . The deadline for Spring issue
submissions is February 1, 2012. The SRJ editor-in-chief acknowledges all


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Maria Otero-Boisvert 

Candidate, San Jose Gateway PhD Program 

Editor-in-Chief, Student Research Journal

School of Library and Information Science

San Jose State University

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