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:


Dr. Michael Stephens

Lindsay L. Marlow and Amy Miller

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.


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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 submissions.


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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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