Graduate Students Submit Compelling Manuscripts - Largest Issue to Date


With an editor-in-chief introductory essay, an invited faculty contribution,
and five graduate student articles, Volume 2, Issue 2 of the San Jose State
University School of Library and Information Science (SJSU SLIS) Student
Research Journal <>  (SRJ) is the
largest issue published to date. 


The editorial team of the peer-reviewed, open source online publication
reviewed submissions from graduate students in the Master of Library and
Information Science
s>  (MLIS) program at San Jose State University and graduate programs at
other universities worldwide. After countless hours spent selecting and
editing manuscripts, the SRJ editorial team published the latest issue in
early 2013. 


This is the journal's fourth published issue, and it continues to showcase
graduate student writing, covering a variety of research areas. The mix of
topics explored by the student researchers heightens the knowledge shared
with the library and information science (LIS) community, as well as
demonstrates the wide range of careers
<>  MLIS
students can pursue in the LIS field. 


Volume 2, Issue 2 of the SRJ features:

*	Getting Better <> ,
Elyse Meyers, SRJ Editor-in-Chief, SJSU SLIS
*	Crisis Informatics: Perspectives of Trust
<> - is Social Media Mixed
Blessing?, Dr. Christine Hagar, Assistant Professor, SJSU SLIS
*	Collaboration as an Essential Tool in Information Literacy Education
9-16: Context, Qualities and Implications
<> ; Samantha Godbey; SJSU
*	Information Literacy Instruction for Upper-Year Undergraduate
Students: A Stratified Course-Integrated Approach
<> , Stacey Nordlund, SJSU
*	Consider the Source: The Value of Source Code to Digital
Preservation Strategies <>
, Michel Castagne, The University of British Columbia
*	Preserving Film Preservation in the Digital Era
<> , Becca Bastron, SJSU
*	Using Technology to Connect Public Libraries and Teens
<> , Susan M W Aplin, SJSU


The articles are freely available online in PDF format at:


Call for Submissions

The SRJ is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to showcase and
publish their work. The SRJ invites original research or critical review
essay manuscripts from graduate students at any university on topics in the
fields of information science theory, policy, application, or practice.
Please extend our call for submissions
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graduate students you may know and feel free to share this announcement with
colleagues and friends.


About the Student Research Journal

The SRJ promotes graduate scholarship and intellectual inquiry in library
and information science, archives and records management, and museum studies
through publishing two issues annually and accepts submissions on a rolling
basis. It is San Jose State University's first student-governed research
journal. For more information about the SRJ, please visit:



The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
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. Let the learning begin: