Education

Infopeople

Infopeople provides a wide variety of training to those who work in California libraries. On-ground workshops are open to all members of the California library community –  those  working in any California library (academic, public, school, or special), in any California cooperative library system, or in any California library organization (see sidebar at right for workshops this week). It also includes California library school students, trustees, and volunteers, as well as library consultants, self-employed or unemployed librarians, and information professionals working in California. Online training is also available. See their training program for more information.

San José State University School of Information

The SJSU School of Information offers a nationally ranked, ALA-accredited, and fully online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree; a fully online Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree; and a fully online Post-Master’s Certificate in Library and Information Science. The School also offers the San José Gateway PhD program in partnership with Queensland University of Technology. In addition, the SJSU SLIS Colloquium Series is a must-attend for information professionals, archivists, and records managers who want to stay up-to-date in an evolving information landscape. The Colloquium presentations are conveniently held online via web conferencing and are free to attend and open to the public. See their Colloquia web page for upcoming webinars and access to the recordings. http://slisweb.sjsu.edu

Special Library Association—San Francisco Bay Region Chapter

This local chapter of the SLA puts on events and dinners throughout the year where local librarians can meet to discuss the latest trends effecting special libraries. The dinners provide excellent opportunities for networking and learn about the many different resources in the Bay Area.

UC Berkeley School of Information

One of the Bay Areas premiere educational institutions, UC Berkeley’s School of Information offers a wide variety of lectures, seminars, and conferences on information technology and policy.