Speaking as someone who is relatively new to the library and information science field, the past six months have been a huge learning curve for me as I have continued […]
Alyssa Key is a first year MLIS student at San Jose State University. After completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology at California State University, Northridge last May after seven years of continuous work, she took some time to figure out her next steps; which ultimately led her to SJSU. Having taken an interdisciplinary approach to her undergraduate studies, she loves how the MLIS curriculum draws from various subjects simultaneously and allows her to apply her wide-ranging academic interests to a fulfilling career path, like archives and records. Also, being the avid reader she is, books have always been a constant in her life. So, she is excited to pursue that love professionally. Outside of school and reading, she enjoys writing, photography, listening to and expanding her music library, watching television, spending time with her family, friends, and pets, traveling, and completing creative projects. HLS is her first contributing writer position.
In our lifetimes, experiencing natural disasters is an inevitable reality. For example, being a native Southern Californian, earthquakes have been a consistent source of stress in my region; especially within […]
Over recent months, a pattern has emerged in much of the networking that has shaped my professional life and the professional lives of those around me. In life and in […]
The “first” of anything has the capacity to be stress-inducing, from first days of school to first days on the job and beyond. This is especially true when it comes […]
As I reach the end of my first semester in graduate school, I’ve taken some time to reflect on my experiences so far in my program. Being in an […]