March 31 - April 2 preconference workshops March 30 hyatt regency crystal city
arlington, va

Sandy Hirsh

Director and Professor
School of Information
San Jose State University

Sandy Hirsh has worked as a library and information science educator, leader, researcher, and professional – both in library and other information environments.  She is currently Professor and Director of the School of Information at San José State University, directing the School’s 100% online programs, with students and faculty from around the world. After getting a Ph.D. from UCLA and a M.I.L.S. from University of Michigan, she worked for more than a decade in leading Silicon Valley companies (HP Labs, Microsoft, LinkedIn) in user experience developing and managing web, mobile, and TV consumer products resulting in 5 U.S. patents/applications, as well as in research and development. She also has worked in academic, public and special libraries.

Her research interests focus on information-seeking behavior, online and global learning, and the changing role of the information professional. She recently edited a new foundational textbook for the field called Information Services Today: An Introduction published by Rowman & Littlefield. She is the co-chair and co-creator of the global virtual Library 2.0 conference series. She is currently serving as immediate Past President of the Association for Information Science & Technology, and holds leadership roles in other associations, including the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Computers in Libraries 2016

Wednesday March 9, 2016

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

CT-W6: Students & Startups: Learning Partnerships

Computers in Libraries 2015

Tuesday April 28, 2015

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

C201: MOOCs 101

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