October 2012

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RUSA Online Learning: “Introduction to Spatial Literacy and Online Mapping” (MLIS, Dual)

You may use tools like Google Maps in your personal life all the time for locating restaurants and local businesses, driving directions or planning trips via public transportation, but have you considered how this same technology could be used at your library to improve library services? RUSA’s online course “Introduction to Spatial Literacy and Online […]

“What does Xwi7xwa mean to me?” (All Students)

Join us for bannock and an interactive session! Friday Nov. 2 – 1-3pm First Nations Longhouse – 1985 West Mall To see poster, go to http://slais.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/10/Poster.pdf

Checklist: Does Your Research Need Ethics Approval? (All Students)

UBC’s Office of Research Services has prepared a checklist to help graduate students decide whether or not their research involving humans needs to undergo an institutional ethical review. The checklist can be downloaded from the following page on the Faculty of Graduate Studies website: http://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/dissertation-thesis-preparation/ethical-issues

Provincial Nominee Program and Permanent Residency Information Session (All International Students)

I. Work: Provincial Nominee Program and Permanent Residency Information Session Are you an international student interested in living and working in Canada permanently after graduation? Government officers from the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will give a presentation about how to apply for Canadian permanent residency through BC […]

2013 Student Publishing Opportunity (MLIS, Dual)

Public Services Quarterly’s column, “Future Voices in Public Services”,is a forum for students in graduate library and information science programs to discuss key issues they see in academic library public services, to envision what they feel librarians in public service have to offer to academia, to tell us of their visions for the profession, or […]

Free Student Memberships, Calgary Law Library Group (MLIS, DUAL)

The Calgary Law Library Group is offering free memberships to students enrolled in UBC’s MLIS and Dual MAS/MLIS programs. If you are interested in working in Calgary after graduation, consider joining CLLG.  Benefits of membership include: Connecting with professionals in many areas of librarianship including law firm, government, academic and corporate libraries. Access to the […]

Visiting Doctoral Student, Karla Lucht, GSLIS, University of Illinois (MLIS, Dual)

Karla Lucht is a Doctoral Student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include cultural representation (or lack thereof) in library collections for youth, conflicts of race, ethnicity and culture in youth literature, and information-seeking behaviors of youth.   She will be speaking on Tuesday, […]

Graduate Students from CTLT (All Students)

Are you a TA?  Interested in teaching in higher education?  Next week is Celebrate Learning Week at UBC, and there are a lot of events happening across campus that you might be interested in. In particular, consider the following workshops: Thursday, Oct 25, 2012, 10:00am – 11:30 am Assessing Student Participation Irving K. Barber Learning […]

Tuesday Nov 6th Lunch With Visiting Doctoral Student In Children’s Literature

SLAIS and YAACS are hosting a lunch on Tuesday November 6th in the Trail Room with doctoral student, Karla Lucht! She is from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include cultural representation (or lack thereof) in library collections for youth, conflicts of race, ethnicity and […]

Free Statistical Consultation – UBC Department of Statistics (All Students)

Free statistical consultations available from graduate students enrolled in our practicum course STAT 551 (Statistical Consulting). The students still have capacity to take on more clients over the remainder of this academic term. If you might be interested in a consultation, please do see https://www.stat.ubc.ca/SCARL/HowSCARLHelp/Detail/stat551.php for further details.

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