November 2012

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iSchool Students Sought for Mobile Usability Study (All Students)

Sense Tecnic Systems, a technology company with offices on campus, is looking for iSchool students to participate in a series of conducting usability studies to evaluate cutting edge mobile campus technologies. We are looking for participants from a variety of backgrounds to try out our applications and give us feedback. We are running a short […]

UBC Mobile Application Hackathon

The UBC MAGIC Lab in cooperation with UBC IT Services is hosting a “UBC mobile application hackathon” on December 3rd from 10am to 6pm. Spend the day dreaming up and building a new mobile application or service to enhance the UBC experience… What kind of mobile app would make UBC a much better place for […]

Friday Fun Post (All Students)

Letters to a Young Librarian: You’re Going to Piss People Off, by Kelly Jensen http://letterstoayounglibrarian.blogspot.ca/2012/11/youre-going-to-piss-people-off-by-kelly.html?spref=tw Random Book Dispenser/vending machine http://boingboing.net/2012/11/18/bibliomat-a-vending-machine-f.html And one of the 2012 viral video contenders – a drunk driver from Alberta singing Bohemian Rhapsody. This is real life; it’s not just fantasy … http://mashable.com/2012/03/30/bohemian-rhapsody-drunk-video/

Call for Participation, ARMA Canada Conference 2013, Saskatoon SK (All Students)

ARMA Canada invites you to consider submitting a Speaker Application and share your valuable information and expertise. The 2013 Conference theme is “Mining RIM Resources” and this year the domains for presentation are: The Principles (Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles, Governance, Risk, etc.) IT & Collaborative Technologies (IT, Social Media, MER, etc.) RIM & the Business of RIM (RIM […]

Program Completion in December 2012 (All Students)

For those of you who are preparing to complete your program this December 2012, please take a moment to look at the Frequently Asked Questions at this link.  See http://www.slais.ubc.ca/programs/programs-FAQs.htm Look under Graduation.

Draft Timetables for Summer 2013 (All Students)

The DRAFT Timetables for the 2013 Summer Sessions are available here: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/timetables/timetables.htm Registration for the 2013 Summer Session will probably open in mid-March 2013.

The Changing Times; Inspiring Libraries Summit is Changing! (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

Response to the Changing Times; Inspiring Libraries Summit has been overwhelming. The Summit sold out all available seats in only two weeks. David Lankes, author of Expect More, the Atlas of New Librarianship, and one of the plenary speakers will now be presenting from New York. As such the venue has been changed and more […]

FIREtalk: Sustainable Practices (All Students)

How do we ensure a sustainable future for our communities? Is it through best practices in research? Are our discussions on sustainability inclusive of both human culture and our larger environment? Take sneak peek at some of the exciting presentations we are expecting for our Sustainable Practices Soiree: The evolving role of young adults in […]

SLAIS Gallery, Bralorne Reading Room, and Trail Room Closed – November 22, 2012 (All Students)

On November 22, 2012, SLAIS will be hosting the SLAIS November Graduation Reception for our new graduates and their families (about 50 people).  Unfortunately SLAIS Gallery, the Bralorne Reading Room, and the Trail Room will be closed for any student use for the morning  (8 am – 12 pm). You are welcome to use the […]

ACA@UBC International Symposium 2013

ACA @ UBC International Symposium will be on February 8, 2013 at the Frederic Wood Theatre, University of British Columbia Topic: We Shape Our Tools, and Our Tools Shape Us The 5th Annual ACA@UBC International Symposium, “We Shape Our Tools, and Our Tools Shape Us”, will bring together experts in digital forensics, preservation and recordkeeping […]

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