December 2012

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Room Vacancies Are Available for Term II (All Students)

TIRED OF COMMUTING TO CLASSES? ROOM VACANCIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR TERM II (JANUARY 2013) Student Housing and Hospitality Services has room vacancies in the student residences for Term II. If you are interested in becoming part of our on-campus housing community, please contact us at the number or address below for information on rates, eligiblity […]

iSchool@UBC Research Day – Call for Participation (All Students)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION We are thrilled to announce the iSchool@UBC’s Research Day 2013! Infrastructures of Knowledge: Mediating Memories, Representing Relationships, Framing Futures The iSchool@UBC, invites UBC faculty and students to join us in sharing the depth and breadth of our research endeavours at the intersections of information, people and technology. Our 4th Annual Research Day […]

Symposium on Maurice Sendak – Volunteers Needed (All Students)

The Symposium on Maurice Sendak is on Friday, March 1st, 2013 in the Dodson Room at the Barber Learning Centre from 3:30-6:30 pm. It’s free. Refreshments. All welcome. Students in the MACL, MLIS, MAS, Dual Programs, and students in other UBC programs, and friends and family and whomever else this may interest. Volunteers are needed […]

Inspiring Libraries Summit Reports, Video Now Online (MLIS, Dual)

The iSchool at UBC joined the British Columbia Library Association and Libraries & Literacy, B.C. Ministry of Education, in hosting Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries, a gathering of leaders in library innovation and community engagement in early December. The reports and speeches, including videos of some speakers, have been posted at http://commons.bclibraries.ca/inspiringlibraries2012/ . Explore the links […]

Announcement of new Arts Graduate Research Awards

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the creation of new Research Awards for Graduate (PhD and MA) students.  These awards are designed to help Graduate students with their research program associated with their degree.  Awards are up to $1000 and are to cover the costs of travel and other research-related expenses (but not […]

Local News Media Feature iSchool Faculty

Three iSchool faculty members have been featured this month in several media outlets, including CTV and the Vancouver Sun. Professor Judith Saltman offers her thoughts on young adult fiction and its appeal in an interview feature in the December 2012 edition of UBC Reports, a publication for the 50,000 members of the UBC community, as well as the […]

Reminder of Open Professional Experiences (MAS, MLIS and Dual Students)

Those of you considering your options for next term might want to review the many professional experience projects we have open. See current opportunities at http://blogs.ubc.ca/ischoolnews/category/professional-experience/. These are excellent options for those nearing graduation, seeking networking and career exploration options, and looking for more material for the resume. If you are interested in seeing project […]

News for All Students

from Michelle Mallette, Student Services Coordinator Happy holidays to all of you as your wrap up your courses, practicum and other activities. I’m using this forum to let you all know that I have accepted another position at UBC and will be leaving the School as of January 11. It’s been an absolute pleasure getting […]

Welcome to the New e-Newsletter

Welcome to the new SLAISmatters e-newsletter, a fresh and lively way to share with our community all the news from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at The University of British Columbia. We are planning two winter editions and one summer edition, replacing our twice-yearly PDF newsletters. In addition to communicating […]

MACL Grad Presents on Queer Fiction

Less than a year after completing his Masters of Arts in Children’s Literature at UBC, with a thesis in young adult literature exploring queer sexual identity and religion, Rob Bittner began doctoral studies at Simon Fraser University, in the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. His growing expertise in the topic attracted the attention […]

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