November 2013

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ALCTS Webinar: MOOCs: Here to Stay or Flash in the Pan? FREE TO LIB SCHOOL STUDENTS

FREE TO LIBRARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND LIBRARY SCHOOL GROUPS.  TO REGISTER CONTACT JREESE@ALA.ORG   ALCTS Webinar: MOOCs: Here to Stay or Flash in the Pan?   Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.   Description:  Massive Open […]

Call for papers: LITA/Ex Libris Seeking LIS Student Authors

The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program.  Sponsored by LITA and Ex Libris, the award consists of $1,000, publication in LITA’s refereed journal, Information […]

HCI@UBC forum featuring Izak Benbasat, Dec 11, noon, Lillooet IKBLC

Please mark your calendars for the last HCI@UBC lunch forum of the Winter 1 term featuring Professor Izak Benbasat from the UBC Sauder School of Business. Food will be provided. Please spread the word among your colleagues, students, lab mates. December 11, noon-1pm Lillooet Room, 301, IK Barber Learning Centre HCI Research in the Context […]

Internship with the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) at Columbia University

NOTE: This placement may be eligible for academic credit through the LIBR 596: Professional Experience course. Interested students should contact Dan Slessor, Student Services Coordinator, at dan.slessor@ubc.ca for more information.   Internship with the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) at Columbia University Libraries/Information Services   Spring 2014 Semester This isn’t just any internship […]

ALA/ACRL’s RBMS 2014 Preconference, Las Vegas, NV

Please note that the conference is offering full and partial scholarships are available for first-time conference attendees. Information on scholarship application can be found here: http://www.preconference14.rbms.info/?page_id=127 The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL/ALA invites you to attend our annual Preconference held in Las Vegas, NV: 6/24 – 27/2014. Our conference theme this year is, […]

Reminder: Call for Proposals Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2014

The WILU Program Committee invites proposals to be considered for presentation at WILU 2014, to be held at Western University in London, Ontario from May 21-23, 2014. WILU originated at Western in 1972 and returns to the Forest City in 2014, inviting you to “E-magine the Possibilities.” For a full description of session types, for […]

UBC GPS Workshops: Networking (@VGH), Resume Clinic (@MCLD)

There are still spaces available in this week’s workshops: GPS/Mitacs Step: Networking (@VGH site) Wednesday, Nov 27th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM For a complete session description, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/9909-gpsmitacs-step-event-networking To register, see: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g2da2 GPS/CSI&C: Resume Clinic (@MCLD) Thursday, Nov 28th, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM For a complete session description, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/10597-gpscsic-event-resume-clinic To register, see:  […]

UBC Library Centennial Project

In September 2015 UBC Library will celebrate its 100th anniversary and Ingrid Parent, the University Librarian, is looking for 1-2 students interested in joining a committee to plan centennial celebrations. Activities of the committee may consist of organizing exhibitions, conferences, contests, seminars, book launch and readings, as well as planning video and social media promotion. […]

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Fellowship – Children’s Librarianship

An extraordinary opportunity for an extraordinary new Children’s Librarian. Harold W. McGraw Jr. was an active supporter of Darien Library with a personal commitment to education and a belief in the important role a child’s library experiences play in the beginning of life-long literacy. The McGraw family has funded the formation of a Children’s Librarian […]

UBC Queer U 2014 Conference Call for Submissions

The University of British Columbia’s annual “Queer U” Academic Conference will be hosted on February 8th (Saturday) 2014. The Conference is currently accepting abstracts from graduate students, established scholars and strong undergraduates. Attached, please find the official Call For Abstracts. The deadline is December 21st.

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