November 2013

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SLAIS, the iSchool@UBC Colloquium – Dr. Vivian Howard, Dalhousie University – UPDATED: Opportunity for meet and greet with Dr. Howard before colloquium

Update: Dr. Vivian Howard of Dalhousie University will be visiting SLAIS on Wednesday November 20th to give a formal colloquium on children’s literature (details below). She has also agreed to participate in a second event on the same day – an informal discussion on her research in young adult and girls’ reading patterns, Atlantic children’s […]

UBC GPS Workshops: Job Search, Networking + Resume Clinic

There are still many spaces available in this week’s Job Search Workshop Series. Friday, November 22nd, 1:00 – 4:00 PM Topics: Time Management,  Job Search Panel, Getting the Interview, and Building your Online Academic Profile For a complete event description, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/10975-gpscsic-event-creating-opportunities-job-search-workshop-series To register, see: http://bit.ly/18oODTX Registration is now open for: GPS/Mitacs Step: Networking […]

Opportunity to study in Seoul & Paris, Summer 2014 [MLIS, Dual]

The opportunity below comes from the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS). Students are to assume all associated costs. Interested students should confirm with the SLAIS Graduate Advisor, Rick Kopak, to ensure the courses are eligible for external credit. Contact: Bethany Fair, gslisfellow@simmons.edu Simmons College GSLIS Accepting Applications for 2014 Travel […]

PASIG Webinar – The Essential Elements Of Intelligently Managed Tiered Storage Infrastructures

Join us for a Webinar on November 21 Free for ASIS&T members, $20 for non-members Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: http://www.asis.org/Conferences/webinars/Webinar-PASIG-11-21-2013-register.html Various concepts and applications of tiered storage have been employed for over 20 years. First in the mainframe space and later in the open system space.  During the past 20 […]

Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network Mentoring Program: Call for Mentors and Mentees

Are you an experienced visible minority librarian willing to provide advice and support to another visible minority librarian? Did you have a great mentoring experience and would like to “pay it forward”?  ViMLoC needs you! Are you a visible minority librarian in need of guidance? Do you want to connect with an experienced visible minority librarian […]

Technology and the academic librarian: Emerging, merging, and changing the game

Registration is now open for the Academic Librarians in Public Service (ALPS) Annual December Meeting: Technology and the academic librarian: Emerging, merging, and changing the game Join us for a morning of lightning talks and discussion on this hot topic. We have found 8 speakers who have something to say about our shifting landscape and […]

HCI Sub-Specialization Information Session, November 18 & November 19 [MAS, MLIS]

Do you want to know more about the Human-Computer Information (HCI) Sub-Specialization and how it can enhance your MAS or MLIS Degree? Come to an information session hosted by Rick Kopak and learn about requirements, eligibility, and more. Information on the HCI Sub-Specialization can be found here. Location: Trail Meeting Room Dates: Monday, November 18, […]

Call for Contributed Papers, Posters, and Lightning Strikes

CHLA/ABSC 2014 Annual Conference — Scaling New Heights Together Hyatt Regency Montréal, Montréal, QC.  June  16 – 20, 2014   We invite submissions for the 38th annual Conference of the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC), to be held in Montréal. The theme of the CHLA/ABSC 2014 conference is […]

Draft Timetables for Summer 2014 (All Students)

The DRAFT Timetables for the 2014 Summer Sessions are available here: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/timetables/timetables.htm Registration for the 2014 Summer Session will open February 28, 2014. Note that all courses are subject to instructor availability, budgetary restrictions and minimum class sizes.

Call for Proposals: New Frontiers Conference, York University

From “New Frontiers” Co-Chairs: This is a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit an abstract for this year’s New Frontiers Conference is quickly approaching! Please submit your paper proposal by Monday 25 November by clicking on the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yoZXr8p7ef61vUD0-SeoVcuts0sTCAFGOHdxQG5dG_8/viewform New Frontiers is an excellent opportunity for both MA and PhD students to present papers […]

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