November 2013

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Call for Papers – Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries

The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call For Papers for the Twelfth International Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries.  The Books, Publishing and Libraries Conference will be held 8-9 November 2014 at the prestigious Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. SPECIAL CONFERENCE FOCUS: “Disruptive Technologies and the Evolution of Book Publishing and […]

UBC G+PS Workshops: Concept Mapping & Job Search Workshops

Registration is now open for: Creative Project Planning through Concept Mapping: Are you trying to organize your thinking about a project, thesis, teaching or learning challenge?  Join us to explore concept maps as a thinking tool to help you in your process. Wednesday, Nov 20th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM For a  complete session description, […]

1000$ Scholarship from SALALM (Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials) – due November 30, 2013

Since its founding in 1956, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) has engaged in a wide variety of projects and programs designed to advance the scholarly study of Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and the Latino/a diasporas.  We are offering a scholarship in the fall semester of $1,000 to a […]

CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC – Master’s Application Deadline Dec 2, 2013

Please be aware of the following deadline for application to the Canada Graduate Scholarships for Master’s Students.   The deadline for applications to be submitted via the Research Portal is December 2 2013  Please contact Melissa Nightingale, slais.program@ubc.ca if you have any questions about applying. Canada Graduate Scholarships link: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSM-BESCM_eng.asp Research Portal Application link: https://portal-portail.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/s/login.aspx Common CV Link:  https://ccv-cvc.ca/ Ensure […]

Affiliated Fellowships – Master’s Level Application Now Open

Please be aware that the application and reference forms for the Master’s level Affiliated Fellowships competition are now available. All of the details regarding the awards are available at the following links. The deadline for applications to be submitted to your Graduate Program is December 2. These fellowships are highly competitive, as there are only […]

ARMA Vancouver Island 10th Anniversary Celebration & Conference

The Future of Records Management: Government, Legal & SharePoint… and our 10th Anniversary Date:   Monday, December 9, 2013 Time:  Sessions: 1:00-4:30 pm (Registration begins at 12:30 pm) ; Networking & Celebration: 4:30-6:30 pm Place:  Inn at Laurel Point, 680 Montreal St., Victoria, BC, V8V 1Z8 Canada Admission (includes drink ticket for celebration): Sessions: $80 (ARMA […]

GPS/SCARL Workshop II: Exploring and Visualizing Data

November 13, 2013; 10:00am to 12:00pm Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Rd, UBC, Point Grey campus This is the second workshop in a 6-part statistics series. Before statistical analysis begins data should be visually inspected and explored. This session will discuss: tips on how to create meaningful, transparent graphics for univariate and multivariate data, and […]

REMINDER: First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC) InfoSession, November 6, 11:30 – 12:30 [MAS, MLIS, Dual]

When: November 6, 2013, 11:30am – 12:30 pm Where: Xwi7xwa Library, 1985 West Mall Please join us for a brown-bag lunch information session presented by Dr. Lisa Nathan, Coordinator of the FNCC. This will be of interest to new students in the MAS, MLIS, and Dual programs who are curious about the FNCC and are […]

HCI@UBC presents Ron Wakkary, Nov 13, noon, Lillooet IKBLC

Bio: — Ron Wakkary is a Professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) where he established the Everyday Design Studio, a design research studio that explores interaction design. Wakkary’s research investigates the changing nature of interaction design in response to everyday design practices like home life, DIY, amateur experts, hobbyists, and sustainability. In the […]

Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot!

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about the nuts and bolts of formatting: tables of contents, page layout, numbering, […]

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