February 2014

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Summer Course Registration – All Students

REGISTRATION AND WAIT LIST INSTRUCTIONS – SUMMER 2014 TERMS 1 AND 2 PLEASE READ CAREFULLY REGISTRATION PROCEDURES Registration for Summer Term 1 & 2 opens on March 3rd, 2014 for all Graduate students. You should have already received emails from Enrolment Services giving detailed instructions on how to register and your time to begin registration. […]

Registration is now open for the first ever True North Science Boot Camp

Please plan to attend the first Canadian-based True North Science Boot Camp for librarians to take place at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Wednesday June 4 to Friday June 6, 2014.   Started in Massachusetts and spreading throughout the USA, science boot camps for librarians are immersive 2.5 day events featuring educational presentations delivered by scientists. What’s on the […]

China 2.0: The New Digital Superpower, February 27, Vancouver, BC

The Hong-Kong based Chinese-American journalist Ying Chan is the Canwest/Asper Visiting Professor this year. Ying is an award-winning investigative journalist, who in 1996 broke the story about a campaign finance scandal during the Clinton Administration, which led to a landmark libel suit in Taiwan. She is a renowned journalism instructor as well, and currently runs […]

GPS events: CSI&C resume clinic + SCARL quantitative covariates and linear models

This is the last week to register for Three Minute Thesis 2014.  To register, visit the heat schedule at http://3mt.grad.ubc.ca/schedule/. Interested in volunteering for the events (registration support, presentation timer, etc.)?  E-mail graduate.pathways@ubc.ca .   Registration is now open for: GPS/CSI&C Workshop: Resume Clinic, Tuesday, March 4, 12:30pm – 2:30pm For a complete session description, […]

Call for Papers – Student Views: Research from Canada’s LIS Programs #CLAVic14

Canadian Library Association Annual Conference Victoria BC Saturday, May 31, 2014 Call for Papers – Student Views: Research from Canada’s LIS Programs The Canadian Library Association will host a student research paper presentation program at the CLA Annual Conference in May in Victoria, BC. MLIS and LIT students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged […]

12th Annual Richmond Delta Regional Heritage Fair May 2–3, 2014

We invite you to adjudicate Working in pairs, you will review about 10 student projects, nominate candidates for awards, and advise on delegates to represent the region at the Provincial Heritage Fair. Your time and feedback will help students improve their research and presentation skills. Our many students, parents and teachers appreciate the important contributions […]

Data Curation Research Paper Competition

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/ICPSR/prize/curationcontest.html This is a new category added for 2014! ICPSR invites original student submissions for a research paper competition on the topic of data curation. Archiving and sharing research data has received significant public attention. This competition has the purpose of encouraging and highlighting exemplary student research on data curation, including, but not limited to, […]

UBC Student Librarian Jobs – Brown Bag Information Session – March 5, 2014

A group of UBC Librarians representing various branches of the UBC Library will be hosting SLAIS students for a Brown Bag Information Session about upcoming Student Librarian job postings at the University. Details: March 5, 2014 12pm – 1pm Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre The session will provide a general overview about student […]

AMS Impact Grant – Proposals Due March 17

http://www.ams.ubc.ca/studentsociety/finances/funds/impact-grant/ The AMS/UBC Research Grant is a new initiative giving funding to UBC students who are interested in conducting scholarly research to build knowledge and understanding of post-secondary matters affecting UBC Vancouver’s community, so we can have a healthier, more supportive, more successful student community. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals on any topic, but […]

Serendipity 2014: Children’s Literature in a Digital Age

Saturday, March 8 2014 8am-4pm From practical advice on using literature-based apps with children to learning how authors and illustrators are using social media and electronic publishing, Serendipity 2014 is a must-attend event for educators, librarians, researchers and literature lovers looking to the future of books for young people. We have invited presenters that are […]

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