March 2014

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Upcoming Deadline for SLAIS Award Applicants

The deadline for SLAIS Continuing and Graduating Awards is coming up on April 15th.  Several of the awards are contingent upon an application letter to the SLAIS Director, which can be sent to Connie Wintels, the iSchool Administrative Assistant, at ischool.admin@ubc.ca. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite. Students are encouraged to apply! Please […]

Gene Joseph First Nations Scholarship – Library, Archival and Information Studies Students

Gene Joseph First Nations Scholarship – Library, Archival and Information Studies Students Deadline Tuesday, April 15 A scholarship has been endowed in honour of Gene Joseph (MLS, 1982) by the British Columbia Library Association, First Nations Interest Group, and the University of British Columbia. The award is offered to an Aboriginal graduate student at SLAIS. […]

End of term POTLUCK

We are having the End of term Potluck! All students are welcome! Date: April 7, 2014 Time: 4:30-6:30pm Venue: SLAIS Lounge Bring a dish! Bring a friend! Bring yourself!

Deloitte Brown Bag Lunch & Student Tour of the MAGIC Lab – April 7, 2014

Drop in to the Trail Room on April 7, 2014, for a Brown Bag Information Session hosted by representatives from Deloitte Canada. Learn about career opportunities for you in data governance, visual analytics and consulting. The meeting will run from 12pm – 1pm. Prior to the meeting, Dr. Vicki Lemieux will be hosting the Deloitte […]

Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS) sessions: Time Management Webinar + Building Effective Supervisory Relationships

Registration is now open for: GPS Webinar: Time Management April 08, 2014, 10:00am to 11:30am For complete session information see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11467-gps-webinar-time-management Please register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g32a6   GPS Workshop: Building Effective Supervisory Relationships April 09, 2014, 9:30am to 12:30pm For complete session information see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11451-gps-workshop-building-effective-supervisory-relationships Please register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g32a7  

Call for Literacy Mentor Volunteers!

Call for Literacy Mentor Volunteers! Share your love of reading and writing with kids who need your help: volunteer for the Writers’ Exchange! The Writers’ Exchange is a non-profit organization that runs free literacy programs for at-risk kids in East Vancouver. As a volunteer mentor, you can help with after-school tutoring, creative writing projects, literacy games and […]

Koerner Library Poetry Event

Koerner Library Poetry Event When: April 9, 5-6:30pm Where: Koerner Library, 3rd floor entrance by the fireplace Register: It’s Free!  Just register so we can get a handle on catering. To celebrate National Poetry Month, Koerner Library will be hosting some of our own local poets for a night of food and verse.  Please join […]

Special Student Offer for SLA 2014 Annual Conference

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is offering a special discount to current MLS and MLIS students who attend the SLA 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Students who are not members of SLA will receive a free membership when they register for the SLA 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO. The registration rate […]

Call for Papers – The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science

CALL FOR PAPERS – SPECIAL ISSUE 2015 LIS Perspectives on Privacy and Information Management The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science (CJILS) invites manuscripts to be considered for the special issue on “LIS Perspectives on Privacy and Information Management” to be published March 2015. Information professionals have the difficult task of managing information and […]

UPDATED INFO: NOVEMBER GRADS WELCOME – Meet the Grads – Friday, April 4, 2014

Hi all, I have received some questions from students who are completing coursework over the Summer but technically not graduating until November about whether they are able to attend the Meet the Grads event on April 4. I have asked the SLAIS Alumni Executive Committee (hosting the event) and they have said that students graduating […]

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