October 2014

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UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014

UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014, is a week dedicated to building and celebrating the positive mental health of UBC faculty, staff and students.

Travel Grant Opportunity: Apply for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association’s Annual Meeting

Would you like to learn more about music librarianship and management of music collections?  The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association (PNWMLA) invites you to apply for our inaugural travel grant to attend our annual meeting in Eugene, Oregon May 8-9.  This grant is open to first-time-attendees of a PNWMLA annual meeting.  Graduate students in […]

Announcing the 5th Annual ASIS&T Student Design Competition

Join other students in a fun and challenging  information system design competition to develop and present plans for a creative and innovative information system in response to a design challenge. The kick-off meeting will be held on Sunday, November 2, at 8:00pm. We will form design teams, review the procedures, and present the challenge. You […]

2015 ALA Midwinter Offering – LLAMA Career Institute Focuses on Project Management Skills

2015 LLAMA CAREER INSTITUTE PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR LIBRARIANS FINAL PRESS RELEASE – 20 October 2014 Congratulations! Your boss has just handed you a new project. What do you do now? LLAMA will present the third LLAMA Career Institute – entitled Project Management for Librarians: Planning for Success – on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 9 […]

The Association of Architecture School Librarians

Building on the core concepts of this year’s ACSA theme, The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center, the Conference Planning Committee has been working hard to developa suite of programs, tours, talks, and social events designed to address AASL members’ interests. In addition to hearing from local experts about the architecture of Toronto, attendees will […]

Cinema Salon Screening on October 30th

Cinema Salons October 30th Thursday October 30th @ 12:00PM in Koerner 216 Don’t miss our monthly series of screenings from the UBC Library’s feature film collection in Koerner Library. On the last Thursday of every month, join lovers of cinema to view and discuss titles from the Videomatica Collection. The October screening will be hosted […]

Flu Vaccination

As part of the Influenza Immunization Program, UBC will offer free influenza vaccinations (flu shots) for UBC staff, faculty and students throughout November. Clinics will be held at convenient locations/times across UBC Vancouver (Point Grey) Campus from November 4-27. Vaccinations will be available while supplies last. Please take the time to learn more and register […]

Important Curriculum Changes [Continuing MLIS and Dual Students]

The MLIS curriculum is undergoing several significant changes which have been approved by the SLAIS Curriculum Committee and full SLAIS faculty. We will be posting full details on the changes soon, but in the meantime one proposed change will directly impact continuing MLIS and Dual students.

Congratulations to Dana Horrocks and Lindsey Krabbenhoft!!!

Congratulations to SLAIS alumna and Vancouver Public Library Children’s Librarians Dana Horrocks and Lindsey Krabbenhoft for having their Jbrary website and videos featured on the FUSE#8 blog which is hosted by School Library Journal and written by Elizabeth Bird of the New York Public Library. Jbrary, which Dana and Lindsey started when they were SLAIS […]

STILL TIME TO APPLY for Student Travel Grants for Electronic Resources & Libraries 2015 Conference!

We are pleased to announce that the Taylor & Francis Group is sponsoring travel grants for two students traveling to ER&L 2015 (February 22-25, in Austin, Texas). The travel grant includes conference registration, air travel costs, and housing totaling up to $1500 per winner. Applications are being accepted now and awards will be adjudicated by […]

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