Final Call for Works in Progress Showcase, 2014 ALISE Annual Conference [MLIS,Dual]

For the Works in Progress Showcase, we invite scholars at any stage of their career to share research-in-progress through posters. The poster will highlight work-in-progress and may present research proposals, theoretical framework, pilot studies, early findings, or preliminary conclusions. In line with this year’s conference theme, educational entrepreneurship, we are particularly interested in: early stages of conceptualization, proposals, or […]

Master of Children’s Literature Program Colloquium – JonArno Lawson, Candian Poet [All Students]

Wednesday, September 25, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm “A Talk from the Bottom of the Box: Reflections of an Award-winning Poet for Youth” JonArno Lawson, Candian Poet Location: Dodson Room, Level 3, Room 302, Chapman Learning Commons, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC Refreshments Served JonArno Lawson is one of Canada’s most […]

Media@McGill’s POOC on “The Participatory Condition” – Registration Now Open [All Students]

Media@McGill’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) on The Participatory Condition is now open for registration ( This free, non-credited online course runs from October 15 to December 6, 2013. The POOC interrogates a range of issues pertaining to the history, problems and possibilities of participatory media in contemporary society, and will focus on aspects of […]

ALISE/University of Washington Info. School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award – Call for applications [MLIS, Dual]

The ALISE Youth Services SIG seeks graduate student applications for the ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award, sponsored by the University of Washington Information School. This award supports costs associated with travel to, and participation in, the January 2014 ALISE Annual Conference, in Philadelphia, PA. This award is […]

Spreading the Word about Word Vancouver [All Students]

Word Vancouver is looking to reach out to students as potential attendees instead. I have a few different PDFs highlighting different awesome things about the festival. One focuses on fiction, one on non-fiction, one on poetry, one on workshops, and one on music and other things going on on the main stage. To see attachments, […]

Word Vancouver Seeks Students to Publicize Free Literary Festival [All Students]

This is Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest  celebration of literacy and reading. Held on the last weekend of  September at Library Square in beautiful downtown Vancouver, our  festival promotes books and authors with free exhibits, performances,  and hands-on activities for a wide range of ages and interests. We are trying to reach out to students […]

@UBCiSchool PhD Candidates Present at Social Media and Society 2013

Two of the iSchool@UBC’s doctoral candidates presented at  the 2013 Social Media and Society  (#SMSociety13) conference at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, on  September 14 – 15. Drew Paulin presented “Tweeting  to learn: An exploration of Twitter-based learning during conferences.” Abstract: Twitter is an  integral part of conference activities, acting as a communication backchannel  for […]

2013-2014 Chinese-American Librarian Association Mentorship Program [All Students]

We are pleased to announce that the 2013/2014 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications. The main goals of the CALA Mentorship Program are: · To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning  · To help new Chinese American librarians to […]

ARMA VI Event in September [MAS, Dual]

ARMA Vancouver Island Presents: How to Plan and Execute a Successful Scanning Project Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Time:  12 Noon until 2:00 PM (PDT) Place: Inn at Laurel Point, Merino Room, 680 Montreal St., Victoria, BC, V8V 1Z8 Canada Admission: $40 ARMA members; $50  non-members (visit to register) Lunch will be provided. Please […]

LLED 565C/061: Indigenous Language & Cultural Education: Global Perspectives [All Students]

Please see the course description below for LLED 565C-061: Indigenous Language & Cultural Education: Global Perspectives offered this Winter term. September 10 – December 10, 2013 Tuesday, 6-8:45pm Digital Learning Centre (Ponderosa Annex F) This seminar will provide students with an opportunity to engage in the comparative study of issues associated with education of Indigenous […]

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