September 2012

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SLAIS Students’ Articles Published in YACCING

Congratulations to SLAIS students Jamie McCarthy, Shannon Mills, Emily Orr for their articles in the Fall 2012 issue of YAACING: the Newsletter of the Young Adult and Children’s Services Section of British Columbia Library Association.

BCLA – First Nations Interest Group Meeting!

Tuesday, September, 18th – 6:30 pm Trail Room Open to all! Come meet fabulous information colleagues Learn about information-oriented projects by,with and for Aboriginal communities/organizations in BC over yummy snacks!

Libraries Op Ed Piece in the Vancouver Sun (MLIS, DUAL)

In today’s article in the Vancouver Sun by BCLA member Baharak Yousefi:

CLIR Accepting Applications for Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is accepting applications for the Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship for 2013. The scholarship is applicable only to citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. For more details, please see:

SLAIS MACL Program / Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable Joint Colloquium – Leonard Marcus

The University of British Columbia Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program and The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable Present A talk by world-renowned children’s literature critic and historian, Leonard Marcus Entitled: “‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start’: Maurice Sendak as Storyteller and Psychologist” Friday, October 12th, 2012, 4:30 – 5:30 PM The Lillooet Room, Room 301, […]

SFU Library Features Exhibit Curated by Chelsea Bailey

Dual student Chelsea Bailey completed a practicum in the Simon Fraser University Library Special Collections this summer. As part of her learning experience there, she curated an exhibit on Gerald Giampa, a British Columbia printer who founded Cobblestone Press, producing book bindings, ornamental prints and stationery such as wedding invitations. The display is featured in […]

2012 – Marion Sherman Bursary for Children’s Librarians

Children’s librarianship is an important aspect of public library service, which is often neglected. Public libraries provide access to recreational and informational materials, plus the experiences vital to a child’s enjoyment of reading and lifelong learning. The Marion  Sherman Bursary for Children’s Librarians was established to encourage library science students to study children’s librarianship. This […]

November 2012 Graduation Deadlines

Information to graduate students that are hoping to graduate in November 2012.  Please note that it is important that students apply before the deadline, and should not wait until submitting their thesis.  ********************************************************************************** Monday, 17 September 2012 Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in […]

Deadlines for September 2012 Registration

********************************************************************************** Tuesday, 18 September 2012 Term 1 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses without withdrawal standing of “W” recorded on a student’s academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a “W” standing. Consult your […]

Last Call for Student Volunteers for UNESCO (MAS, MLIS, Dual)

More student volunteers are needed for the UNESCO Conference. See the original call.

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