September 2012

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Hack Library School Blog Invites Participants (MAS, MLIS, Dual)

Welcome to Fall 2012! Whether you’re just beginning your library school journey or you’re hitting that home stretch, the folks at Hack Library School offer their congratulations. We’re kicking off our Fall Semester, too, and we’d love for you to come check us out and add your voice. Hack Library School is a blog by, […]

Social Media Expo at the iConference

This year, students have a great opportunity to participate in a Social Media Expo at the iConference in Texas. The event is sponsored by Microsoft.  One student team from each iSchool will be invited to present a social media-related project at the expo. There is more information on the event and the project requirements at […]

December 2012 Practicum Application Due Today

If you are planning to do a Practicum (LIBR 595) in December, please be sure to submit your application form and resume today. Details on the practicum requirements, dates and procedures:

Faculty Article Named to Top 20 List

An article co-authored by UBC iSchool faculty member Dr. Luanne Freund has been included in LIRT’s Top Twenty library instruction articles of 2011. The article, “Student Perceptions of the Information Professions and their Master’s Program in Information Studies,” is co-authored with Professors Joan Cherry and Wendy Duff of the University of Toronto, and librarian Nalini […]

Students Win SSHRC, ARMA, ARL Awards

UBC iSchool students are distinguishing themselves as scholars on the national and international stage, earning several awards for academic promise and excellence. Scott Owens is the third UBC iSchool student to win a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council this year. Seven students – Kane Klemic, Valérie Léveillé, Lara Mancuso, […]

Start of Term Department Potluck

SLAIS Students, Faculty, Staff are invited to the Department Potluck on Friday, Sept. 7th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the SLAIS Lounge. Family and friends, including children, are more than welcome to join. Appreciated, but not required: a dish of food or non-alcoholic drink to share. No sign-ups needed. ASIS&T will be hosting a board game […]

For Graduate Students from CTLT

Hello Graduate Students! RE:  Registration open for CTLT September teaching refresher seminars Are you a TA?  Interested in teaching in higher education?  Looking for training, support, coaching and/or resources?  The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) can help!   The Graduate Student Programs at CTLT are free to UBC graduate students.  We kick off this […]

Call for UNESCO Volunteers (MAS, MLIS and Dual)

As you probably know, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the UNESCO Memory of the World Program, UNESCO, in collaboration with the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies and the University Library of the University of British Columbia, and in partnership with ICA, IFLA, IASA, ICOM, WIPO, Google, Microsoft and others, is […]

Student Volunteers Needed, Open Data Learning Summit

Students are  invited to participate in the first-ever Open Data Learning Summit for librarians and information professionals in BC. This event is being co-organized by the BC Libraries Cooperative, in partnership with the Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner BC, and Libraries and Literacy, BC Ministry of Education. Students can obtain a free registration by […]

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