October 2012

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First Nations Curriculum Concentration Info Session (MAS, MLIS Students)

New students in the MAS and MLIS programs who are considering the First Nations Curriculum Concentration are invited to attend an information session with FNCC Coordinator Dr. Lisa Nathan, as well as students currently in the program. The meeting will be Thursday November 8, 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the Trail Room, off the […]

Housing for SLAIS Student (All Students)

1 bedroom in nice 2 Bedroom Kitsilano apartment, rent is $675 each a month, heat and hot water incl. Available Dec 1st. Any questions/interest contact Rebekah Adams, rebekah.af.adams@gmail.com

Panel Discussion for School Library Day (All Students)

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at University of British Columbia, is pleased to present a panel discussion as part of School Library Day in British Columbia. “Engaging Youth with Indigenous Materials in Libraries and Classrooms” will be held on Wednesday, October 24, from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Dodson Room, in […]

Search function and archive added to portal (All Students)

The CMS site that feeds the announcements in the portal to students now has a search box and access to prior months posts. There is still no “See previous posts” function that we can turn on, but this should solve the problem. When you click on September, it shows you all the posts for the […]

Deadline Reminder – Conference Travel funding for MLIS/Dual Students (MLIS, Dual)

If you are interested in presenting at, attending, organizing or participating in the organization of a conference in your area of study or any allied field before April 2013, SLAIS may be able to provide a small amount of financial support. To apply for funding talk to a full-time faculty member whose research and teaching […]

Project and Stress Management (All Students)

Registration is now open for: Foundations of Project Management I: a team-based approach. Offered in partnership with the Mitacs Step program. Tuesday & Wednesday, October 30th & 31st 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Students must commit to attending both days)For a complete session description, please visit http://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/7668-gpsmitacs-event-foundations-project-management-i-team-based-approach-2-days You may register at https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g1ed8 This event is […]

HOLD THE DATE: Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries (MLIS, Dual)

Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries Summit True or False? –         I want to live, work and learn in a community where knowledge is exciting, important and easy to get. –         My library is not an economic, social or creative hub of my community. –         I want my library to be more. If you answered true to […]

Registration for 2013 January term WISE courses (All Students)

Registration for the 2013 January term WISE courses opens **October 29, 2012**. Information on the available courses can be found here: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/wise/12-13-wt2/wise-12-13-wt2.htm General information on WISE can be found here: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/wise.htm It is possible additional WISE courses will be added later. Currently five courses are listed that have been approved for qualified SLAIS students. ————– […]

UBC MOOC on Program Design (All Students)

As you may know, UBC is embarking on a pilot project to offer three MOOC courses next year (MOOCs are free, “massive, open online courses”). These are taught by UBC professors, but not for credit. One of them is Introduction to Systematic Program Design, intended for people who aren’t experts in computer science. Description: This […]

Methodology Mixer: Interdisciplinary Approaches of Methodological Inquiry (All Students)

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS 13 November 2012, 2 to 4pm UBC Research Commons invites you to submit your abstracts for 5 minute presentations on research methodology. Using the appropriate methodological design for your research question is one of the most critical components for advancing academic inquiry.  The objective of this event is to explore multiple approaches […]

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