November 2012

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2nd Call for Proposals – WILU 2013 – Canada’s Library Instruction Conference (MLIS, DUAL and PhD Students)

Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2013 – Call for Proposals The WILU Programming Committee invites proposals to be considered for presentation at WILU 2013 ( The Conference will be held at The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, May 8-10, 2013. The theme for WILU 2013 is Synchronicity: The Time is Now and it reflects the increasing need for Instruction Librarians to […]

American Library Association – New free streaming video broadcasts, AL Live (MLIS, Dual)

AL Live, the new free streaming video broadcast from American Libraries, launches this Friday, November 16, at 1:00 pm Central time (2:00pm Eastern, 11:00am Mountain, 10:00am Pacific) with “Library 2017: Tech at Warp Speed.” In this first episode, author and ALA TechSource columnist Jason Griffey moderates a discussion on libraries in the near future, with […]

Thesis Defence for MA in Children’s Literature – Sae Yong Kim (MACL, MLIS, Dual)

Thesis Defence for MA in Children’s Literature Sae Yong Kim , MA Candidate Topic:  “An Analysis of a Selection of English-language Korean Folktale Picture Books”  Wednesday, November 28th Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Language and Literacy Education Ponderosa Annex E, Boardroom, Room 105 2034 Lower Mall, University of British Columbia,n,n,n,n,y&bldg2Search=n&locat1=871-2     […]

Student Registrations at Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries Summit (MLIS & Dual Students)

Please don’t delay in registering for the Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries Summit, planned for December 6 (evening) and 7 in Vancouver. This is an excellent opportunity to network with library leaders (who are always assessing potential employees), as well as hear from a renowned leader and thinker on the future of libraries. Student registrations are […]

MACL Faculty, Grad Publish Paper on Québecois YA Lit

Professor Theresa Rogers, a faculty member from UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education and part of the interdisciplinary faculty for the Master of Arts in Children’s Literature, and recent MACL graduate Geneviève Brisson have published “Reading Place: Bodies and Spaces in Québecois Adolescent Literature.” The original paper appears in Children’s Literature in Education “Online […]

Ingrid Parent Interviewed on Changing Library Model

Constantly evolving technology and dramatic changes in student and faculty research habits has forced academic libraries to rethink how they collect, manage information and create knowledge in the digital age. UBC has embarked on a major restructuring of its collections and services, and University Librarian Ingrid Parent, a SLAIS alumna, discusses these changes with UBC […]

Jill Woelfer Speaks on Homeless Youth and Library Use

Fulbright Scholar Jill Woelfer will be speaking at Vancouver Public Library next week on her research into homeless youth and library use. Jill is a PhD student at the University of Washington, where her research has focused on the role of information systems and technologies in the lives of homeless young people in Vancouver and Seattle. Jill […]

Bralorne Reading Room (SLAIS Lounge) and SLAIS Gallery – November 14 and 15 (All Students)

The Bralorne Reading room (SLAIS Lounge) and SLAIS Gallery will have large poster boards displaying faculty and student research posters to celebrate the construction of the Roberta F. Greig Research Laboratory on November 14 and 15.  Tables and chairs will be moved around causing limited areas for study. You are welcome to use the Kitimat […]

Friday Fun Post (All Students)

Some interesting and entertaining links: Tablet proliferation is driving e-reader sales down. Way, WAY down: Square Trade performs drop tests and water tests on the iPad 3, Nexus 7 and iPad Mini: (note: Square Trade is a product protection firm – ‘nuff said, but still fun to watch!) Disney buys LucasFilms, and instantly […]

Interviewing + Your next Career Move (All Students)

Both sessions take place in the Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road. Registration is now open for: Interviews with Impact Wednesday, Nov 14th, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM For a complete session description, please visit .  You may register at:   Your Next Career Move: It Starts With You! Friday, Nov 16th, 9:30 […]

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