November 2012

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Final Call for Poster Proposals: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2013 Conference (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

Got an innovative library-based project, best practices to solve a problem, or unique research findings? Consider sharing them in a poster session! Posters should be an eye-catching visual representation of a topic, including graphics, tables, charts, text, and images. Presenters can communicate additional details via online handouts. Presenters share their ideas with colleagues as attendees […]

Digging into Digital Book Collections (All Students)

Learn how to further your research by using digital book collections including Google Books and the Hathi Trust. You will leave this workshop knowing: how to search within books to locate research material not evident from title or chapter descriptions, conduct more thorough literature reviews on primary sources, perform cited reference searches, conduct historical word […]

Registration Open: Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

December 6th (evening) & December 7th 2012. Leading Libraries Start with Community A changing economy, a more diverse culture, a new information landscape; today’s citizen needs more knowledge, more quickly and from more sources than ever before, and they will be coming to libraries to get it. Will we be ready? Keynote speaker David Lankes […]

Call for Proposals: BC Library Conference 2013 (MLIS, DUAL and PhD Students)

Please see the following call for proposals from the British Columbia Library Association. The BC Libraries Conference is May 9th to 11th, 2013 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond BC.  The 2013 theme is “Are We There Yet?”  With all the discussion about change and transition in the library community these days we […]

Looking for Volunteers for November 22nd (All Students)

The SLAIS Office is looking for two volunteers who can help set up/clean up furniture for the November Graduation Reception in the Bralorne Reading room and Gallery on Thursday, November 22nd. Student volunteers must be physically able to lift tables and chairs. Set up time will be at 8:30 am. The clean up time will […]

Looking for Volunteers for November 14 and 15, 2012 (All Students)

The SLAIS Office is looking for two volunteers who can help set up and clean up furniture for a SLAIS event on November 14 & 15, 2012 at SLAIS, the iSchool at UBC. Volunteers must be physically able to lift tables and chairs. Set up time will be at 9 am on Wednesday, November 14th and […]

Google Hangout with Incoming Students (MLIS and Dual Students)

Hi Everyone: I’m looking for a couple of current students as volunteers to host a virtual session, possibly two at the same time if numbers warrant, with interested members of the incoming class for January. My idea is to use Google Hangout or similar group video (preferred) or chat software, and just let them ask […]

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