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School Celebrates Opening of Greig Research Lab and iSchool Launch

On November 15, 2012, the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at The University of British Columbia, hosted the grand opening of a new research space for students and faculty, the Roberta F. Greig Research Laboratory. This event also acknowledged the launch of the iSchool brand at SLAIS. Construction of the new […]

Professors Saltman and Meyers Featured in UBC News

Two iSchool faculty members have been featured this month in two different University of British Columbia publications, available in both print and online editions. Professor Judith Saltman, who chairs our multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children’s Literature degree program, offers her thoughts on young adult fiction and its appeal in an interview feature in the […]

FNCC Program Option Now Open to Dual Students (All Students)

The iSchool@UBC is pleased to announce that students enrolled in the Dual program may now participate in the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC). The change follows the revision to the MAS core coursework, permitting greater flexibility in course selection, including external courses. For further information about the concentration please visit the FNCC webpage http://www.slais.ubc.ca/programs/first-nationS.htm.

MACL Student Defends Thesis on Korean Folktales (All Students)

Congratulations to Master of Arts in Children’s Literature candidate Sae Yong Kim, who has successfully defended her thesis, “An Analysis of a Selection of English-Language Korean Folktale Picture Books.” In her study, Sae Yong draws from the fields of folktale and fairy tale studies, Korean studies, and translation studies to examine the changes that are […]

Professor Lemieux Publishes New Book on Finance and Risk

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at The University of British Columbia, is pleased to announce the publication of a new book edited by faculty member Dr. Victoria Lemieux. Financial Analysis and Risk Management: Data Governance, Analytics and Life Cycle Management (Springer 2012) brings together researchers in distinct domains that seldom interact to […]

GPS January Schedule (All Students)

The following workshops and information sessions will take place in January 2013.  Registration for each session will open the Monday prior to the session, unless noted. Thursday, January 10th: Resume and Cover Letter Clinic (registration opens Wednesday, Jan 2nd) Thursday, January 10th: New Graduate Student Orientation (Information available at orientation.grad.ubc.ca; Registration now open at https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g208c […]

BC on Comics and the Multimodal World (MLIS, Dual, MACL)

Topic areas include: – Comics and Internationalism – Comics and Digital Culture – Multimodal Narrative and First Nations/Aboriginal Cultures – Comics, Information Design, and Alternative Literacies More information provided through the website below http://www.thedclab.org/conference/

NASIG 2013 Grants, Awards, and Scholarships Open For Applicants (All Students)

The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for its 2013 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 2013 Annual Conference being held in Buffalo, New York, June 6-9, 2013.  Established in 1985, NASIG is an international organization committed to promoting communication and sharing […]

Award For MACL Student (All Students)

Manuscript for a children’s novel written by MACL student Laura Quintana Crellis has won honourable mention in the 2012 Latin American Literature Prize for Children, a contest organized by the Latin American Academy and the Peruvian Academy of Literature for Children and Youth.

Student Article Published in CLA Journal Feliciter (MLIS, Dual)

Sabrina Wong, MLIS, has published an article, “Shared Print, Shared Knowledge,” in the CLA journal Feliciter (December 2012)

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