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GPS Events This Week – December 4 to 6 (All Students)

There is still space available for this week’s Thursday workshop by the Office of Research Ethics: Human Research Ethics for Behavioural and Social Sciences Thursday, December 6, 2012 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Through an overview of the evolution of international and national ethics codes and guidelines, ethical principles and hands-on case studies, participants […]

Published In Winter 2013 BCLA Children’s and Young Adult YAACING Newsletter (MLIS, Dual)

Congratulations to SLAIS student Elizabeth Bell, Lindsey Krabbenhoft, Megan Harris, Dana Horrocks and Stephanie Gauvin, who have had SLAIS assignments for different classes published in the Winter 2013 BCLA children’s and young adult section newsletter, YAACING.  

Award of SLAIS Doctoral Travel Funding

Congratulations to the following SLAIS doctoral students who have been awarded travel funds for past or pending conferences which fall in the current funding year (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). They are (in order of conferences): Sherry Xie (presented at ICA in Australia in August, 2012) Donald Force (presented at ARMA in Chicago […]

Volunteers Needed, Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries this week (MLIS and Dual)

Student volunteers are needed for Thursday evening and Friday (morning, afternoon, or both) at the Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries leadership summit on Thursday and Friday this week (Dec. 6 and 7). Registration, room prep, food prep, etc. This event is sold out so a good opportunity to network with a range of professionals and listen […]

Monday Morning Fun Post – All Students

Sorry – didn’t get to this on Friday! Enjoy! Pissing Off a Frog: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=3649169309116 Awesome Infographic: Bestselling SciFi: http://www.flavorwire.com/347374/awesome-infographic-the-best-selling-sci-fi-books-of-all-time

Graduate Student Workshop Series – December (All Students)

Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot! Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about […]

FNCC Dual option (DUAL Students)

The iSchool@UBC is pleased to announce that students enrolled in the Dual program can now join the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC). For further information about the concentration please visit the FNCC webpage http://www.slais.ubc.ca/programs/first-nationS.htm.

iSchool Students Sought for Mobile Usability Study (All Students)

Sense Tecnic Systems, a technology company with offices on campus, is looking for iSchool students to participate in a series of conducting usability studies to evaluate cutting edge mobile campus technologies. We are looking for participants from a variety of backgrounds to try out our applications and give us feedback. We are running a short […]

UBC Mobile Application Hackathon

The UBC MAGIC Lab in cooperation with UBC IT Services is hosting a “UBC mobile application hackathon” on December 3rd from 10am to 6pm. Spend the day dreaming up and building a new mobile application or service to enhance the UBC experience… What kind of mobile app would make UBC a much better place for […]

Friday Fun Post (All Students)

Letters to a Young Librarian: You’re Going to Piss People Off, by Kelly Jensen http://letterstoayounglibrarian.blogspot.ca/2012/11/youre-going-to-piss-people-off-by-kelly.html?spref=tw Random Book Dispenser/vending machine http://boingboing.net/2012/11/18/bibliomat-a-vending-machine-f.html And one of the 2012 viral video contenders – a drunk driver from Alberta singing Bohemian Rhapsody. This is real life; it’s not just fantasy … http://mashable.com/2012/03/30/bohemian-rhapsody-drunk-video/

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