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iSchool@UBC Research Day – Call for Participation (All Students)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION We are thrilled to announce the iSchool@UBC’s Research Day 2013! Infrastructures of Knowledge: Mediating Memories, Representing Relationships, Framing Futures The iSchool@UBC, invites UBC faculty and students to join us in sharing the depth and breadth of our research endeavours at the intersections of information, people and technology. Our 4th Annual Research Day […]

Colloquium: Effects of Collaboration and Place on Finding Information

Please join the UBC iSchool community in welcoming George Buchanan of City University London for a lunch-hour Colloquium, co-sponsored with the UBC Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC). Dr. Buchanan will discuss “Finding Information: The Effects of Collaboration and Place” on Wednesday, November 21, 12 noon-1 p.m. in the Dodson Room, on the third floor […]

Visual Resources Association Conference Travel Awards 2013 (All Students)

VRA Travel Awards are available for attendance at the 2013 VRA conference “Capitalizing on Creativity” in Providence, Rhode Island April 3-6.  The deadline for receipt of applications will be Monday, November 26, 10 am EST.  The list of recipients will be announced on the VRA listserv the third week of December. A preliminary conference schedule […]

Planning Your Program of Study November 28th (MAS, MLIS, DUAL)

Now that your first term is nearing completion , many of you are thinking about the many directions you can take in terms of choosing courses and integrating experiential learning options for your program of study. Join your program chairs, graduate advisor and other staff for an information session, including plenty of time for questions […]

Early-Bird Registration Opens for iConference 2013, Fort Worth, TX (All Students)

The iConference planning committee is pleased to announce the opening of registration for iConference 2013, with special early-bird registration rates available through Dec. 15, 2012. Register today at http://www.ischools.org/iConference13/registration/. UBC iSchool Professor Eric Meyers is on the conference planning committee. The eighth annual iConference will take place February 12-15, 2013, at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel […]

Friday Fun Post (All Students)

16 Unbelievable Acts of Kindness (from February, but always worth sharing!) http://www.buzzfeed.com/pepsinext/16-unbelievable-acts-of-kindness-5feb Post Election: 90,000 Texans want to secede, trolls immediately mess with Texas | Ars Technica – http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/11/90000-texans-want-to-secede-trolls-immediately-mess-with-texas/ From Grammarly.com: Whoever put the letter “B” in the word “subtle” deserves a pat on the back http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mdjaw2Le8S1r5j6uso1_500.jpg  

Free Yoga from SLAIS Alumna (All Students)

I graduated from SLAIS last summer, and I’m now beginning to teach yoga. I teach a free class in the Dunbar area on Sunday nights and I’d like to send out an invitation to all the staff, faculty, and students to come to my class. The yoga studio is near UBC and I know how […]

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 (lib.unb.ca/WILU). 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 http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index_detail.php?show=y,n,n,n,n,y&bldg2Search=n&locat1=871-2     […]

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