January 2013

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GPS Workshop Registration Jan 21-24: Collaborating, Time Mgmt, 3MT coaching, Media Interactions, Doc Exams and Thesis Submission, Copyright

Registration is now open for: Monday, January 21st 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Managing Effective Collaborative Research Teams (develop tools and techniques for managing projects, group dynamics, leadership and conflict within collaborations) To register, please visit: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g21c1 Wednesday, Jan 23rd 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Time Management To register, please visit: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g2216 1:30 – 3:00 […]

Reminder: Planning Your Program of Study (MAS, MLIS, DUAL)

Are you thinking about the many directions you can take in terms of choosing courses and integrating experiential learning options for your program of study? Please join your program chairs, graduate advisor and other staff for an information session, including plenty of time for questions and answers. This session is aimed at first term/first year […]

Student Article Examines Source Code for Preservation Use (All Students)

The most recent issue of Student Research Journal features an article by UBC ischool MLIS student Michel Castagné, on the topic of software source code as a potential tool for digital preservation. “Consider the Source: The Value of Source Code to Digital Preservation Strategies” is one of five articles in the peer-reviewed journal published by […]

Deadline for January 2013 Registration (All Students)

Monday, 14 January 2013 Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses without withdrawal standing of “W” recorded on a student’s academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a “W” standing. Consult your courses in the Course […]

Latest SLAISmatters Now as eNewsletter (All Students)

For those who have not seen it, the SLAISmatters newsletter has been converted to an e-newsletter, and we are inviting suggestions for a new name. Click here for the December 2012 edition.  

Children’s Novel Wins Latin American Honour

A children’s novel written by SLAIS MACL student Laura Quintana Crelis has won an Honorable Mention in the Latin American Awards for Literature for Children and Youth (Premio Latinoamericano de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil 2012). The honourable mention, for her children’s novel, A Very Unusual (Un maestro muy raro), was given by the Peruvian Academy […]

Articles Featured in Canadian Journals

A number of students, faculty and alumni have published articles in the past few weeks – four are featured in the winter 2012 edition of Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and information Practice and Research, and three are featured in the December 2012 edition of Feliciter, published by the Canadian Library Association. In Partnership, […]

SLAIS, UBC, and Vancouver Children’s Literature Events (All Students)

Wednesday, January 30th, (new room and time) 11:45– 12:45 pm, SLAIS colloquium, Barber — Chilcotin Board Room (IKBLC 256). Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Carol Tilley, “Children, Comics, Critics, and a Researcher” Saturday, February 23rd, 8:30 am on, Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable Illustrator’s Breakfast, UBC Golf Club, the remarkable Oliver Jeffers. Student rate. Registration at […]

Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction (All Students)

One Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to a faculty member in recognition of excellent graduate-level teaching. Candidates may be nominated by colleagues, current graduate students, or alumni. The winner is announced each spring and honoured by the Vice President Academic and Provost at Spring Congregation in May. Please note that the Killam Teaching Prize […]

Call for Nominations: Globalink Graduate Fellowship (All Students)

In collaboration with Mitacs, UBC has created the Globalink Graduate Fellowships for Mitacs Globalink alumni students who wish to pursue a research Master’s or PhD program at UBC. UBC will fund up to six students per year, depending on availability of funding from Mitacs, the quality of the students, and their fit with their prospective […]

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