March 2013

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Call for Applications: BC Aboriginal Student Award (All Students)

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has established an award program for Aboriginal students pursuing studies at the Master’s and Doctoral levels in British Columbia. Renewable awards of $5,000 per year are available.  Selection is based on a variety of factors, including financial need, family and community responsibilities, and career and life goals. […]

2013 Meet the new SLAIS Grads (All Students)

The SLAIS Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Meet the SLAIS Grads Event. Tickets Meet the Grads Event are now available via Eventbrite The event will take place at the Alice Mackay Room, lower level VPL Central Branch, 350 West Georgia St., Vancouver, on Friday, April 12th from 5:30-8 p.m. This event […]

Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (All Students)

The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students pursuing exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada. This program is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Vanier Scholarship or a Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Master’s or doctoral level. Note […]

Reminder: DiiG Talk presents Dr. Mary F. Cavanagh on Meaning and Method Behind Public Library Micro-Blogging Practices (MLIS, Dual)

Dr. Mary F. Cavanagh, Assistant Professor from the University of Ottawa, School of Information Studies, is presenting “ Meaning and Method Behind Public Library Micro-Blogging Practices” on Thursday, March 21, 12-1 pm at the Dodson Room, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall at the University of British Columbia. Twitter is the most well-known […]

GPS Workshop: Leading with Emotional Intelligence (All Students)

Registration is now open for: GPS/LCC Workshop: Leading with Emotional Intelligence Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 9:30am – 12:30pm For a complete session description, please see: To register, please visit: For all upcoming GPS sessions, please visit:

Join ALA’s New Member’s Round Table! (MLIS, Dual)

Are you currently in library school or a new professional? On behalf of the Membership, Promotion, Diversity and Recruitment Committee for ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT), I would like to personally invite you to consider membership in this round table. NMRT offers many great benefits for new members. As an ALA member for fewer […]

Second Call: Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowship (All Students)

The Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowships are made available by the University of British Columbia to honour the incredible determination and many personal achievements of Rick Hansen.  Two fellowships, valued at $16,000 per year, are awarded each year to UBC graduate students with a physical disability. Annual Value: $16,000 Department Internal Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2013 Please […]

Reminder: Application Deadline for SLAIS Awards – April 15 (All Students)

Continuing and graduating students are invited to apply for SLAIS awards. SLAIS has a range of scholarships and awards which are available for continuing and graduating students, as described on the SLAIS web site: Most awards are for students in a specific program, in either the continuing or graduating student category. Many of these […]

Heritage Fair Invitation to Adjudicate (MLIS, Dual)

The Delta/Richmond Canadian Heritage Fair needs 12 more judges. The judges judge student research projects about Canadian Heritage topics. The students need to have used archival and library resources (primary and secondary sources) to do their research. Several SLAIS students have been helping students at my school do their research for their projects. The judges […]

Come hear about the CALL/ACBD Student SIG (All Students)

Be a part of this new initiative! In November 2012, the CALL/ACBD Executive approved the formation of the new Student SIG. This SIG aims to encourage the student membership within CALL/ACBD and work with different University library schools across Canada to promote Legal Information Management as a career path as well as promote the benefits […]

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