April 2013

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Professional + Business Effectiveness, Resume Clinic and IHouse Writing Workshop (All Students)

GPS/CSI&C Resume Clinic: Wednesday, April 17th, 12:00 – 1:30 PM, Graduate Student Centre For a complete session description: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/7719-gpscareer-services-event-resume-cover-letter-clinic To register, see https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g257a   GPS Workshop: Professional and Business Effectiveness Thursday,  April 18th,  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM For a complete session description, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/8227-gps-event-professional-business-effectiveness To register, see https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g257b   International House Workshop: Academic […]

Call for Paper Abstracts, Panel Proposals and Posters (All Students)

What: 2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society Where: Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada When: September 14-15, 2013 Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety13 CONFERENCE CHAIRS: Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gruzd@dal.ca (Primary Contact) Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of British Columbia Karine Nahon, University of Washington Stan Matwin, Dalhousie University IMPORTANT DATES: Paper […]

Meet the SLAIS Grads Event – a chance to network and meet your new community! (All Students)

This event celebrates the newest graduates of The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies: The iSchool at The University of British Columbia, and offers alumni, faculty, directors, staff, and other friends of SLAIS the opportunity to meet the new graduates and welcome them as our colleagues. All new and recent SLAIS graduates are encouraged […]

Reminder: SLAIS Alumni Association’s 2013 Meet the SLAIS Grads Event (All Students)

There’s just one week left for you to get your tickets to the SLAIS Alumni Association’s 2013 Meet the SLAIS Grads Event. 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. To purchase tickets and sponsor one […]

ARMA VI: Elizabeth Denham Talk – Latest developments re:information and privacy issues (All Students)

We at ARMA Vancouver Island are pleased to host recent newsmaker, BC’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, for a quick ½-hour speaking engagement at St Ann’s Academy on April 26 (see details below). She will be available for questions after her talk. Please register at http://denham.eventbrite.ca/

Colleague Connection at MLA 2013 in Boston! (All Students)

Calling all students who are attending the Medical Library Association’s Annual Meeting in Boston this May! Enhance your MLA 2013 conference experience through Colleague Connection! Colleague Connection is a mentoring program that pairs newer members or first-time meeting attendees with returning, more experienced members during the 2013 Annual Meeting. The purpose of Colleague Connection is […]

Future Proofing Your Grad Degree (All Students)

Next Friday, April 12th, in collaboration with the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, John Horn and I will be hosting 2 sessions by Shaun Longstreet and Brenda Bethman, both Affiliated Faculty and Co-Founders of Alt/Academix, a consultancy that works with students, faculty and administrators to prepare graduates for careers within and beyond the academy. […]

UBC Canada Excellence Research Chair in Digital Media Research and Innovation

The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications and nominations for a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Digital Media Research and Innovation in the UBC Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) http://www.icics.ubc.ca/. For more details, please go to: https://slais.sites.olt.ubc.ca/?attachment_id=3566

August Practicum Application Information (MLIS and DUAL Students)

Information regarding August Practicums has been posted on the iSchool News Blog. For information about practicums and applications please visit http://blogs.ubc.ca/ischoolnews/2013/03/26/august-2013-practicum-information/.  

Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship – Deadline Friday April 5th (All Students)

Applications open for 2013 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship To apply visit www.ftrf.org/?Conable_Scholarship CHICAGO- The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has opened applications for the 2013 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship, which will enable a library school student or new professional to attend ALA’s 2013 Annual Conference, held June 27-July 2 in Chicago, Ill.

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