June 2013

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Summer and Winter course registrations (All Students)

Please double-check your July/August course registrations to make sure you have withdrawn from courses you no longer wish to take.  It is each student’s responsibility to manage their registrations.  If you forget to drop a course before the withdrawal deadlines you will receive a failing mark in the relevant courses.

CLA Book Award Juries are looking for 4 new members (MLIS, Dual, MACL)

The CLA Book Award Juries are Looking for Four New Members Criteria CLA is looking for jurists who are: widely read in children’s and young adult’s literature as well as illustration of children’s books passionate about connecting children and teens with books a member of the CLA or willing to join for the duration of […]

FOI 101: a Hands-on Skills Training Workshop and Book Launch [MLIS, Dual]

The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, with support from BCLA, is pleased to offer a free hands-on workhop on filing Freedom of Information requests. The event will be facilitated by Mike Larsen from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Details for the event below and registration will be limited and is on a first come – […]

St. John’s College Residents – Student Award for Dawn Wong [All Students]

Recent SLAIS alumnus (May 2013), Dawn Wong, is the recipient of the St. John’s College George Shen Fellowship, the Sir Quo-Wei Lee Fellowship, and a St. John’s College Research Travel Fellowship.  These awards are given to students who are residents of St. John’s College.  More information about these and other affiliated scholarships can be found […]

MACL Candidate Receives Chocolate Lily Award [All Students]

MACL candidate Cynthia Nugent has received a Chocolate Lily Award for her illustrations in the book, I Want to Go To the Moon (Simply Read Books, 2011). Cynthia and author Tom Saunders were co-recipients of the award for their book, which was featured in the Picture Book category. The Chocolate Lily Awards honour BC authors […]

Courthouse Libraries BC Seeking iSchool Volunteers for The Testing Exchange [All Students]

In this knowledge sharing program, we ask student volunteers to administer short usability tests to willing friends and family. In return, the Library offers job shadowing and informational interview opportunities. What We’re Looking For The Library is looking for students to administer short web-based usability tests to friends and family who are not part of […]


REGISTRATION AND WAIT LIST INSTRUCTIONS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY This is a long and fairly complex message so please read it carefully. Registration for  Winter Terms 1 & 2 opens for Graduate and PhD students on June 12th. You have probably already received your emails from Enrolment Services giving detailed instructions and confirmations of the date […]

There is still space available for this week’s workshops: Entrepreneurship, Tuesday, June 11th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g27bd Procrastination (@VGH site), Thursday, June 13th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.  Register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g27bf Registration is now open for: GPS/Mitacs Step Workshop: Basics of Intellectual Property Tuesday, June 25th, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM […]

Special section of PHIL 469 Next Year [All Students]

Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to join this course. STS graduate student especially encouraged; a 5xx number can probably be assigned if enough graduate students are interested. Philosophy 469: Topics in Philosophy of Science Second Term, 2013-2014 Alan Richardson Wednesdays 1-4 pm Topic: Community-Based Research in STS/HPS NB: This course is a pilot […]

Degrees Conferred on 71 Graduates [All Students]

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The iSchool at The University of British Columbia, is pleased to congratulate 71 graduates being conferred their degrees as part of the 2013 Spring Congregation Ceremonies. Degrees are being conferred on 55 Master of Library and Information Studies graduates, 8 Master of Archival Studies graduates, 6 graduates […]

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