September 2013

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Master of Children’s Literature Program Colloquium – JonArno Lawson, Candian Poet [All Students]

Wednesday, September 25, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm “A Talk from the Bottom of the Box: Reflections of an Award-winning Poet for Youth” JonArno Lawson, Candian Poet Location: Dodson Room, Level 3, Room 302, Chapman Learning Commons, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC Refreshments Served JonArno Lawson is one of Canada’s most […]

Media@McGill’s POOC on “The Participatory Condition” – Registration Now Open [All Students]

Media@McGill’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) on The Participatory Condition is now open for registration ( This free, non-credited online course runs from October 15 to December 6, 2013. The POOC interrogates a range of issues pertaining to the history, problems and possibilities of participatory media in contemporary society, and will focus on aspects of […]

Carnegie-Whitney Awards up to $5,000

The American Library Association Publishing Committee provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from popular, general-reader proposals such as “ReadMOre,” a […]

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship $40,000 stipend plus $20,000 travel allowance Graduate Studies deadline 25 October, 2013: SLAIS Deadline October 11, 2013. Up to 15 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support doctoral students pursuing research in one or more of the four themes: human rights and social justice, responsible citizenship, Canada and the world, […]

ALISE/University of Washington Info. School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award – Call for applications [MLIS, Dual]

The ALISE Youth Services SIG seeks graduate student applications for the ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award, sponsored by the University of Washington Information School. This award supports costs associated with travel to, and participation in, the January 2014 ALISE Annual Conference, in Philadelphia, PA. This award is […]

Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable October 19 Breakfast Event: Early Bird Rates End Sept 30

The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable presents Julie Flett, Julie Morstad & Richard Van Camp in Conversation Join us on Saturday October 19, 2013 for a morning of words and images, entertainment and delight as three rising stars in Canadian children’s publishing talk about their craft. University Golf Club 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Includes breakfast | […]

Research Commons FIREtalk: Indigenizing the Academy [All]

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission events in Vancouver support reconciliation between Aboriginal people and wider Canadian society. To continue the conversation, Xwi7xwa Library and the Research Commons at Koerner Library invite you to participate in a FIREtalk at the First Nations House of Learning Hall on Oct 23, 4-6 pm. (Note new date) How can the […]

Spreading the Word about Word Vancouver [All Students]

Word Vancouver is looking to reach out to students as potential attendees instead. I have a few different PDFs highlighting different awesome things about the festival. One focuses on fiction, one on non-fiction, one on poetry, one on workshops, and one on music and other things going on on the main stage. To see attachments, […]

Word Vancouver Seeks Students to Publicize Free Literary Festival [All Students]

This is Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest  celebration of literacy and reading. Held on the last weekend of  September at Library Square in beautiful downtown Vancouver, our  festival promotes books and authors with free exhibits, performances,  and hands-on activities for a wide range of ages and interests. We are trying to reach out to students […]

Readers’ Advisory Thrills and Chills!: October 30, VPL [MLIS, Dual, MACL]

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Facility: Central Library, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia St., Vancouver BC Location: Alice Mackay Room on Lower Level Description: The workshop will kick off with keynote speaker David Wright from Seattle Public Library, who will talk about innovation, inspiration, and collaboration in readers’ advisory services. […]

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