September 2013

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@UBCiSchool PhD Candidates Present at Social Media and Society 2013

Two of the iSchool@UBC’s doctoral candidates presented at  the 2013 Social Media and Society  (#SMSociety13) conference at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, on  September 14 – 15. Drew Paulin presented “Tweeting  to learn: An exploration of Twitter-based learning during conferences.” Abstract: Twitter is an  integral part of conference activities, acting as a communication backchannel  for […]

2013-2014 Chinese-American Librarian Association Mentorship Program [All Students]

We are pleased to announce that the 2013/2014 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications. The main goals of the CALA Mentorship Program are: · To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning  · To help new Chinese American librarians to […]

ARMA VI Event in September [MAS, Dual]

ARMA Vancouver Island Presents: How to Plan and Execute a Successful Scanning Project Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Time:  12 Noon until 2:00 PM (PDT) Place: Inn at Laurel Point, Merino Room, 680 Montreal St., Victoria, BC, V8V 1Z8 Canada Admission: $40 ARMA members; $50  non-members (visit to register) Lunch will be provided. Please […]

LLED 565C/061: Indigenous Language & Cultural Education: Global Perspectives [All Students]

Please see the course description below for LLED 565C-061: Indigenous Language & Cultural Education: Global Perspectives offered this Winter term. September 10 – December 10, 2013 Tuesday, 6-8:45pm Digital Learning Centre (Ponderosa Annex F) This seminar will provide students with an opportunity to engage in the comparative study of issues associated with education of Indigenous […]

MACL Students Launch Children’s Literature and Media Blog [All Students]

Several MACL  students have created a children’s literature and media blog. The Book Wars officially launched on  September 1, 2013. It will have critical essay-like introductions, book  reviews, interviews, and perhaps some arguments! Every month has a theme and September’s  theme is fairy tales and folklore. Guest submissions are welcome.

Registration Deadlines for September 2013 [All]

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record.  Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with […]

November 2013 Graduation – Application Deadline [All students]

Monday, 16 September   Last Day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in November.  Application is made through the Student Service Centre.    Friday, 25 October 2013   Last day for final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for […]

Final Reminder: Call for December Practicum Requests [MLIS, Dual]

For any students wishing to participate in a practicum this December, please send your LIBR 596 Practicum Application Form to Dan Slessor at by Monday, September 16, 2013 (updated). For information about the Practicum, please visit the course website.

InterPARES Trust Research Project Moves

The InterPARES Trust, a major five-year SSHRC Partnership grant, has been allocated dedicated office space for the five year duration of the project. The InterPARES Trust offices are located in Mary Bollert Hall, Rooms 114 and 120, on North West Marine Drive, across from the Chan Centre and a quick walk from SLAIS. In addition, […]

Royal Society of Canada Consultation at UBC, September 20, 2-4 pm, Green College [All students]

All iSchool students are encourages to attend an upcoming consultation entitled: “Libraries, Archives, and Canada’s Future: How important to you are the services of libraries and archives?” Friday, September 20th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Green College, UBC The Royal Society of Canada has established a panel to investigate and report on the status and […]

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