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InfoCamp Seattle 2013, October 12 & 13

A message from the InfoCamp Seattle 2013 Planning Committee: You’re invited to InfoCamp Seattle 2013! InfoCamp is an unconference for the information community. It features an egalitarian, community-driven format in which the agenda is created during the event — so anyone can sign up to lead a session! What: InfoCamp Seattle 2013 When: October 12 […]

Free Student Membership: Calgary Law Library Group

October 2013 The Calgary Law Library Group is offering free memberships to students enrolled in a library and information sciences or library technician program. If you are interested in working in Calgary after graduation, consider joining CLLG. Benefits of membership include: Connecting with professionals in many areas of librarianship including law firm, government, academic and […]

Aline and Cynthia accepted at Confia 2013 [All Students]

Congratulations to MACL candidates Aline Frederico and Cynthia Nugent who have been accepted to the CONFIA 2013 Conference < http://www.confia.ipca.pt/>  in Portugal. They will be presenting on meaningful repeatable interactive animations in story apps — a bilingual presentation. CONFIA, the International Conference in Illustration & Animation, takes place November 29-30.

Call for Proposals: 2014 Canadian Library Association (CLA) Conference, May 28 – 31, Victoria, BC

2014 CLA National Conference & Trade Show Victoria, British Columbia May 28 – May 31, 2014 The call for proposals for the 2014 CLA National Conference in Victoria is now open. This is your chance to contribute to CLA’s premier professional development opportunity. Help make 2014 CLA Victoria the must-attend event of the year! We […]

Rob Capra on Augmenting Web Search Surrogates With Images: Does It Help to Add Images To Web Search Results? [All Students]

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at University of British Columbia, is pleased to welcome Rob Capra, Assistant Professor, School of Information Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as the next speaker in our 2013-14 Colloquium Series.  He is speaking Wednesday, October 2nd, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 […]

SLAIS IT Labs Renewal [All Students]

The PC workstations in the Terrace and Kitimat labs were all purchased in late 2007 as the School prepared to move into the new I.K. Barber Learning Centre.  In recent years many of the workstations have experienced hardware and software problems related to age and the system capabilities of the computers. Thanks to the Faculty […]

Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) June 2014, Zadar, Croatia] [MLIS, Dual]

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION LIBRARIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE (LIDA) 2014 Zadar, Croatia, 16-20 June 2014 University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia (http://www.unizd.hr/hr-hr/english/aboutus.aspx) Full information at: http://ozk.unizd.hr/lida/ Email: lida@unizd.hr Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) is a biennial international conference that focuses on the transformation of libraries and information services in the digital environment. In recognition of […]


NEW FRONTIERS GRADUATE HISTORY CONFERENCE York University, Toronto February 20-22, 2014 www.yorknewfrontiers.wordpress.com   Call for Papers We are seeking proposals for the eighteenth annual New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference. We encourage papers from a wide range of national, regional, thematic and methodological backgrounds. New Frontiers is an excellent opportunity for both MA and PhD […]

GPS Workshops: Create your Career and Overcoming Perfectionism

Create your Career Tuesday, October 08, 1:00pm to 4:30pm 1:00‐1:45pm: Opening Keynote: “Create Your Career”, Speaker: Alexandra Samuel, PhD (Harvard) 2:00‐3:15pm: Panel Discussion: “How to Create Career Opportunities During UBC Graduate School at UBC” 3:30‐4:15pm: Closing Keynote: “Fostering a Spirit of Invention”, Speaker: Boris Wertz, PhD (Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung) For a complete session description, […]

National Library of Medicine recruiting Associate Fellows for 2014-2015

NOTE: Several SLAIS graduates have received this fellowship in the past. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program for recent MLS graduates and librarians early in their career. The Fellowship: curriculum and projects In the first half of the year, a formal curriculum offers […]

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