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Call for Nominations: Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowships(All Students)

The Rick Hansen “Man in Motion” Fellowships are made available by the University of British Columbia to honour the incredible determination and many personal achievements of Rick Hansen, Bachelor of Physical Education, 1986 and Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. His two-year world tour, Man in Motion, completed in 1987, changed public attitudes and the prospects […]

UNESCO releases Vancouver Declaration on Digitization and Preservation (All students)

For the release please visit UNESCO Vancouver Declaration

Values, Human Identity and Technology: An Interdisciplinary Discussion (All Students)

Hosted by: The Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre, the iSchool@UBC and Colloquium February 6th, 2013 5:30-7pm. Location: Forestry Sciences Building, Room 1005 Please RSVP to Lavana@magic.ubc.ca Digital media technologies are opening a world of possibilities in communications, in the economy and in personal relations. These technologies allow us to communicate and process information with unparalleled […]

Prince George Public Library – Beyond Hope conference June 10 & 11, 2013

The Prince George Public Library is hosting the Beyond Hope library conference on June 10 and 11, 2013 and the theme is “Call Us, Maybe: Connecting People & Libraries, Now!” We’re bringing together library staff and trustees from across Northern and Central B.C. for informative, practical sessions on new ways of connecting with and engaging […]

Remote Access to UBC Library Resources (All Students)

Beginning January 2013, remote (off-campus) access to online resources licensed by UBC Library will no longer be available via myVPN.  Remote access to all these resources will continue to  be available via EZproxy. EZproxy works behind the scenes to deliver the page that prompts you to enter your Campus Wide Login/Library Barcode & PIN before […]

Free Information Visualization MOOC Designed to Illustrate Data (All Students)

Indiana University’s Katy Börner, the Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science at the School of Library and Information Science and an international leader in information visualization, will offer a free massive open online course beginning Jan. 22. For more information :   http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/23675.html?emailID=23675  

Social Media and Health: The Good, the Bad and the Possible (All students)

Free public forum on social media and health will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at UBC Robson Square. The speakers will be Gunther Eysenbach, Centre for eHealth Globalization Innovation; Ana Lucia Ruggier, Pan-American Health Organization WHO; and Dean Giustini, UBC Biomedical Library and SLAIS Adjunct Professor. Click […]

Mission implausible, but possible; Handy librarians wanted to build a Neighborhood Book Exchange! (All Students)

Date and Location: Meet us at the Trail Meeting Room on Monday, January 21st at 5pm Do you have an eye for library design?  Do you enjoy painting or using power tools?  Do you like to strategize about collection curation?  Do you like hunting for ‘found’ materials in Van City’s alleys and construction sites?  If […]

Call for Applications: BC Aboriginal Student Award (All Students)

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has established an award program for Aboriginal students pursuing studies at the Master’s and Doctoral levels in British Columbia. Renewable awards of $5,000 per year are available.  Selection is based on a variety of factors, including financial need, family and community responsibilities, and career and life goals. […]

Call for Applications: 2013 SAA Mosaic Scholarship (MAS, Dual)

The application period for the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) Mosaic Scholarship is currently open, with a deadline of February 28, 2013. The Mosaic Scholarship was established to provide financial and mentoring support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue careers in archives and to promote the diversification […]

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