March 2014

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Application for graduation – May 2014 – extended

Application for graduation – May 2014 Deadline: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre. This deadline has been extended from Feb 28, 2014, to April 17, 2014 for graduate students only.

Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS)/Mitacs Step* Workshop: Foundations of Project Management

GPS/Mitacs Step* Workshop: Foundations of Project Management I: A Team Based Approach April 02 & 03, 2014 9:00am to 5:00pm (Note: students MUST commit to attending the entire duration of both sessions when registering). For complete session information see: Please register at:

Student Positions with UBC Archives, Xwi7xwa Library, MOA, Digital Initiatives

A second wave of student employment postings have been forwarded to the office this past week. Notably, postings with Digital Initiatives / Digitzation Centre, UBC Archives, Xwi7xwa Library, and the Audrey and Harry Hawthorne Library and Archives (Museum of Anthropology) have upcoming deadlines. You can access all of the postings we have received recently at […]

Submissions Sought for Student Data Curation Research Paper Competition

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) invites original student submissions for a research paper competition on data curation. The competition encourages and highlights exemplary student research on data curation, including, but not limited to, such topics as: Data management planning Support of the data curation lifecycle Metadata Data confidentiality Preservation Cost modeling […]

Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Sub-Specialization Information Session – Wednesday, March 26 – Greig Lab [MAS, MLIS Students]

Do you want to know more about the Human-Computer Information (HCI) Sub-Specialization and how it can enhance your MAS or MLIS Degree? Come to an information session hosted by Dr. Rick Kopak and learn about requirements, eligibility, and more. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12pm – 1pm Greig Lab

CLA Student Article Contest

The contest is open to all students registered in, or recently graduated from, a Canadian library school, a library technician program, an information science program (including distance education programs), or faculty of education library program. Registered students may be full or part time; graduates should have completed their studies within one year of the competition’s closing […]

ALA seeks candidates for 2014 Google policy summer fellowship

For the seventh consecutive year, the American Library Association is pleased to participate in the Google Policy Fellows program for 2014. Here’s a link to the application: For the summer of 2014, the selected fellow will spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA Washington Office to learn about national policy and complete a […]

BCLA Mentorship Information Session

Are you looking for a library mentor? Come and learn how to get involved with the upcoming BCLA Mentorship Program, where you can be paired with a library professional who can give you insight into the realities of the library world! Representatives from BCLA will be visiting to provide information about the program and to […]

SLAIS Faculty Search – Student Events

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014 Research Presentation by Jeff Hemsley, candidate for LIS Assistant Professor When:  Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Where: Lillooet Room # 301, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Description: Title: Interaction of information flows with dynamic networks Abstract The diffusion of information can have both positive and negative impacts […]

FNIG CLTP Course: Registration Deadline March 24

Professional Development Opportunity: Aboriginal Information and Reference Sources Course – Register by March 24, 2014 The First Nations Interest Group of the BC Library Association is announcing an on-line course called Aboriginal Information and Reference Sources.This course is offered to library staff in public libraries, post-secondary libraries, First Nations libraries and students at library education […]

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