March 2014

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Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS)/Mitacs Workshop: Time Management

GPS/Mitacs Step* Workshop: Time Management Monday, March 24th, 2014 – 9:00am to 5:00pm Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus * This session is being offered in collaboration with the MITACS Step program. Mitacs Step offers a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to professional skills development. The workshops that are offered provide practical tools in […]

Call for Volunteers: CLA 2014 Conference , May 28-31

The CLA 2014 conference will be held in Victoria from May 28-31, 2014. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet new people, network with the library community, visit with old friends, and contribute to the success of the 2014 CLA Library Conference. Volunteers are needed to make this conference a success. Positions include Registration Desk, Hospitality […]

Graduating Project (Capstone) Information Session + ‘Getting Answers at the iSchool’ Session, Wednesday, March 19, 12pm – 1pm, Dodson Room, IKBLC

All students are invited to an information session on the Graduating Project capstone course, which will be on offer for the first time in January 2015. Course instructor, Dr. Heather O’Brien, will be discussing the course and answering any questions that students may have. The Graduating Project is an option for students in the MAS, […]

BCLA/CLA Getting Hired in Public Libraries Panel today

Just reminding you all that today evening (Thursday, March 13th, 6pm, room 261) we will be having our Getting Hired in Public Libraries Panel event! We have been incredibly fortunate in the speakers who have agreed to attend – we will be hosting a number of influential industry professionals who are prepared to give you […]

UBC Student Librarian Positions – Approaching Deadlines

This is an e-mail to remind students of the impending deadlines for applications for UBC Student Librarian positions. Please note that Woodward Library’s deadline has been extended to Tuesday, March 18th at 5pm. A reminder that Woodward is looking to hire 9 student librarians – this is a great opportunity to gain experience working in […]

Paul Jones and Barbara Wildemuth will lead summer seminars to Prague and London

Note for interested SLAIS students: Students wishing to apply credit hours to their degree program should contact Rick Kopak, SLAIS Graduate Advisor, to discuss eligibility. Paul Jones and Barbara Wildemuth, faculty members at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will lead the popular and […]

Register for the 2014 UBC Graduate Student Research Conference in Children’s Literature – Sat. May 3, 8 am to 5 pm, I.K. Barber Learning Centre

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2014 UBC Graduate Student Research Conference in Children’s Literature, “I Will Be Myself”: Identity in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture, is now open. The conference will take place on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Vancouver […]

Call For Papers – 2014 and 2015 International Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, or colloquia are invited for both the Twelfth and Thirteenth International Conferences on Books, Publishing, and Libraries. We welcome proposals from a variety of disciplines and perspectives to contribute to the conference discourse. We also encourage faculty and research students to submit joint proposals for paper presentations, colloquia, or panel […]

First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC) Information Session – Tuesday, March 11, 11:30 am – 12:30pm, Trail Room [MAS, MLIS, Dual students]

Drop by the Trail Room on Tuesday, March 11, from 11:30am – 12:30pm to get more information on the First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC) option. Hosted by FNCC Coordinator Dr. Lisa Nathan, the session will provide students with an overview of the FNCC, details on how the FNCC can impact your job prospects after graduation, […]

2014 Student Travel Grants to the Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting, Boston

Society for Scholarly Publishing: 2014 Travel Grants and Annual Meeting SSP Conference Travel Grant Program If you are a student in a publishing or library/information science program, or have been working in this field for three years or less, please consider applying for a grant to attend the SSP Annual Meeting (see details below).  If […]

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