April 2014

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Student Librarian Positions at Public Library Systems [MLIS, Dual Students]

Students in the MLIS and Dual programs should be aware that the summer months are when public library systems hire summer students as well as student librarians for the 2014-15 academic year. A summer position with Surrey Libraries will be posted tomorrow and we expect student positions with additional public library systems to trickle in […]

ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award

Call for nominations for the 2014 ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award This award recognizes substantive work performed by students in the field of information science and encourages research and writing. Since 1996, it has been sponsored by the Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, on behalf of the late David […]

Register now for SEI 2014 (Image Management insstitute)

There are still a few places available in SEI 2014 (the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management): http://sei2014.org/registration/. SEI 2014 will be held at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign from June 10-13, 2014. The intensive curriculum includes hands-on and discussion sessions on intellectual property rights, metadata, imaging, project management, and digital […]

Graduate Pathways to Success workshops: Managing Collaborative Research Teams + Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Registration is now open for: GPS Workshop: Managing Effective Collaborative Research Teams Wednesday, May 7th, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM For a complete session description, please visit https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11055-gps-workshop-managing-effective-collaborative-research-teams To register, please see https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g33e4   GPS/LCC Workshop: Leading with Emotional Intelligence Thursday, May 8th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM For a complete session description, please visit […]

August Practicum Deadline – Monday, May 12

LIBR 595 – Practicum (0 credits) [MLIS, Dual Students] Students interested in applying for a Practicum this upcoming August (17th – 29th) must send an application to Dan Slessor by Monday, May 12. The Practicum is an optional two-week (full-time placement) usually completed at the end of your second term. It cannot be done at […]

Two grants available for MLIS students attending the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver

MLIS STUDENTS! Are you currently attending a library or information sciences school and wish to attend the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference in Vancouver from June 8-10, 2014? The Competitive Intelligence Division of the Special Libraries Association is offering two student grants to pay your registration in return for your part-time assistance with conference activities. […]

Professional Experience Postings – Summer 2014 [MAS, MLIS, Dual Students]

A reminder that several Professional Experience postings are currently available to students in the MAS, MLIS and Dual programs. These placements could be a good way to gain experience over the Summer. Current ARST 596 postings include: SFU Special Collections and Rare Books Bowmer-Shoebotham Museum of Military Medicine Vancouver School Board And more. Current LIBR […]

Registration reminder for Code4Lib BC Spring Workshops –> May 2, 2014

General Info When: Friday, May 2, 2014 Cost: $15 per workshop (note: lunch is not included) What: Four half-day workshops are being offered at two different venues in Downtown Vancouver. See below for further details. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2014-code4lib-bc-spring-workshops-tickets-11107666329 Who: A diverse and open community of library developers and non-developers engaging in effective, collaborative problem-solving through […]

One Week Left to Apply for LIS US$5,000 Scholarship

Know A Student Studying Library Information Sciences? One Week Left to Apply for this US$5,000 Scholarship Opportunity! ProQuest is proud to present the Roger K. Summit Scholarship; open to all LIS students worldwide. The award is the equivalent of US$5,000 and is presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference or at a regional location […]

NEASIS&T Student Travel Award – Essay Deadline – April 25!

REMINDER – DEADLINE APPROACHING! NEASIS&T Student Travel Award STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD AVAILABLE (Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014) The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce the availability of one award of up to $750 to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting (October 31-November 4, Seattle, […]

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