April 2014

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Graduate Pathways to Success sessions: Mitacs Step Entrepreneurship + Doctoral Exams and Thesis Submission (with Webinars)

Leader’s Dialogue Audio posted:  In January 2014, Dr Susan Porter and Christopher Roach (GSS president) hosted a leader’s dialogue with the following panelists: Stephen J. Toope, President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC Louise Nasmith, Principal, UBC College of Health Disciplines Arvind Gupta, CEO & Scientific Director of Mitacs and a professor of Computer Science at UBC […]

Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS.ti – Introductory Workshop – May 23-24

On May 23 and 24 there will be a two day workshop on the ATLAS.ti  qualitative data analysis software [see attached posters].  The workshop will be held in the Terrace Lab at SLAIS. Information on the software is available here: http://www.atlasti.com/index.html There may be a few free registrations available to SLAIS students. If interested, please […]

Deadline Approaching – ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (April 28th)

One week remains until the deadline for applications for the ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW). The IRDW programs a generous suite of financial and developmental benefits to students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in support of MLIS education. The goal of the program is to recruit diverse students into careers […]

Reminder – ASIST Deadlines Approaching

Connecting Collections, Cultures, and Communities 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting October 31- November 4, 2014, Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA The Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology is the premier international conference dedicated to the study of information, people, and technology in contemporary society. The ASIS&T AM gathers leading scholars and practitioners […]

Call for Volunteers: CLA 2014 Conference , May 28-31 extended to April 18

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 […]

Reminder: Deadline for SLAIS Award Applicants – Today, April 15!

The deadline for SLAIS Continuing and Graduating Awards is coming up on April 15th. Several of the awards are contingent upon an application letter to the SLAIS Director, which can be sent to Connie Wintels, the iSchool Administrative Assistant, at ischool.admin@ubc.ca . Letters should be addressed to Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite. Students are encouraged to apply! […]

ONLY FOUR DAYS LEFT! Call for Speakers: Netspeed 2014

Have you submitted your session proposal to Netspeed yet?  The deadline is April 18 and there will be no extensions, so get those proposals in! The Alberta Library invites you to be a part of Netspeed: The Human Side Of Technology.  We are accepting session proposals for this year’s conference, to be held October 16 […]

Things to Do Before You Graduate from Library School

Interesting suggestion from Hack Library School: Things to Do Before You Graduate from Library School. Suggestion #2, Renew/begin professional memberships, at student rate is a good idea! One place to start is ALA Joint Student Membership. Not eligible, there is still the regular ALA student rate for membership.

FAFLRT Scholarship Nominations: Deadline is April 29, 2014

The Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table (FAFLRT) Awards Committee is now accepting applications for the Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship which is given to a library school student who has an interest in working in a Federal library. The student will receive a scholarship award of $1,500. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be full or part-time […]

The Perils and Pleasures of Digital Scholarship, April 15 at Green College

Emerging Visions: Digital Media and Culture Archive, Edition or Research Environment? The Perils and Pleasures of Digital Scholarship Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, English, Ryerson University; Constance Crompton, Critical Studies, UBC-Okanagan Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, UBC Tuesday, April 15, 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow, all welcome This presentation reflects on the practical […]

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