April 2014

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September/Fall Term WISE course registration [all students]

Registration for the 2015 September/Fall term WISE courses opens April 21, 2014.  Information on the available courses can be found here: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/wise/14-15-wt1/wise-14-15-wt1.htm General information on WISE can be found here: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/wise.htm It is possible additional WISE courses will be added later. Currently six courses are listed that have been approved for qualified SLAIS students. During […]

2014 Graduates: Grad Photos

Dear 2014 graduates: Grad Photos: Artona is our grad photographer and has reserved studio time for SLAIS graduates from February 6 – April 17, 2014. Artona would like all appointments made prior to the long weekend (Thursday April 17th), however appointments can be made online until April 25th Book online at ubc-lias.artona.timetrade.com Questions? Contact Artona […]

Reminder: Google fellowship application closes April 14th

Reminder: Google Fellowship application period closes next Monday, on April 14, 2014. As part of the annual summer fellowship, the selected fellow will receive a $7,500 stipend and spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA office in Washington, D.C. to learn about national policy and complete a major project. Fore more information please follow […]

ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative – Call for Applications

ARL is now accepting applications for the ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (DII). This scholarship program, funded by a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and by ARL and MLA, offers minority candidates an opportunity to pursue the master’s degree in library and […]

Places still available: Summer Educational Institute in Image Management

There are still 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 preservation.   […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Calling all Activist-Librarians-to-be!!

The MIRIAM BRAVERMAN MEMORIAL PRIZE, a presentation of the Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG), is awarded each year for the best paper about some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. Papers related to archivists, archives, and archival work are also eligible. The winning paper will be published in the Summer 2014 issue […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED – Call for Papers – Student Views: Research from Canada’s LIS

Canadian Library Association Annual Conference Victoria BC Saturday, May 31, 2014 Call for Papers – Student Views: Research from Canada’s LIS Programs   Deadline extended from March 31 to April 10, 2014 – Don’t miss your opportunity to submit your proposal! The Canadian Library Association will host a student research paper presentation program at the […]

Xwi7xwa Library Collections Inquiry Workshop

Friday, 25 April 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) Vancouver, BC, BC Looking for an exciting opportunity to gain valuable library and archival skills working with unique First Nations material? Interested in how libraries and archives assess and develop their collections? Want to add to real-world experience to your C.V.? Interested in a […]

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