May 2014

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Deadline approaching – for Library Assessment Conference Travel Awards

This Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST is the application deadline for the ARL sponsored Library Assessment Conference travel awards. Five awards of up to $2,000 each are available for individuals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to attend the 2014 Library Assessment Conference August 4–6 in Seattle. ARL hopes to expose […]

Graduate Pathways to Success Workshop: Procrastination + Career Symposium

Registration is now open for the following Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS) sessions: GPS/UBC Life & Career Centre Workshop: Breaking Patterns of Procrastination Thursday, June 5, 2014, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm For a session description, please visit: To register, see   Centre for Student Involvement & Careers and GPS will be hosting […]

Volunteers needed to learn to make vbook videos for children’s information book award project

To all students in all programs Volunteers are welcome to join Professors Eric Meyers and Judi Saltman and learn how to make book videos and to create a video with a partner (or on your own) for the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable Information Book Award finalists – shown at the October 18th Vancouver Children’s Literature […]

Curious About The College Libraries Section?

Join the CLS Virtual Membership Meeting, Wednesday, May 28th at 1 pm CDT. Would you like to learn more about the College Libraries Section? Are you Interested in getting involved with CLS and wondering how to start? Are you curious about CLS programs taking place during the ALA Annual Conference? Would you like to share […]

Bernard Vavrek Scholarship

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services, an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program. This year’s ABOS annual conference will take place at the Bahia Resort in San Diego, CA […]

Digital Directions, July 21-23, Portland, OR – Register Now – Seats are going fast!

DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections July 21-23, 2014 Portland, Oregon USA Register Now – Seats are going fast We expect to sell out before the deadline this year! Join colleagues from institutions large and small for 2 ½ days of instruction on basics and best practices for creating good digital objects, […]

Dual Degree Transfer Deadline for MLIS Students Who Began in January 2014 [MLIS]

To all MLIS students who began their degree in January 2014, the deadline to apply to transfer into the Dual degree is June 2, 2014. If you have interest in transferring into the Dual program and want more information on the process, please contact me (Dan Slessor, Student Services Coordinator), at your earliest convenience. This […]

Graduate Pathways to Success workshop: Resume Clinic

Registration is now open for next week’s Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS)/CSI&C Resume Clinic. Thursday, May 29, 2014 – 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM For a complete session description, please visit To register, see Several new workshops including the writing week series, procrastination and from resume to online profile have been posted at […]

UBC Library Research Commons Workshops May 2014

Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot! Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about […]

Invitation for the Canadian Visual Analytics School (CANVAS) 2014

The Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics (VIVA) invites you to come to the Canadian Visual Analytics School (CANVAS) 2014! CANVAS 2014 will be held at UBC from July 28 – August 1. It is a 5-day conference-esque event where you can network + learn the newest regarding VA research & deployment. The initial three days […]

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