May 2014

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iConference 2015 Call For Participation

Call for Participation iConference 2015 The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. iConference 2015 takes place March 24-27 in Newport Beach, California. More information available: iConference2015_CFP_5 2014  

Annual Competition for the Best Libri Student Paper 2014

Annual Competition for the Best Libri Student Paper 2014 Since 1950, through 63 volumes, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services has been a leader among scholarly journals in the international library world. As part of its strategy to remain one of the premier library journals and to encourage new writers, Libri is issuing […]

SLA Conference Exhibits – Promo Codes

Adjunct professor Eugene Barsky has passed along the following opportunity for students to gain access to the exhibits at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Conference in Vancouver, June 8 – 10. The exhibit pass is normally valued at $100. “Elsevier shared this code for SLA exhibit passes, if you’re interested: URL: Promo code: 1nf03xp0”

Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship in Library Sciences

Students are encouraged to apply for a new scholarship established in memory of Shelagh Mikulak: the Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship in Library Sciences. Shelagh was an alumna of UBC’s MLIS program, and an expert in academic, business and law libraries, and a founding member of the Special Libraries Association’s Western Canada Chapter. Her most cherished […]

Graduate Pathways to Success: new sessions posted and save the date notice

There is still space available for this week’s: GPS Workshop: Management Essentials for Leadership Tuesday, May 13th, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM For a complete session description, please visit To register, please see GPS / SCARL Statistics Workshop V: Modelling Proportion and Count Data Please note this is not a how to with […]

Announcement from CALL/ACBD – New Law Librarians’ Institute

MakerBrarians and Vancouver Maker Faire

It is less than one month to Vancouver Maker Faire Over two days at the PNE Forum, June 7th and 8th, makers of all kinds will meet with each other and the public. To find out everything about MakerFaire go here: This year the BC Libraries Cooperative has secured table space for MakerBrarians. Are […]

ASIS&T New Leaders Award Guidelines

ASIS&T New Leaders Award Guidelines Objective To recruit, engage, and retain new members and to identify potential for new leadership in the Association. Eligibility Only members in their first three years of membership are eligible to apply (student or regular). Deadline The application is due no later than May 15, 2014. Award amount If selected, […]

ACA workshop – June 24, Victoria, BC

There is still room in the following workshop that’s being held prior to the Association of Canadian Archivists’ annual conference, taking place in June 2014 in Victoria, B.C. Records and Archives Consulting as Career Utopia?: Considering a Freelance Career Instructor: Laura Millar Location: Fairmont Empress hotel, Victoria, B.C. Date: Tuesday, June 24, 9 am – […]

Graduate Pathways to Success Workshops: Getting on Track, Mgmt Essentials for Leadership + Stats: Modelling Proportion and Count Data

There is still space available for this week’s: GPS Workshop: Managing Effective Collaborative Research Teams (learn strategies for forming and working in collaborative groups within academic settings including preparing for conflict, task management, group development stages, how to increase creativity, how to determine authorship and IP rights, group leadership and more). Wednesday, May 7th, 9:30 […]

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