August 2014

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Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Posting Extended [MLIS, Dual Students]

Attention MLIS and Dual students, one of the current postings at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre has been extended until September 2. They have not received as much interest in the posting as they had hoped. This is a great chance to get some great work experience in a convenient location. The original posting […]

New iSchool Website

Hi all, In anticipation of the new school year, the school has launched a new website. The URL is the same. Please take some time to get familiar with the new site. All of the pertinent information from the old site has been transitioned over to the new website, but it will likely not be in […]

Are you interested in a career in a college or university?

The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians seeks talented and enthusiastic students to join CAPAL, a new national association of Canadian academic librarians. Until Sept 25th, the student membership fee is reduced 50% to $10.00. Become a member here: Checkout the benefits of being a CAPAL students: Amplify the benefits and start a […]

SHARP 2015 in Canada – Call for papers

SHARP 2015 Call for papers Longueuil and Montreal, 7 – 10 July CONFERENCE THEME Models of revolution or conquest shape much of the general discourse on the history of the book, despite the fact that many excellent studies, in their details, demonstrate quite the opposite, showing rather the continuity and gradual migration of forms and […]

Announcing the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2014 ARLIS/NA Launches Learning Portal The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) announces the launch of its Learning Portal, which includes on-demand access to the Society’s webinars, virtual conferences and educational initiatives. The Learning Portal provides opportunities for ARLIS/NA members and interested others to participate in online learning modules […]

Reminder: 2014 MAGIC and GRAND I-cubed (I3) Idea, Innovation and Inaugurate Challenge

Are you a current graduate student that has an entrepreneurial idea that has a digital media component, broadly defined? You could enter the MAGIC I-3 Challenge to win an opportunity for a 3 month residency in the MAGIC lab which would entail technical and business support, including desk space in the lab, access to technical […]

Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference

Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference October 8-9, 2014 #lib2014 (conference hashtag) Welcome and Information: Accepted proposals: “Everyone is invited to participate in this FREE forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide.” Please note that all sessions will be recorded. Library 2.013 session recordings can be found at:

SLAIS Labs Maintenance

Both SLAIS labs will be unavailable [as will printing] at various times from Saturday, August 23 to Tuesday, August 26.  If you choose to use the labs during this period it is possible you may have to leave at some point to allow regular lab maintenance to go forward. Thank you for your understanding and […]

Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies – Call For Papers

Call for Papers The Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies is accepting submissions for publication for 2014 and early 2015. We primarily publish research papers but also welcome review papers, and short reports. Conference, exhibition and book reviews are also available for submission. The Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies is a fully peer-reviewed, open […]

Building…Together – Southern Alberta Library Conference 2015

The dates for the 2015 Southern Alberta Library Conference have been set! Please mark March 20 & 21, 2015 in your calendars and get ready to build with us! With challenges such as changing technology, limited budgets, and environmental emergencies, the need for collaboration between libraries and like-minded organizations for the sake of our patrons […]

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