August 2014

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2014 Information Summit – Registration now open

2014 Information Summit Where’s the Balance? Next Steps in Access to Information and Privacy September 19th at Robson Square. The Summit will examine new challenges to information rights in BC, and discuss the possibilities for proactive responses that protect privacy and promote transparency. Confirmed speakers include: • Elizabeth Denham: BC Information and Privacy Commissioner • […]

Museum of Anthropology Looking for Student Librarian

Hi all, This is just a reminder that the Audrey and Harry Hawthorne Library & Archives is looking for a student librarian for the 2014-15 Winter Term. The deadline for applications is tomorrow and as of yet there have not been any applications. Full details for the posting can be found here:    

Competition Announcement: DAAD Research Grant and Study Scholarships

DAAD Study Scholarship and Research Grant Monthly stipend and travel costs (see DAAD website) Graduate Studies deadline: 26 September, 2014 Study Scholarships and Research Grants are available for highly qualified graduate students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines to study and carry out research at universities or research institutes in Germany. These scholarship […]

2014 CTLT Summer Institute Invite

The UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) is hosting the 2014 Summer Institute! The event will run Aug. 25 – 29, 2014. The Summer Institute consists of a series of workshops with a focus on exploring new teaching and learning practices. Topics range from designing authentic learning objectives to implementing active learning strategies […]

ALC 2015 Call for Proposals

The Alberta Library Conference (ALC) 2015 Planning Committee, with support from the Library Association of Alberta (LAA) and the Alberta Library Trustees Association (ALTA), is pleased to announce that the call for proposals for the 2015 Alberta Library Conference is open. ALC 2015 takes place in Jasper, Alberta April 30 to May 3, 2015. The […]

SLAIS Looking for Student “Models”

Hi all, The iSchool is in the midst of transitioning to a new website with support from the UBC Faculty of Arts. As part of the project, the Faculty of Arts has provided us with a professional photographer to take some pictures around our space throughout the latter part of August. We are looking for […]

Graduate Student Orientation Volunteering & Graduate Pathways to Success 2014

We need current graduate student volunteers to help welcome new graduate students to UBC! Do you remember your own orientation at UBC? Would you like to share in that experience again? Opportunities include: • August 28th: Main Orientation Day – super volunteers, team leaders, morning and afternoon volunteers • August 29th: GSS Orientation Day – […]

SIG DL’s 4th Annual CfP from Undergrads, Master’s, and Recent Grads for ASIST 2014

Call for Student and Recent Graduate Proposals Digital Liaisons: Building Communities and Empowering Culture through Digital Libraries SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, September 19, 2014 ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION: Monday, September 29, 2014 The Special Interest Group for Digital Libraries ( of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is seeking proposals for an Undergraduate, Master’s, and recently […]

Request for Proposals: 2015 WLA Conference

Program proposals are now being accepted for the 2015 Washington Library Association Conference, April 15-17 at the gorgeous Tulalip Resort. This year’s theme is Come to the Table — Libraries are Market Fresh! and we’ll be highlighting all of the delicious programs, exploration and innovation happening inside AND outside of libraries. Now’s the time to […]

Wapiti Regional Library – 2014 Marion Sherman Bursary

Children’s librarians are essential in building the next generation of library patrons. Public libraries provide access to recreational and informational materials, plus the experiences vital to a child’s enjoyment of reading and lifelong learning. The Marion Sherman Bursary for Children’s Librarians was established to encourage library science students to study children’s librarianship. This challenge is […]

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