September 2014

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REMINDER: SLAIS IT Labs – Deletion of all “I: Drive” storage accounts

As part of the ongoing restructuring of the SLAIS IT Labs infrastructure, students will no longer have access to personal storage space [usually called the I: drive]. These are the accounts that can only be accessed using one of the networked PC workstations in the Terrace and Kitimat labs.

CGSM Application Available

CGSM Application Available The Fall 2014 CGSM application (2015-2016 competition) is now available on the Tri-Agency portal ( The deadline across Canada for applications is 8pm Eastern Time, 1 December, 2014. After this time, the research portal will close, and there will be no opportunity to re-open the application. This is the deadline for all […]

Now Is a Good Time to Join ALA and Your State Library Association

In fact, it’s the perfect time to join ALA and your state library association, if your state library association is one of 28 partnering with ALA to offer joint student membership. Join now for only $38. This special dues rate is designed to help you access the benefits, networking, and career resources that come with […]

Graduate Photos

If you are intending to graduate in Nov. 2014 or May 2015, please be advised Artona is the official grad photographer for UBC SLAIS. Appointments are now open for October (more times and dates will be available later). To ensure you are on the official composite, you need to be photographed at the Artona studio.

ALISE YS SIG: ALISE/UW Graduate Student Travel Award

The Youth Services SIG Co-Chairs are seeking graduate student applicants for the Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award, generously sponsored by the University of Washington Information School. The full award description is here:


A wonderful free event of hundreds of readings, activities, exhibitors, workshops on writing, publishing, all genres – for kids, teens, adults. All day Saturday and Sunday coming up!

University of Illinois hosts Library Research Seminar VI

On October 7th-9th, librarians, scholars, and LIS students will gather in Champaign, Illinois, for the Library Research Seminar VI.

SALALM Conference Attendance Scholarship Awarded biannually since December 2011, the SALALM Scholarship was established to encourage professional and leadership development in Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian studies academic librarianship. Beginning with the fall 2014 competition, a conference travel award of up to $1500 will be given to a master’s student in an ALA-accredited library and information science or […]

SLAIS Student Chapter for the Canadian Association of Law Libraries

Interested in a career in legal information? Join a vibrant, sharing community of legal information professionals and become a member of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries! CALL is looking for a student to join the ranks of our members and to start a Special Interest Group (SIG) at the UBC iSchool. Joining CALL is […]

Volunteers for Colloquia Talk and Reception – Wednesday 24th September

Hi All, The Colloquium Series is about to begin! SLAIS will be hosting the first of these talks next week on Wednesday 24th September. Following the talk will be a wine and cheese reception in the Student Lounge area. We are currently looking for 3 volunteers who would like to help with things like: Attending […]

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