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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: http://vancouver.makerfaire.ca/ 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 […]

Historical Thinking summer institute | Register & Apply for travel bursary by May 15

This year the Faculty of Education at UBC is hosting the Historical Thinking at the Museum of Vancouver, and our UBC Vancouver campus. This is a reminder that participants may apply for an airfaire travel bursary by May 15. This program is available as an academic course, or for non-credit professional development. The invitation is […]

Connecting students interested in careers in academic libraries

Hi there, Are you an MLIS or MIS student interested in a career in a university or college library? Student clubs are a great way to develop skills, become more employable, and develop professional networks that last a lifetime. Check out this 1 minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMuTTgrBypA If you want a once in a life time […]

Student Librarian Positions at Public Library Systems [MLIS, Dual Students]

Students in the MLIS and Dual programs should be aware that the summer months are when public library systems hire summer students as well as student librarians for the 2014-15 academic year. A summer position with Surrey Libraries will be posted tomorrow and we expect student positions with additional public library systems to trickle in […]

ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award

Call for nominations for the 2014 ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award This award recognizes substantive work performed by students in the field of information science and encourages research and writing. Since 1996, it has been sponsored by the Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, on behalf of the late David […]

Register now for SEI 2014 (Image Management insstitute)

There are still a few places available in SEI 2014 (the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management): http://sei2014.org/registration/. SEI 2014 will be held at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign from June 10-13, 2014. The intensive curriculum includes hands-on and discussion sessions on intellectual property rights, metadata, imaging, project management, and digital […]

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