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ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative – Call for Applications

ARL is now accepting applications for the ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (DII). This scholarship program, funded by a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and by ARL and MLA, offers minority candidates an opportunity to pursue the master’s degree in library and […]

Places still available: Summer Educational Institute in Image Management

There are still 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 preservation.   […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Calling all Activist-Librarians-to-be!!

The MIRIAM BRAVERMAN MEMORIAL PRIZE, a presentation of the Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG), is awarded each year for the best paper about some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. Papers related to archivists, archives, and archival work are also eligible. The winning paper will be published in the Summer 2014 issue […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED – Call for Papers – Student Views: Research from Canada’s LIS

Canadian Library Association Annual Conference Victoria BC Saturday, May 31, 2014 Call for Papers – Student Views: Research from Canada’s LIS Programs   Deadline extended from March 31 to April 10, 2014 – Don’t miss your opportunity to submit your proposal! The Canadian Library Association will host a student research paper presentation program at the […]

Xwi7xwa Library Collections Inquiry Workshop

Friday, 25 April 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) Vancouver, BC, BC Looking for an exciting opportunity to gain valuable library and archival skills working with unique First Nations material? Interested in how libraries and archives assess and develop their collections? Want to add to real-world experience to your C.V.? Interested in a […]

Upcoming Deadline for SLAIS Award Applicants

The deadline for SLAIS Continuing and Graduating Awards is coming up on April 15th.  Several of the awards are contingent upon an application letter to the SLAIS Director, which can be sent to Connie Wintels, the iSchool Administrative Assistant, at ischool.admin@ubc.ca. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite. Students are encouraged to apply! Please […]

Gene Joseph First Nations Scholarship – Library, Archival and Information Studies Students

Gene Joseph First Nations Scholarship – Library, Archival and Information Studies Students Deadline Tuesday, April 15 A scholarship has been endowed in honour of Gene Joseph (MLS, 1982) by the British Columbia Library Association, First Nations Interest Group, and the University of British Columbia. The award is offered to an Aboriginal graduate student at SLAIS. […]

End of term POTLUCK

We are having the End of term Potluck! All students are welcome! Date: April 7, 2014 Time: 4:30-6:30pm Venue: SLAIS Lounge Bring a dish! Bring a friend! Bring yourself!

Deloitte Brown Bag Lunch & Student Tour of the MAGIC Lab – April 7, 2014

Drop in to the Trail Room on April 7, 2014, for a Brown Bag Information Session hosted by representatives from Deloitte Canada. Learn about career opportunities for you in data governance, visual analytics and consulting. The meeting will run from 12pm – 1pm. Prior to the meeting, Dr. Vicki Lemieux will be hosting the Deloitte […]

Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS) sessions: Time Management Webinar + Building Effective Supervisory Relationships

Registration is now open for: GPS Webinar: Time Management April 08, 2014, 10:00am to 11:30am For complete session information see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11467-gps-webinar-time-management Please register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g32a6   GPS Workshop: Building Effective Supervisory Relationships April 09, 2014, 9:30am to 12:30pm For complete session information see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11451-gps-workshop-building-effective-supervisory-relationships Please register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g32a7  

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