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Call for Literacy Mentor Volunteers!

Call for Literacy Mentor Volunteers! Share your love of reading and writing with kids who need your help: volunteer for the Writers’ Exchange! The Writers’ Exchange is a non-profit organization that runs free literacy programs for at-risk kids in East Vancouver. As a volunteer mentor, you can help with after-school tutoring, creative writing projects, literacy games and […]

Koerner Library Poetry Event

Koerner Library Poetry Event When: April 9, 5-6:30pm Where: Koerner Library, 3rd floor entrance by the fireplace Register: It’s Free!  Just register so we can get a handle on catering. To celebrate National Poetry Month, Koerner Library will be hosting some of our own local poets for a night of food and verse.  Please join […]

Special Student Offer for SLA 2014 Annual Conference

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is offering a special discount to current MLS and MLIS students who attend the SLA 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Students who are not members of SLA will receive a free membership when they register for the SLA 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO. The registration rate […]

Call for Papers – The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science

CALL FOR PAPERS – SPECIAL ISSUE 2015 LIS Perspectives on Privacy and Information Management The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science (CJILS) invites manuscripts to be considered for the special issue on “LIS Perspectives on Privacy and Information Management” to be published March 2015. Information professionals have the difficult task of managing information and […]

UPDATED INFO: NOVEMBER GRADS WELCOME – Meet the Grads – Friday, April 4, 2014

Hi all, I have received some questions from students who are completing coursework over the Summer but technically not graduating until November about whether they are able to attend the Meet the Grads event on April 4. I have asked the SLAIS Alumni Executive Committee (hosting the event) and they have said that students graduating […]

Application for graduation – May 2014 – extended

Application for graduation – May 2014 Deadline: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre. This deadline has been extended from Feb 28, 2014, to April 17, 2014 for graduate students only.

Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS)/Mitacs Step* Workshop: Foundations of Project Management

GPS/Mitacs Step* Workshop: Foundations of Project Management I: A Team Based Approach April 02 & 03, 2014 9:00am to 5:00pm (Note: students MUST commit to attending the entire duration of both sessions when registering). For complete session information see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/10769-gpsmitacs-step-workshop-foundations-project-management-i-team-based-approach Please register at: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g3218

Student Positions with UBC Archives, Xwi7xwa Library, MOA, Digital Initiatives

A second wave of student employment postings have been forwarded to the office this past week. Notably, postings with Digital Initiatives / Digitzation Centre, UBC Archives, Xwi7xwa Library, and the Audrey and Harry Hawthorne Library and Archives (Museum of Anthropology) have upcoming deadlines. You can access all of the postings we have received recently at […]

Submissions Sought for Student Data Curation Research Paper Competition

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) invites original student submissions for a research paper competition on data curation. The competition encourages and highlights exemplary student research on data curation, including, but not limited to, such topics as: Data management planning Support of the data curation lifecycle Metadata Data confidentiality Preservation Cost modeling […]

Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Sub-Specialization Information Session – Wednesday, March 26 – Greig Lab [MAS, MLIS Students]

Do you want to know more about the Human-Computer Information (HCI) Sub-Specialization and how it can enhance your MAS or MLIS Degree? Come to an information session hosted by Dr. Rick Kopak and learn about requirements, eligibility, and more. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12pm – 1pm Greig Lab

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