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Royal Expert Panels Report

Since the 1950s debate has raged about the impact of new technologies on print culture in the broadest sense and on the publishing industry, libraries, and archives in particular. Succinctly put, “The Death of the Book” has been both proclaimed and denied. Meanwhile, notions of what constitutes a library or an archive have been challenged […]

Koerner Library Monthly Workshops December 2014

 Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot! Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about […]

Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM Summer Internships

Now accepting applications for U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2015 HS-STEM Summer Internships Application deadline: December 22, 2014   Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.   Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses. 10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and […]

“Food in Transit” A talk with Robert Sung, Culinary Educator

Please join us for a talk sponsored by Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library “Food in Transit” A talk with Robert Sung, culinary educator Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12 p.m. Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre University of British Columbia A veteran of the food and hospitality industry with a passion for […]

Registration is now open for the following Graduate Pathways to Success sessions: Canada Graduate Scholarships, Master’s Award Competition

2014-11-13-graduate_pathways_success-masters_award_competition Thursday, November 13th 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (in person) and 1:00 – 2:00 PM (via webinar) For a complete session description, see https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11965-canada-graduate-scholarships-masters-award-competitionTo register, visit https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g3a06 (in person) or https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g3a15 (webinar) PhD Connections Lunch for 1st year PhD students:  Building your Community at UBC.  Thursday, November 6th, 12:00 ??? 1:30 PM. Register for this lunch […]

81st IFLA Congress, 15–21 August, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa

Students of Library and Information Science (LIS) are invited to take part in the upcoming 81st IFLA Congress, 15–21 August, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa <http://conference.ifla.org/> with a paper presentation. The Calls for Papers <http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81/calls-for-papers> have already started, but more will follow soon. The IFLA/ekz LIS Student Paper Award <http://www.ifla.org/set/student-paper-award> will honor students of Library […]

UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014

UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014, is a week dedicated to building and celebrating the positive mental health of UBC faculty, staff and students.

Travel Grant Opportunity: Apply for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association’s Annual Meeting

Would you like to learn more about music librarianship and management of music collections?  The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association (PNWMLA) invites you to apply for our inaugural travel grant to attend our annual meeting in Eugene, Oregon May 8-9.  This grant is open to first-time-attendees of a PNWMLA annual meeting.  Graduate students in […]

Announcing the 5th Annual ASIS&T Student Design Competition

Join other students in a fun and challenging  information system design competition to develop and present plans for a creative and innovative information system in response to a design challenge. The kick-off meeting will be held on Sunday, November 2, at 8:00pm. We will form design teams, review the procedures, and present the challenge. You […]

2015 ALA Midwinter Offering – LLAMA Career Institute Focuses on Project Management Skills

2015 LLAMA CAREER INSTITUTE PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR LIBRARIANS FINAL PRESS RELEASE – 20 October 2014 Congratulations! Your boss has just handed you a new project. What do you do now? LLAMA will present the third LLAMA Career Institute – entitled Project Management for Librarians: Planning for Success – on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 9 […]

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