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The Association of Architecture School Librarians

Building on the core concepts of this year’s ACSA theme, The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center, the Conference Planning Committee has been working hard to developa suite of programs, tours, talks, and social events designed to address AASL members’ interests. In addition to hearing from local experts about the architecture of Toronto, attendees will […]

Cinema Salon Screening on October 30th

Cinema Salons October 30th Thursday October 30th @ 12:00PM in Koerner 216 Don’t miss our monthly series of screenings from the UBC Library’s feature film collection in Koerner Library. On the last Thursday of every month, join lovers of cinema to view and discuss titles from the Videomatica Collection. The October screening will be hosted […]

Flu Vaccination

As part of the Influenza Immunization Program, UBC will offer free influenza vaccinations (flu shots) for UBC staff, faculty and students throughout November. Clinics will be held at convenient locations/times across UBC Vancouver (Point Grey) Campus from November 4-27. Vaccinations will be available while supplies last. Please take the time to learn more and register […]

Important Curriculum Changes [Continuing MLIS and Dual Students]

The MLIS curriculum is undergoing several significant changes which have been approved by the SLAIS Curriculum Committee and full SLAIS faculty. We will be posting full details on the changes soon, but in the meantime one proposed change will directly impact continuing MLIS and Dual students.

Congratulations to Dana Horrocks and Lindsey Krabbenhoft!!!

Congratulations to SLAIS alumna and Vancouver Public Library Children’s Librarians Dana Horrocks and Lindsey Krabbenhoft for having their Jbrary website and videos featured on the FUSE#8 blog which is hosted by School Library Journal and written by Elizabeth Bird of the New York Public Library. Jbrary, which Dana and Lindsey started when they were SLAIS […]

STILL TIME TO APPLY for Student Travel Grants for Electronic Resources & Libraries 2015 Conference!

We are pleased to announce that the Taylor & Francis Group is sponsoring travel grants for two students traveling to ER&L 2015 (February 22-25, in Austin, Texas). The travel grant includes conference registration, air travel costs, and housing totaling up to $1500 per winner. Applications are being accepted now and awards will be adjudicated by […]

Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

Diamond Jubilee Letter Diamond Jubilee Letter of Intent Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to increase support for student learning, international engagement and student accessibility at UBC. The Association of University Colleges of Canada (AUCC) has announced the launch of the call for proposals for the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee […]

Registration for the 2015 January WISE Courses

Registration for the 2015 January WISE courses opens Monday, October 27, 2014.

Term 2 Course Registration

Hello, We have been receiving a lot of emails regarding registration for term 2. In the initial registration and waitlist instructions it was indicated that: “ Once all students have been contacted on the waitlists the courses will be reopened for general registration” This has yet to occur for all courses, we are trying our […]

Scholarship – Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM)

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 archival […]

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