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Congratulations iSchool’s Student to CLA Award Winner Nicole Askin

We are pleased to announce this year’s iSchool’s Student to CLA award winner: Nicole Askin. Congratulations, Nicole! The Student to CLA award is co-sponsored by CLA and the iSchool@UBC and is intended to enable a student to attend the annual CLA Conference. This year’s conference will be held in Ottawa in early June. Participating students […]

The CLA Student Article Award 2015 – Extended Deadline

Deadline Extended: April 15, 2015 This contest is open to all students registered in, or recently graduated from, a Canadian library school, a library technician program, an information science program (including distance education programs), or faculty of education library program. Registered students may be full or part time; graduates should have completed their studies within […]

ARMA VI’s Annual Nanaimo Conference is April 20, 2015 – Register Now

Click on link to see poster: ARMA Vancouver Island Nanaimo Conference 2015 Hi, ARMA Vancouver Island’s main event of the year is coming soon, a one day conference in Nanaimo, BC on Monday April 20, 2015. Just four weeks away! Register now (link) and please share this invitation with your colleagues on the Island, Mainland […]

AMIA Scholarship Program

The Association of Moving Image Archivists is pleased to announce a call for applications for its 2015 Scholarship Program. Click on link to see poster: AMIA

Today in history: NATO launches its First Satellite

Today marks the 45th Anniversary of NATO’s first communications satellite, launched on March 20th 1970 from Cape Kennedy in the US (PR/CP(70)2). A total of 8 NATO satellites were launched and operated for over 40 years, until 2004 when NATO began using with British, French and Italian owned satellites for secure communications. Find these Press […]

DMIL Student Update: New Opportunities With Deadlines Soon

• Roger K. Summit Scholarship to Attend the SLA 2015 Annual Conference to be held June 14-16 in Boston. Deadline March 30th, 2015 — http://military.sla.org/roger-k-summit-scholarship-to-attend-the-sla-2015-annual-conference-to-be-held-june-14-16-in-boston-deadline-march-30th-2015/

From the UBC Library: seeking students for Open Access focus group

UBC Library invites faculty and graduate students to participates in focus group about open access publishing and funding models. Researchers from the University of Tennessee are meeting with graduate students and faculty members from four universities: UBC, the University of California, Harvard, and Ohio State University. The research is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon […]

Student Conference Support

Student Awards to attend the Canadian Library Association (CLA) Conference and the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) Conference Student to CLA At the request of CLA, every year SLAIS nominates a student as part of the “Student to CLA” program. The nominated student acts as a volunteer at the conference in return for registration and […]

3D Digital Visualization for the Humanities – Learn how to utilize digital media for your research this Saturday 21 March (with light refreshments!)

In the digital realm, where rapid change and constant iteration serves as much as a reality as a set of defining characteristics, this workshop will discuss and review current best practices in visual design thinking, rapid iteration, user-interface design and interactive narrative design. With practical hands-on demonstrations and engaging examples; working with various 3D virtual […]


The Association of Jewish Libraries is pleased to announce a scholarship of $1000 to a student enrolled or accepted in a graduate school of library and information science. Prospective candidates should have knowledge of and interest in Jewish studies, and demonstrate the potential, ability, and intention of pursuing a career in Judaica librarianship. The Association […]

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