August Practicum Application Information (MLIS and DUAL Students)

Information regarding August Practicums has been posted on the iSchool News Blog. For information about practicums and applications please visit  

Royal Museums Greenwich UK Paid Internships in the History of Science and Technology

Deadline Monday 22nd For those considering further research at university, they offer the chance to try out a subject or an approach. The main emphasis will be on the collections,the primary focus will be on the use of artifacts for research.

CSIS Employment Info Session at SLAIS (All Students)

Two representatives from CSIS will be on campus, specifically to meet with SLAIS students to share information about co-op opportunities in information management at CSIS. SLAIS students interested in future positions with CSIS after graduation are

UNESCO – Memory of the World Conference (All students)

UNESCO has started to publish the presentations of the Memory of The World Conference on Digitization and Digital Preservation online at: Note that these are not the Proceedings, which will

UNESCO releases Vancouver Declaration on Digitization and Preservation (All students)

For the release please visit UNESCO Vancouver Declaration

Remote Access to UBC Library Resources (All Students)

Beginning January 2013, remote (off-campus) access to online resources licensed by UBC Library will no longer be available via myVPN.  Remote access to all these resources will continue to  be available via EZproxy. EZproxy works behind the scenes to deliver the page that prompts you to enter your Campus Wide Login/Library Barcode & PIN before […]

Free Information Visualization MOOC Designed to Illustrate Data (All Students)

Indiana University’s Katy Börner, the Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science at the School of Library and Information Science and an international leader in information visualization, will offer a free massive open online course beginning Jan. 22. For more information :  

Social Media and Health: The Good, the Bad and the Possible (All students)

Free public forum on social media and health will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at UBC Robson Square. The speakers will be Gunther Eysenbach, Centre for eHealth Globalization Innovation; Ana Lucia Ruggier, Pan-American Health Organization WHO; and Dean Giustini, UBC Biomedical Library and SLAIS Adjunct Professor. Click […]

Reminder: Planning Your Program of Study (MAS, MLIS, DUAL)

Are you thinking about the many directions you can take in terms of choosing courses and integrating experiential learning options for your program of study? Please join your program chairs, graduate advisor and other staff for an information session, including plenty of time for questions and answers. This session is aimed at first term/first year […]

Announcement of new Arts Graduate Research Awards

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the creation of new Research Awards for Graduate (PhD and MA) students.  These awards are designed to help Graduate students with their research program associated with their degree.  Awards are up to $1000 and are to cover the costs of travel and other research-related expenses (but not […]

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