Award of SLAIS Doctoral Travel Funding

Congratulations to the following SLAIS doctoral students who have been awarded travel funds for past or pending conferences which fall in the current funding year (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). They are (in order of conferences): Sherry Xie (presented at ICA in Australia in August, 2012) Donald Force (presented at ARMA in Chicago […]

Graduate Student Workshop Series – December (All Students)

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 […]

FNCC Dual option (DUAL Students)

The iSchool@UBC is pleased to announce that students enrolled in the Dual program can now join the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC). For further information about the concentration please visit the FNCC webpage

iSchool Students Sought for Mobile Usability Study (All Students)

Sense Tecnic Systems, a technology company with offices on campus, is looking for iSchool students to participate in a series of conducting usability studies to evaluate cutting edge mobile campus technologies. We are looking for participants from a variety of backgrounds to try out our applications and give us feedback. We are running a short […]

UBC Mobile Application Hackathon

The UBC MAGIC Lab in cooperation with UBC IT Services is hosting a “UBC mobile application hackathon” on December 3rd from 10am to 6pm. Spend the day dreaming up and building a new mobile application or service to enhance the UBC experience… What kind of mobile app would make UBC a much better place for […]

The Changing Times; Inspiring Libraries Summit is Changing! (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

Response to the Changing Times; Inspiring Libraries Summit has been overwhelming. The Summit sold out all available seats in only two weeks. David Lankes, author of Expect More, the Atlas of New Librarianship, and one of the plenary speakers will now be presenting from New York. As such the venue has been changed and more […]

FIREtalk: Sustainable Practices (All Students)

How do we ensure a sustainable future for our communities? Is it through best practices in research? Are our discussions on sustainability inclusive of both human culture and our larger environment? Take sneak peek at some of the exciting presentations we are expecting for our Sustainable Practices Soiree: The evolving role of young adults in […]

ACA@UBC International Symposium 2013

ACA @ UBC International Symposium will be on February 8, 2013 at the Frederic Wood Theatre, University of British Columbia Topic: We Shape Our Tools, and Our Tools Shape Us The 5th Annual ACA@UBC International Symposium, “We Shape Our Tools, and Our Tools Shape Us”, will bring together experts in digital forensics, preservation and recordkeeping […]

iSchool@UBC Research Day – Call for Participation (All Students)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION We are thrilled to announce the iSchool@UBC’s Research Day 2013! Infrastructures of Knowledge: Mediating Memories, Representing Relationships, Framing Futures The iSchool@UBC, invites UBC faculty and students to join us in sharing the depth and breadth of our research endeavours at the intersections of information, people and technology. Our 4th Annual Research Day […]

Colloquium: Effects of Collaboration and Place on Finding Information

Please join the UBC iSchool community in welcoming George Buchanan of City University London for a lunch-hour Colloquium, co-sponsored with the UBC Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC). Dr. Buchanan will discuss “Finding Information: The Effects of Collaboration and Place” on Wednesday, November 21, 12 noon-1 p.m. in the Dodson Room, on the third floor […]

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