Practicum and Internship Deadline Reminder

Just a reminder that the deadline for applying to the April 2013 LIBR 595 Practicum is this Monday, January 7, and the deadline for applications to the ARST 595 Internship for Summer 2013 is Wednesday, January 9. Please send practicum and internship requests to Heather Shand at

Reminder of Open Professional Experiences (MAS, MLIS and Dual Students)

Those of you considering your options for next term might want to review the many professional experience projects we have open. See current opportunities at These are excellent options for those nearing graduation, seeking networking and career exploration options, and looking for more material for the resume. If you are interested in seeing project […]

News for All Students

from Michelle Mallette, Student Services Coordinator Happy holidays to all of you as your wrap up your courses, practicum and other activities. I’m using this forum to let you all know that I have accepted another position at UBC and will be leaving the School as of January 11. It’s been an absolute pleasure getting […]

Volunteers Needed, Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries this week (MLIS and Dual)

Student volunteers are needed for Thursday evening and Friday (morning, afternoon, or both) at the Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries leadership summit on Thursday and Friday this week (Dec. 6 and 7). Registration, room prep, food prep, etc. This event is sold out so a good opportunity to network with a range of professionals and listen […]

Monday Morning Fun Post – All Students

Sorry – didn’t get to this on Friday! Enjoy! Pissing Off a Frog: Awesome Infographic: Bestselling SciFi:

Friday Fun Post (All Students)

Letters to a Young Librarian: You’re Going to Piss People Off, by Kelly Jensen Random Book Dispenser/vending machine And one of the 2012 viral video contenders – a drunk driver from Alberta singing Bohemian Rhapsody. This is real life; it’s not just fantasy …

Student Registrations at Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries Summit (MLIS & Dual Students)

Please don’t delay in registering for the Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries Summit, planned for December 6 (evening) and 7 in Vancouver. This is an excellent opportunity to network with library leaders (who are always assessing potential employees), as well as hear from a renowned leader and thinker on the future of libraries. Student registrations are […]

Colloquium: Geoffrey Bowker on New Configurations of Knowledge Expression

Professor Geoffrey C. Bowker of the University of California at Irvine is the next speaker in the UBC iSchool’s continuing series of lunchtime colloquia. He is presenting “Emerging Configurations of Knowledge Expression” next Wednesday, November 7, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the Chilcotin Room (Room 256) of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre […]

Google Hangout with Incoming Students (MLIS and Dual Students)

Hi Everyone: I’m looking for a couple of current students as volunteers to host a virtual session, possibly two at the same time if numbers warrant, with interested members of the incoming class for January. My idea is to use Google Hangout or similar group video (preferred) or chat software, and just let them ask […]

REMINDER: RSVP Today for Public Librarians’ Interest Group Meeting (MLIS, Dual Students)

A reminder that today is the RSVP deadline for next week’s social gathering of the Public Librarians’ Interest Group. Two of the goals of the Public Librarians Interest Group are:  1) To encourage and foster collegial collaboration; and 2) To promote networking and mentoring opportunities.  As such, you are invited to a social gathering to […]

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