December 2012 Practicum Application Due Today

If you are planning to do a Practicum (LIBR 595) in December, please be sure to submit your application form and resume today. Details on the practicum requirements, dates and procedures:

Faculty Article Named to Top 20 List

An article co-authored by UBC iSchool faculty member Dr. Luanne Freund has been included in LIRT’s Top Twenty library instruction articles of 2011. The article, “Student Perceptions of the Information Professions and their Master’s Program in Information Studies,” is co-authored with Professors Joan Cherry and Wendy Duff of the University of Toronto, and librarian Nalini […]

Students Win SSHRC, ARMA, ARL Awards

UBC iSchool students are distinguishing themselves as scholars on the national and international stage, earning several awards for academic promise and excellence. Scott Owens is the third UBC iSchool student to win a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council this year. Seven students – Kane Klemic, Valérie Léveillé, Lara Mancuso, […]

InfoCamp Seattle 2012 (MLIS and Dual students)

You’re invited to InfoCamp Seattle 2012! InfoCamp is an unconference for the information community. It features an egalitarian, community-driven format in which the agenda is created during the event — so anyone can sign up to lead a session.

Final Call for Papers, iConference 2013

The iConference 2013 Papers deadline is September 3, 2012—less than a week away! All authors are encouraged to finalize their submissions as soon as possible. Learn more at Conference Site: Conference Submission System: Following the Papers deadline, Notes will be due September 10; this new category is for reporting early and partial […]

Join Us for Photography Session at iSchool on Wednesday

If you happen to be in Vancouver and have time, we’d love to have you join us for some photography at the iSchool this Wednesday, August 29. The photographer is Martin Dee, an award-winning UBC staff member. He’s spending the day with us so we can get some new shots for our website, as well […]

Faculty Research Hailed as “On the Radar” in American Libraries

UBC iSchool faculty member Dr. Victoria Lemieux’s work on visual analytics received a mention as a new direction for LIS schools and graduate work in American Libraries, in an article by Beverly Goldberg examining “What’s New in LIS Schools.” The final section in the article mentions Dr. Lemieux’s work with Dr. William Wong of University […]

Announcement of Barber Centre Construction

Please be aware the Barber Centre will be undergoing construction on the third floor, starting in mid-September, in support of changes to service delivery in the Library and the Learning Commons.

Big Ideas for Libraries – Event for MLIS and Dual students

You are invited to join in a conversation about what libraries could be and how they could contribute even more deeply to building stronger and more meaningful connections and relationships in your community.  Titled “Oh, the Places We’ll Know: Big Ideas for Libraries in Communities,” the event takes place the evening of September 19th at […]

International Students Now Eligible for Work Study Positions

This message is of interest to all international iSchool students, particularly those at the master’s level. All UBC students, including those on a study visa, are now eligible to apply for Work Study/Work Learn positions. For graduate students, these were formerly available only to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The policy has been changed so […]

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