Announcing the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2014 ARLIS/NA Launches Learning Portal The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) announces the launch of its Learning Portal, which includes on-demand access to the Society’s webinars, virtual conferences and educational initiatives. The Learning Portal provides opportunities for ARLIS/NA members and interested others to participate in online learning modules […]

Reminder: 2014 MAGIC and GRAND I-cubed (I3) Idea, Innovation and Inaugurate Challenge

Are you a current graduate student that has an entrepreneurial idea that has a digital media component, broadly defined? You could enter the MAGIC I-3 Challenge to win an opportunity for a 3 month residency in the MAGIC lab which would entail technical and business support, including desk space in the lab, access to technical […]

Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference

Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference October 8-9, 2014 #lib2014 (conference hashtag) Welcome and Information: Accepted proposals: “Everyone is invited to participate in this FREE forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide.” Please note that all sessions will be recorded. Library 2.013 session recordings can be found at:

SLAIS Labs Maintenance

Both SLAIS labs will be unavailable [as will printing] at various times from Saturday, August 23 to Tuesday, August 26.  If you choose to use the labs during this period it is possible you may have to leave at some point to allow regular lab maintenance to go forward. Thank you for your understanding and […]

Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies – Call For Papers

Call for Papers The Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies is accepting submissions for publication for 2014 and early 2015. We primarily publish research papers but also welcome review papers, and short reports. Conference, exhibition and book reviews are also available for submission. The Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies is a fully peer-reviewed, open […]

Building…Together – Southern Alberta Library Conference 2015

The dates for the 2015 Southern Alberta Library Conference have been set! Please mark March 20 & 21, 2015 in your calendars and get ready to build with us! With challenges such as changing technology, limited budgets, and environmental emergencies, the need for collaboration between libraries and like-minded organizations for the sake of our patrons […]

2014 Information Summit – Registration now open

2014 Information Summit Where’s the Balance? Next Steps in Access to Information and Privacy September 19th at Robson Square. The Summit will examine new challenges to information rights in BC, and discuss the possibilities for proactive responses that protect privacy and promote transparency. Confirmed speakers include: • Elizabeth Denham: BC Information and Privacy Commissioner • […]

Competition Announcement: DAAD Research Grant and Study Scholarships

DAAD Study Scholarship and Research Grant Monthly stipend and travel costs (see DAAD website) Graduate Studies deadline: 26 September, 2014 Study Scholarships and Research Grants are available for highly qualified graduate students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines to study and carry out research at universities or research institutes in Germany. These scholarship […]

2014 CTLT Summer Institute Invite

The UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) is hosting the 2014 Summer Institute! The event will run Aug. 25 – 29, 2014. The Summer Institute consists of a series of workshops with a focus on exploring new teaching and learning practices. Topics range from designing authentic learning objectives to implementing active learning strategies […]

ALC 2015 Call for Proposals

The Alberta Library Conference (ALC) 2015 Planning Committee, with support from the Library Association of Alberta (LAA) and the Alberta Library Trustees Association (ALTA), is pleased to announce that the call for proposals for the 2015 Alberta Library Conference is open. ALC 2015 takes place in Jasper, Alberta April 30 to May 3, 2015. The […]

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