Two grants available for MLIS students attending the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver

MLIS STUDENTS! Are you currently attending a library or information sciences school and wish to attend the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference in Vancouver from June 8-10, 2014? The Competitive Intelligence Division of the Special Libraries Association is offering two student grants to pay your registration in return for your part-time assistance with conference activities. […]

Registration reminder for Code4Lib BC Spring Workshops –> May 2, 2014

General Info When: Friday, May 2, 2014 Cost: $15 per workshop (note: lunch is not included) What: Four half-day workshops are being offered at two different venues in Downtown Vancouver. See below for further details. Register at: Who: A diverse and open community of library developers and non-developers engaging in effective, collaborative problem-solving through […]

One Week Left to Apply for LIS US$5,000 Scholarship

Know A Student Studying Library Information Sciences? One Week Left to Apply for this US$5,000 Scholarship Opportunity! ProQuest is proud to present the Roger K. Summit Scholarship; open to all LIS students worldwide. The award is the equivalent of US$5,000 and is presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference or at a regional location […]

NEASIS&T Student Travel Award – Essay Deadline – April 25!

REMINDER – DEADLINE APPROACHING! NEASIS&T Student Travel Award STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD AVAILABLE (Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014) The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce the availability of one award of up to $750 to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting (October 31-November 4, Seattle, […]

Graduate Pathways to Success sessions: Mitacs Step Entrepreneurship + Doctoral Exams and Thesis Submission (with Webinars)

Leader’s Dialogue Audio posted:  In January 2014, Dr Susan Porter and Christopher Roach (GSS president) hosted a leader’s dialogue with the following panelists: Stephen J. Toope, President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC Louise Nasmith, Principal, UBC College of Health Disciplines Arvind Gupta, CEO & Scientific Director of Mitacs and a professor of Computer Science at UBC […]

Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS.ti – Introductory Workshop – May 23-24

On May 23 and 24 there will be a two day workshop on the ATLAS.ti  qualitative data analysis software [see attached posters].  The workshop will be held in the Terrace Lab at SLAIS. Information on the software is available here: There may be a few free registrations available to SLAIS students. If interested, please […]

Deadline Approaching – ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (April 28th)

One week remains until the deadline for applications for the ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW). The IRDW programs a generous suite of financial and developmental benefits to students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in support of MLIS education. The goal of the program is to recruit diverse students into careers […]

Reminder – ASIST Deadlines Approaching

Connecting Collections, Cultures, and Communities 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting October 31- November 4, 2014, Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA The Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology is the premier international conference dedicated to the study of information, people, and technology in contemporary society. The ASIS&T AM gathers leading scholars and practitioners […]

Call for Volunteers: CLA 2014 Conference , May 28-31 extended to April 18

The CLA 2014 conference will be held in Victoria from May 28-31, 2014. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet new people, network with the library community, visit with old friends, and contribute to the success of the 2014 CLA Library Conference. Volunteers are needed to make this conference a success. Positions include Registration Desk, Hospitality […]

Reminder: Deadline for SLAIS Award Applicants – Today, April 15!

The deadline for SLAIS Continuing and Graduating Awards is coming up on April 15th. Several of the awards are contingent upon an application letter to the SLAIS Director, which can be sent to Connie Wintels, the iSchool Administrative Assistant, at . Letters should be addressed to Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite. Students are encouraged to apply! […]

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