MAS students win best poster at International Conference on Cloud Security Management!

Congratulations to Weimei Pan, Georgia Barloura, and Joy Rowe who won the best poster competition at ICCSM 2013 in Seattle, WA, October 17-18, 2013 for their poster “Records in the Cloud – Profile of Cloud Computing Users”. Corinne Rogers (PhD) and Valerie Leveille (MAS and MLIS) also presented their paper and poster (written with Dan […]

Luciana Duranti a keynote speaker at International Conference on Cloud Security Management (ICCSM 2013)

Luciana Duranti was a featured keynote speaker at the International Conference on Cloud Security Management, held in Seattle WA October 17-18, 2013. She joined luminaries in the field of cloud security management, including Howard Schmidt,past cyber-security coordinator of the Obama administrationand renowned expert on cyber security, and Jim Reavis, co-founder and Executive Director of the […]

January 2014 WISE Courses [All Students]

Rob Capra on Augmenting Web Search Surrogates With Images: Does It Help to Add Images To Web Search Results? [All Students]

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at University of British Columbia, is pleased to welcome Rob Capra, Assistant Professor, School of Information Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as the next speaker in our 2013-14 Colloquium Series.  He is speaking Wednesday, October 2nd, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 […]

UBC’s Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Presents JonArno Lawson

A Talk from the Bottom of the Box: Reflections of an Award-winning Poet for Youth Wednesday, September 25, 12:00 – 1:00 pm The Dodson Room, Room 302 Chapman Learning Commons, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, UBC      

SLAIS professor and SLAIS students and alumni publish book [All Students]

Judith Saltman and five SLAIS students and alumni, Dan Gillean, Jamie McCarthy, Myron Groover, Justin Unrau, and Rachel Balko, have authored The Canada IFLA Adventure: 85 Years of Canadian Participation in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, 1927 to 2012. Published by the Canadian Library Association in July 2013, and launched at the […]

iSchool PhD Student Receives Holmes Travel Award from SAA [All Students]

Rachel (Weimei) Pan, a first-year doctoral student in the Archives Studies PhD Program was recently named the 2013 recipient of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Travel Award from the Society of American Archivists. The award will be presented at a ceremony during the Council of State Archivists and SAA Joint Annual Meeting in New Orleans, August […]

MACL Candidate Receives Chocolate Lily Award [All Students]

MACL candidate Cynthia Nugent has received a Chocolate Lily Award for her illustrations in the book, I Want to Go To the Moon (Simply Read Books, 2011). Cynthia and author Tom Saunders were co-recipients of the award for their book, which was featured in the Picture Book category. The Chocolate Lily Awards honour BC authors […]

Degrees Conferred on 71 Graduates [All Students]

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The iSchool at The University of British Columbia, is pleased to congratulate 71 graduates being conferred their degrees as part of the 2013 Spring Congregation Ceremonies. Degrees are being conferred on 55 Master of Library and Information Studies graduates, 8 Master of Archival Studies graduates, 6 graduates […]

Congratulations to MACL Students Stephanie Dror, Aline Frederico, Megan Harrison, Yash Kesanakurthy and Cynthia Nugent [All Students]

Congratulations to five MACL students who have had papers or posters accepted at upcoming peer-reviewed conferences. Stephanie Dror’s paper, “Katniss as Environmental Champion: Reading Nature as a Game Space in The Hunger Games,” has been accepted at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA 2013), taking place in San Diego this November. Megan […]

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