Important Announcements

Congratulations iSchool’s Student to CLA Award Winner Nicole Askin

We are pleased to announce this year’s iSchool’s Student to CLA award winner: Nicole Askin. Congratulations, Nicole! The Student to CLA award is co-sponsored by CLA and the iSchool@UBC and is intended to enable a student to attend the annual CLA Conference. This year’s conference will be held in Ottawa in early June. Participating students […]

ARMA VI’s Annual Nanaimo Conference is April 20, 2015 – Register Now

Click on link to see poster: ARMA Vancouver Island Nanaimo Conference 2015 Hi, ARMA Vancouver Island’s main event of the year is coming soon, a one day conference in Nanaimo, BC on Monday April 20, 2015. Just four weeks away! Register now (link) and please share this invitation with your colleagues on the Island, Mainland […]

Today in history: NATO launches its First Satellite

Today marks the 45th Anniversary of NATO’s first communications satellite, launched on March 20th 1970 from Cape Kennedy in the US (PR/CP(70)2). A total of 8 NATO satellites were launched and operated for over 40 years, until 2004 when NATO began using with British, French and Italian owned satellites for secure communications. Find these Press […]

BC Library Conference now open for registration!

Welcome to the BC Library Conference! We have now opened registration and have published the conference program! This year’s conference theme is Creative Communities. Five streams were chosen to help describe the conference content and support the theme: access, evidence, activism, place, and work. We believe the streams are areas of shared and necessary interest […]

Reminder: Summer Image Management Institute (SEI)

This is a reminder that registration is currently open for SEI 2015.To sign up, please visit the SEI website: In its twelfth year as a joint program between the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF), SEI 2105 will be held at the University of Illinois in […]

DMIL (Military Libraries Division of SLA) Student Liaison Coordinator Update 02272015

Job Search Training 1. Job Search Workshop, Join in 3/21! — Residencies 2. National Digital Stewardship Residency Programs in Boston and New York. Deadline Friday, May 8th, 2015 — 3. Information Resources Center Intern Needed (Spring 2015). Available now. — 4. OCLC Research Diversity Fellow Position. Open until filled. — 5. […]

Please Respond To a Quick Survey For ALA-NMRT

Greetings! As a part of the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2015 Emerging Leaders Program, we are conducting a short survey regarding publication needs and opportunities for students and new professionals, specifically targeting ALA New Member Round Table’s (NMRT) newsletter, Footnotes, and peer-reviewed journal, Endnotes. We would greatly appreciate your feedback to guide our enhancement of […]

Exploring The Meaning Of The ‘The Public Domain’ From The Juridical, Individual And Temporal Perspectives

The meaning of The Public Domain is central to many aspects of the information age, including the proper working of open government, where it informs the review of public records and handling of personal data in archives; the security of individuals’ personal data; and the commercial interests of an increasingly data-driven economy. It is also […]

WISE Information For Students

Registration for the 2015 Summer session WISE courses opens Monday, March 2, 2015. Information on the available courses can be found here: General information on WISE can be found here: It is possible additional WISE courses will be added later. Currently five courses are listed that have been approved for qualified SLAIS students. […]

Africa Global Health

Dear Students: Are you interested in Africa Global Health? Ebola, AIDs, monkey pox, Rift Valley fever, Malaria, penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumonia, Burkett’s Lymphoma, and epidemics of Type 2 diabetes. In the past decade Africa has been been the center of much of global health because of these and many other issues. To be a health professional […]

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