Important Announcements

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 […]

Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries Promotional Brochure

The Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries (BCAALL) has released a promotional brochure aimed at recruiting more people of color to the law library profession. Please pass this around to anyone who may be interested, including those with ties to any of the library science programs. BCAALL helps to sponsor the George […]

NDSR-DC Deadline Extended to Friday, February 6, 2015

The application deadline for the National Digital Stewardship Residency program in Washington, D.C. has been extended for one week. Applications for the program must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2015 through USAJOBS. The NDSR program was created by the Library of Congress in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library […]

Visual Analytics workshops offered at UBC Spring 2015 – Section 2

A second section is opening up for the Spring series of visual analytics (VA) workshops at UBC. Any student or postdoc interested in the field of analytics may participate in these workshops. • Information + registration (register by February 9!): • More information on what we can offer to students: • More information […]

UBC MOOC – Reconciliation through Indigenous Education, begins January 27

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: Reconciliation through Indigenous Education UBC Faculty of Education MOOC January 27, 2015 | Explore strategies, teaching exemplars, and resources that support the teaching and learning of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, schools and communities. UBC Faculty of Education is delivering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a free 6-week […]

National Digital Stewardship Residency – Applications Due January 30

This is a reminder that the application deadline for the upcoming National Digital Stewardship Residency program in Washington, DC is next Friday, January 30, 2015. All interested applicants should apply through the USAJOBS website, located at Additional information about the program, the hosting organizations and application requirements can be found on the NDSR website. […]

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