Important Announcements

Study abroad with LIS British Studies 2015

How would you like to spend a month in beautiful London, England, while earning graduate course credits? If yes, then come along with us next July on British Studies 2015, a month-long study abroad program hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), for on-site lectures and guided tours […]

Second MAGIC I3 (Idea, Innovation and Inaugurate) Challenge

The Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre, UBC is excited to welcome applicants to compete in the second MAGIC I3 (idea, innovation and inaugurate) challenge. At our first challenge in September, seven teams competed from a number of faculties with a range of ideas and projects. Of those selected, one has applied to be admitted into […]

Letter from the Director: US Direct Loan Funding Affecting US Students at the iSchool at UBC

We at the iSchool are all greatly disturbed by the sudden and unexpected withdrawal of the Direct Loan funding source for US students. We know this affects a number of you and we have been working with UBC’s Enrolment Services to clarify the issue as well as explore ways to support our students.

Information for Graduating Students

Information for all Graduate Students that are hoping to have their degree granted in February 2015 and May 2015.

Visual Analytics workshops offered at UBC in Spring 2015

The Spring series of visual analytics workshops are starting from January 2015 at UBC. Any student or postdoc interested in the field of analytics may participate in these workshops. • Information + registration: If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at

ACA@UBC’s Seminars and Symposium Website

Early bird registration is now open for the ACA@UBC’s 7th annual seminars and symposium: Professional Education and Archives: What Does the Future Require? held from February 11-13, 2015 at UBC. Read about the speakers, view schedules, register, and submit questions for panels via the website:

New Frontiers Submission Deadline Extended

NEW FRONTIERS GRADUATE HISTORY CONFERENCE York University, Toronto February 19-21, 2015 Call for Papers Submission Deadline Extended to December 20, 2014 We are seeking proposals for the nineteenth annual New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference. We encourage papers from a wide range of national, regional, thematic and methodological backgrounds. New Frontiers is an excellent […]

SAVE-the-DATE! True North Science Boot Camp 2015 coming to UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, May 25-27

The 2nd Annual True North Science Boot Camp for Librarians is moving to Kelowna, BC, Canada! – the heart of wine-country in Western Canada – and while we are still busy sorting all the details and adding them to the website, we want to make sure you block these dates off in your calendar so […]

Call for Proposals: CLA 2015 Conference, Privacy and Security – Are you open to the public?

Deadline for submissions: December 19, 2014 Theme The Canadian Library Association and the 2015 Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit proposals for the 70th CLA National Conference and Trade Show, which is taking place in Ottawa, ON from June 3 – 6, 2015. This year’s conference theme is Privacy and Security – Are you […]

Call for Volunteers – Indigenous Special Issue of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly

Dear iSchool students, As Guest Editors of the Indigenous Special Issue of Cataloging & Classification (CCQ), we are recruiting volunteers to vet manuscripts in preparation for publication Spring 2015. The original call for papers is available at We expect receipt of final draft manuscripts between Dec 8, 2014 – Jan 30, 2015. The volunteer […]

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