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 […]

WSU NDSA Student Chapter’s 3rd Annual Colloquium: Call for Speakers and Poster Submissions

The Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter will be holding its 3rd colloquium, “Putting the Pieces Together: Digital Curation, Preservation, and Metadata”, on Friday, April 24, 2015 in Detroit, MI. We are looking for students, alumni, and professionals to speak or present a poster about any topic related to the skills, tools […]

Bachelor of Computer Science (ICS) second degree – a post-baccalaureate program

BCS is a unique, 20-month, second degree program. It is designed for university graduates possessing a bachelor’s degree in another field who are interested in making a career transition into information technology, or combining their own field with computer science. This program is the only Bachelor of Computer Science program offered in Western Canada. Features: […]

NDSR Washington, D.C. Resident Application Information

We are pleased to announce that application requirements to become a resident for the upcoming Washington, D.C. class of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program are now available on our website, located at The site contains information about how to apply to the program as well as specific requirements. The D.C. residency will […]

SBP 2015 Grand Data Challenge

The Grand Data Challenge of the 2015 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling & Prediction Overview This year’s SBP Grand Challenge problem asks participants to consider the following question, “how can we use publicly available data on the web and elsewhere to find social inequality and to aid the disadvantaged?” From the Arab Spring […]

Grunt Gallery Presents DIG

Grunt Gallery, an artist run centre in Mount Pleasant, presents DIG: an afternoon exploring archives and archival practice in the arts. DIG will feature speakers, an archives tour, and a video screening from the archives, plus coffee, beer, and general good times. More information is available here:

ImagineBC Deadline Approaching

A reminder that the ImagineBC submission deadline is December 19. Watch the video at for inspiration, to learn more about the initiative, and how to submit your idea. You may recall that ImagineBC was launched in September, a partnership of the Irving K Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia Libraries, Simon Fraser University […]

ACA – Call for Student Proposals and Posters

MAS and Dual students are encouraged to start thinking about submitting a proposal for the annual student session at next year’s ACA Conference in Regina (June 11-13, 2015). Students might also want to consider putting in a proposal for the revamped poster session, which will include the opportunity to present a 3-5 minute “lightning” talk […]

Draft Summer 2015 Timetable

Summer 1-credit courses have been added to the draft Summer 2015 timetables. Please note that these timetables are subject to change. Summer Timetable, Term 1 [May/June]: LIBR 522G: First Nations Literature and Other Materials for Children and Young Adults Summer Timetable, Term 2 [July/August]: LIBR 522M Poetry for Children ARST 575F (1) The Digital Photographic […]

Important Curriculum Changes [Continuing MLIS and Dual Students]

The MLIS curriculum is undergoing several significant changes which have been approved by the SLAIS Curriculum Committee and full SLAIS faculty. We will be posting full details on the changes soon, but in the meantime one proposed change will directly impact continuing MLIS and Dual students.

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