Important Announcements

Reminder of Open Professional Experiences (MAS, MLIS and Dual Students)

Those of you considering your options for next term might want to review the many professional experience projects we have open. See current opportunities at These are excellent options for those nearing graduation, seeking networking and career exploration options, and looking for more material for the resume. If you are interested in seeing project […]

News for All Students

from Michelle Mallette, Student Services Coordinator Happy holidays to all of you as your wrap up your courses, practicum and other activities. I’m using this forum to let you all know that I have accepted another position at UBC and will be leaving the School as of January 11. It’s been an absolute pleasure getting […]

GPS January Schedule (All Students)

The following workshops and information sessions will take place in January 2013.  Registration for each session will open the Monday prior to the session, unless noted. Thursday, January 10th: Resume and Cover Letter Clinic (registration opens Wednesday, Jan 2nd) Thursday, January 10th: New Graduate Student Orientation (Information available at; Registration now open at […]

BC on Comics and the Multimodal World (MLIS, Dual, MACL)

Topic areas include: – Comics and Internationalism – Comics and Digital Culture – Multimodal Narrative and First Nations/Aboriginal Cultures – Comics, Information Design, and Alternative Literacies More information provided through the website below

NASIG 2013 Grants, Awards, and Scholarships Open For Applicants (All Students)

The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for its 2013 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 2013 Annual Conference being held in Buffalo, New York, June 6-9, 2013.  Established in 1985, NASIG is an international organization committed to promoting communication and sharing […]

Award For MACL Student (All Students)

Manuscript for a children’s novel written by MACL student Laura Quintana Crellis has won honourable mention in the 2012 Latin American Literature Prize for Children, a contest organized by the Latin American Academy and the Peruvian Academy of Literature for Children and Youth.

Student Article Published in CLA Journal Feliciter (MLIS, Dual)

Sabrina Wong, MLIS, has published an article, “Shared Print, Shared Knowledge,” in the CLA journal Feliciter (December 2012)

GPS Events This Week – December 4 to 6 (All Students)

There is still space available for this week’s Thursday workshop by the Office of Research Ethics: Human Research Ethics for Behavioural and Social Sciences Thursday, December 6, 2012 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Through an overview of the evolution of international and national ethics codes and guidelines, ethical principles and hands-on case studies, participants […]

Published In Winter 2013 BCLA Children’s and Young Adult YAACING Newsletter (MLIS, Dual)

Congratulations to SLAIS student Elizabeth Bell, Lindsey Krabbenhoft, Megan Harris, Dana Horrocks and Stephanie Gauvin, who have had SLAIS assignments for different classes published in the Winter 2013 BCLA children’s and young adult section newsletter, YAACING.  

Award of SLAIS Doctoral Travel Funding

Congratulations to the following SLAIS doctoral students who have been awarded travel funds for past or pending conferences which fall in the current funding year (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). They are (in order of conferences): Sherry Xie (presented at ICA in Australia in August, 2012) Donald Force (presented at ARMA in Chicago […]

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