Important Announcements

Upcoming Office Staff Changes

To all students, As a new term begins at the school, you may notice some personnel changes in the iSchool office in the coming weeks. Dan Slessor, Student Services Coordinator, has taken on a new position outside of UBC and will be leaving his current position with the iSchool at the end of September. His […]

December Practicum / Winter Internship Application Deadlines

LIBR 595 – Practicum (0 credits) [MLIS, Dual Students] Students interested in applying for a Practicum this upcoming December (December 1 – December 12) must send an application to the iSchool Student Services Coordinator by Monday, September 15. The Practicum is an optional two-week full-time placement usually completed at the end of your second term […]

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Posting Extended [MLIS, Dual Students]

Attention MLIS and Dual students, one of the current postings at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre has been extended until September 2. They have not received as much interest in the posting as they had hoped. This is a great chance to get some great work experience in a convenient location. The original posting […]

New iSchool Website

Hi all, In anticipation of the new school year, the school has launched a new website. The URL is the same. Please take some time to get familiar with the new site. All of the pertinent information from the old site has been transitioned over to the new website, but it will likely not be in […]

SLAIS Labs Maintenance

Both SLAIS labs will be unavailable [as will printing] at various times from Saturday, August 23 to Tuesday, August 26.  If you choose to use the labs during this period it is possible you may have to leave at some point to allow regular lab maintenance to go forward. Thank you for your understanding and […]

Museum of Anthropology Looking for Student Librarian

Hi all, This is just a reminder that the Audrey and Harry Hawthorne Library & Archives is looking for a student librarian for the 2014-15 Winter Term. The deadline for applications is tomorrow and as of yet there have not been any applications. Full details for the posting can be found here:    

SLAIS Looking for Student “Models”

Hi all, The iSchool is in the midst of transitioning to a new website with support from the UBC Faculty of Arts. As part of the project, the Faculty of Arts has provided us with a professional photographer to take some pictures around our space throughout the latter part of August. We are looking for […]

New 1-Credit course in Term 1 (September – December) [MLIS, Dual Students]

LIBR 539I: Business Online Research is a hands-on course in learning online research techniques. Factiva, Lexis Nexis, Thomson ONE are few of the examples of sources covered in this course. Common business terminologies will be covered. Although geared towards business research, the techniques are relevant to non-business applications. The course would be useful for students […]

Experiential Learning Postings [MAS, MLIS, Dual Students]

Hi all, I just want to remind everyone of some exciting placement opportunities that have recently been posted to the iSchool blog. Get experience while earning academic credit! Here’s are some current exciting postings: UBC Learning Exchange: Community engagement and collection development/curation in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. Vancouver Sun: Conduct research and create a digital […]

Notification – filming activity in the SLAIS Office – Monday, June 30 (5-7pm)

Dear all, I would like to inform you that there will be filming on Monday, June 30th from approximately 5pm – 7pm in the SLAIS office which may hinder access to the office and production staff may request quiet in the surrounding area. Apologies for any inconvenience. Kind Regards, Veronika  

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