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By debralem on Dec 19, 2014
The Canadian Association of Music Libraries’ annual conference is June 3-5, 2015. Information about the Call for Papers, along with awards for first time attenders and first time presenters, can be found on our new website (which is still in beta): http://126.96.36.199/drupal7/content/call-papers-2015
By debralem on Dec 18, 2014
The Library of Congress, Office of Strategic Initiatives and the Institute of Museum and Library Services are pleased to announce the official open call for applications for the 2015 National Digital Stewardship Residency, to be held in the Washington, D.C. area. Interested candidates may apply to the program now through January 30, 2015. To apply, […]
By debralem on Dec 2, 2014
Just a quick reminder…the British Columbia Library Association and the Conference Planning Committee invite you to submit proposals for the 2015 BC Library Conference taking place in Richmond, BC from May 20th to 22nd 2015. THERE ARE ONLY EIGHT DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL!!! Please submit your proposal before noon on Wednesday December 10th. […]
By debralem on Nov 19, 2014
Dr. Robert B. Gibbs, Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, will give a talk: “Ideas of the future university” on Monday December 1, 2014 from 4:00 to 5:00pm in the Multipurpose Room of the Liu Institute for Global Issues. To see poster, go to: RobertGibbs_GuestLecturerPoster
By arachnaa on Nov 14, 2014
In the Student Design Competition, Team Disaster Box, featuring iSchool MLIS student Krista Parham, with Kenyon Crowley, and Zachary Frazier took First Prize. Prompted with designing for information needs in crisis, this team presented a concept for a decentralized, resilient, parallel Internet network with an integrated social media platform to be deployed in the event […]
By peterwds on Nov 14, 2014
Since the 1950s debate has raged about the impact of new technologies on print culture in the broadest sense and on the publishing industry, libraries, and archives in particular. Succinctly put, “The Death of the Book” has been both proclaimed and denied. Meanwhile, notions of what constitutes a library or an archive have been challenged […]
By peterwds on Oct 30, 2014
UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014, is a week dedicated to building and celebrating the positive mental health of UBC faculty, staff and students.
By peterwds on Oct 29, 2014
As part of the Influenza Immunization Program, UBC will offer free influenza vaccinations (flu shots) for UBC staff, faculty and students throughout November. Clinics will be held at convenient locations/times across UBC Vancouver (Point Grey) Campus from November 4-27. Vaccinations will be available while supplies last. Please take the time to learn more and register […]
By peterwds on Oct 23, 2014
Congratulations to SLAIS alumna and Vancouver Public Library Children’s Librarians Dana Horrocks and Lindsey Krabbenhoft for having their Jbrary website and videos featured on the FUSE#8 blog which is hosted by School Library Journal and written by Elizabeth Bird of the New York Public Library. Jbrary, which Dana and Lindsey started when they were SLAIS […]
By arachnaa on Oct 9, 2014
Congratulations to Luke McLeod winner of the Vivian Schmidt Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship.