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UW Daily Story About the Music is My Life Art Show (All Students)

Former Fulbright Scholar, Jill Woelfer, was featured in The Daily of the University of Washington, an article titled “The Sound of Self-Expression”, a UW Daily story about the Music of My Life art show. Jill acts as project lead within Friends of Homeless Young People, the organization overseeing the project. On May 30, 2013, some […]

Announcing 2012 UBC SLAIS Co-op Students of the Year (All Students)

Arts Coop is pleased to share the winners of this year’s SLAIS Co-op student of the year awards. MAS Co-op Student of the Year: Helen Brown for her S2012 work term at Playwrights Theatre Centre. MLIS Co-op Student of the Year: Danielle Watters Westbrook for her F2011/W2012 work term with the Collections Management & Planning […]

SLAIS Alumna Pam Fairfield Celebration Of Life (All Students)

SLAIS alumna Pam Fairfield, co-editor of YAACING, children’s librarian, and friend to many alumni, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013 after a long bout with cancer. There will be a service and celebration of life at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, in the Great Hall, 5251 Oak Street, this Wednesday, January 30th –  A gathering of […]

Two MLIS Alumni Featured in Parksville Qualicum Beach News Article (All Students)

Two MLIS alumni Eileen Gillette and Janet Dilgatty were featured in the January 10, 2013 article in the Parksville Qualicum Beach News.  “Death of Library Greatly Exaggerated” examines all the services modern libraries offer for public libraries. The technology is improving access which people can now access without going to the physical library. The article […]

Latest SLAISmatters Now as eNewsletter (All Students)

For those who have not seen it, the SLAISmatters newsletter has been converted to an e-newsletter, and we are inviting suggestions for a new name. Click here for the December 2012 edition.  

Inspiring Libraries Summit Reports, Video Now Online (MLIS, Dual)

The iSchool at UBC joined the British Columbia Library Association and Libraries & Literacy, B.C. Ministry of Education, in hosting Changing Times: Inspiring Libraries, a gathering of leaders in library innovation and community engagement in early December. The reports and speeches, including videos of some speakers, have been posted at . Explore the links […]

MACL Faculty, Grad Publish Paper on Québecois YA Lit

Professor Theresa Rogers, a faculty member from UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education and part of the interdisciplinary faculty for the Master of Arts in Children’s Literature, and recent MACL graduate Geneviève Brisson have published “Reading Place: Bodies and Spaces in Québecois Adolescent Literature.” The original paper appears in Children’s Literature in Education “Online […]

Ingrid Parent Interviewed on Changing Library Model

Constantly evolving technology and dramatic changes in student and faculty research habits has forced academic libraries to rethink how they collect, manage information and create knowledge in the digital age. UBC has embarked on a major restructuring of its collections and services, and University Librarian Ingrid Parent, a SLAIS alumna, discusses these changes with UBC […]

Ubyssey Article Examines Library’s Changing Role

UBC’s student newspaper, The Ubyssey, takes a look at how the UBC Library is changing as it transforms into a collaborative learning and research space. The article, “Turning a Page: The Changing Role of the University Library,”  examines a number of issues that are driving the changes, from increasing pressures for study space and a […]

ALA Student Chapter Does Virtual Readout for Banned Books Week

For Banned Books Week 2012, the UBC Student Chapter of the American Library Association created a Virtual Readout of the picture book And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, with illustrations by Henry Cole. Since its publication in 2005, it has regularly made the top 10 list of the most challenged books […]

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