Professional Development

MAGIC-GRAND I3 (Idea, Innovation and Inaugurate) Challenge

The Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre, UBC in association with GRAND NCE is excited to welcome applicants  to compete in the second MAGIC-GRAND I3 (idea, innovation and inaugurate) challenge. At our first challenge in September, seven teams competed from a range of faculties with a range of ideas and projects. Of those selected one has applied […]

Graduate Pathways to Success

Canada Graduate Scholarships Webinar Recording + Space in Getting the Interview There is still space available in this Friday’s session: Getting the Interview-How to Make Your Application Stand Out (@BC Cancer Agency, 10th Ave and Ash St) Friday, November 21st 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM To register, visit Did you miss the Canada Graduate […]

Koerner Library Monthly Workshops December 2014

 Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot! Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about […]

“Food in Transit” A talk with Robert Sung, Culinary Educator

Please join us for a talk sponsored by Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library “Food in Transit” A talk with Robert Sung, culinary educator Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12 p.m. Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre University of British Columbia A veteran of the food and hospitality industry with a passion for […]

81st IFLA Congress, 15–21 August, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa

Students of Library and Information Science (LIS) are invited to take part in the upcoming 81st IFLA Congress, 15–21 August, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa <> with a paper presentation. The Calls for Papers <> have already started, but more will follow soon. The IFLA/ekz LIS Student Paper Award <> will honor students of Library […]

Travel Grant Opportunity: Apply for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association’s Annual Meeting

Would you like to learn more about music librarianship and management of music collections?  The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association (PNWMLA) invites you to apply for our inaugural travel grant to attend our annual meeting in Eugene, Oregon May 8-9.  This grant is open to first-time-attendees of a PNWMLA annual meeting.  Graduate students in […]

Announcing the 5th Annual ASIS&T Student Design Competition

Join other students in a fun and challenging  information system design competition to develop and present plans for a creative and innovative information system in response to a design challenge. The kick-off meeting will be held on Sunday, November 2, at 8:00pm. We will form design teams, review the procedures, and present the challenge. You […]

2015 ALA Midwinter Offering – LLAMA Career Institute Focuses on Project Management Skills

2015 LLAMA CAREER INSTITUTE PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR LIBRARIANS FINAL PRESS RELEASE – 20 October 2014 Congratulations! Your boss has just handed you a new project. What do you do now? LLAMA will present the third LLAMA Career Institute – entitled Project Management for Librarians: Planning for Success – on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 9 […]

The Association of Architecture School Librarians

Building on the core concepts of this year’s ACSA theme, The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center, the Conference Planning Committee has been working hard to developa suite of programs, tours, talks, and social events designed to address AASL members’ interests. In addition to hearing from local experts about the architecture of Toronto, attendees will […]

Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

Diamond Jubilee Letter Diamond Jubilee Letter of Intent Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to increase support for student learning, international engagement and student accessibility at UBC. The Association of University Colleges of Canada (AUCC) has announced the launch of the call for proposals for the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee […]

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