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ACA Symposium 2015

Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) at UBC student chapter conference.

Winter Intersession Special Topics Course – Clarion University

The Department of Library Science at Clarion University is offering a winter intersession special topics three credit class (Dec. 15, 2014-Jan. 14, 2015) entitled #Linked Big Data. The focus of the course centers on the library’s role in shaping how big data can be organized, structured, and linked via semantic web technologies. The nature and […]

ALA Accreditation Process Update

The Master of Library of Information Studies program at UBC is accredited by the American Library Association as of January 1, 2017.

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations! 26 SLAIS students who had their degrees conferred in September 2014 and November 2014 (13 MLIS, 4 MAS, 2 MASLIS, and 7 MA in Children’s Literature).

Dodson Visiting Professor of Indigenous Information Studies

Dodson Visiting Professor of Indigenous Information Studies

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), is pleased to invite applications for the Dodson Visiting Professorship, named in honour of Suzanne and Earl Dodson. Located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people in Vancouver, Canada, UBC holds an international reputation for excellence in research, teaching and learning.

SLAIS MLIS Student Member of Winning Team in ASIS&T Design Competition

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 […]

UBC iSchool at ASIS&T

UBC iSchool will be well represented at the 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington from October 31st – November 5th as a number of UBC faculty and students will be attending and participating in the event.

iSchool Doctoral Candidate wins SSHRC Award

We are happy to be able to announce that Doctoral Candidate Jessica Bushey has been awarded a two year SSHRC grant to support her research on the Trustworthiness of Digital Photographs accessed and stored in Social Media Platforms.

Ronald Jobe Scholarship in Children’s Literature Winner

Congratulations to Bonnie Tulloch the 2014 winner of the Ronald Jobe Scholarship in Children’s Literature

National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program for recent MLS graduates and librarians early in their career.