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FNCC Open House

FNCC Open House

Join the first FNCC Open House this Thursday, January 14, to learn more about Indigenous-oriented information organizations and the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC).

GAA positions available at the UBC iSchool

GAA positions available at the UBC iSchool

The School has two part-time GAA employment opportunities available for iSchool students.

Congratulations UBC iSchool Fall 2020 graduates!

Congratulations UBC iSchool Fall 2020 graduates!

The iSchool hosted its second Virtual Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday, November 24. Faculty and staff, students, families, and friends joined this online gathering to celebrate our graduates.

Dr. Heather O’Brien named Leader in Open Learning at UBC

Dr. Heather O’Brien named Leader in Open Learning at UBC

This distinction recognizes UBC faculty and staff members and their efforts to support affordable and inclusive access to learning materials.

UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall 4.0

UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall 4.0

Students are invited to join our next student-focused Town Hall on Friday, December 11. This is an opportunity to engage with faculty, staff and LASSA presidents and to address any questions or concerns.

Concept of teamwork: Close-Up of hands business team showing unity with putting their hands together.

ACA@UBC First-Year Mentoring Event

This Friday, November 20, join this session for first-year students and connect with other iSchool students to hear their experiences and answer any questions you may have.

MLIS alumnus Chris Stephenson receives 2020 BCLA Intellectual Freedom Award

MLIS alumnus Chris Stephenson receives 2020 BCLA Intellectual Freedom Award

This award recognizes their work and efforts in organizing the first Drag Queen Story Time at the Okanagan Regional Library’s downtown Kelowna branch.

Cataloguing Culture

Cataloguing Culture

Dr. Turner’s new book examines how colonialism operates in museum bureaucracies and how categories were applied to ethnographic material culture and became routine throughout federal collecting institutions.

Dr. Abdul-Mageed receives CFI grants for Deep Learning Research Infrastructure

Dr. Abdul-Mageed receives CFI grants for Deep Learning Research Infrastructure

These CFI funds provide researchers with the highly specialized infrastructure they need to be leaders in their field.

ALA Connect Live: LIS Student Segment

ALA Connect Live: LIS Student Segment

Join ALA for a town hall inspired conversation focused on library students and the employment outlook in various library settings and roles.