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UBC iSchool Peer Advisor GAA Position

UBC iSchool Peer Advisor GAA Position

Continuing full-time students are invited to apply to a part-time iSchool Peer Advisor (graduate academic assistant) position for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Subjects from the Margins: GAA opportunity for UBC iSchool students

Subjects from the Margins: GAA opportunity for UBC iSchool students

Dr. Julia Bullard is looking for a Graduate Academic Assistant to work on the SSHRC-funded research project “Subject description from the margins: Indigenous and Canadian scholarship”

UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall

UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall

Students are invited to join this student-focused Town Hall to engage in conversation with faculty, staff and LASSA presidents and address any questions or concerns.

Students Isabel Carlin and Hikaru Ikeda awarded 2021 ALA Spectrum Scholarships

Students Isabel Carlin and Hikaru Ikeda awarded 2021 ALA Spectrum Scholarships

The Spectrum Scholarship is designed to address the specific issue of the under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession.

INSIGHTS Newsletter Vol. 3

INSIGHTS Newsletter Vol. 3

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of the INSIGHTS Newsletter is now available on our website. Download your digital copy here.

Doctoral student Brian M. Watson receives LINCS Grant

Doctoral student Brian M. Watson receives LINCS Grant

The grant will support the further development of their project HistSex, an open-access resource for information on the history of sexuality.

Checking our Online Behaviour for Digital Blackface

Checking our Online Behaviour for Digital Blackface

In this Digital Tattoo blog post, MLIS student Estelle Frank explains what digital blackface is and its pervasiveness on social media.

Our Own Labels: GAA opportunity for UBC iSchool students

Our Own Labels: GAA opportunity for UBC iSchool students

Dr. Julia Bullard is looking for two Graduate Academic Assistants to work on the SSHRC-funded research project “Our Own Labels: Representation in Catalogue Records”

Call for Applications: Teaching Assistant for INFO 250

Call for Applications: Teaching Assistant for INFO 250

UBC iSchool is looking for a Graduate Teaching Assistant for INFO 250: Networks, Crowds, and Communities in 2022 Winter Term 2. The application deadline is Thursday, July 15.

MLIS alumna Rina Hadziev will be BCLA’s next Executive Director

MLIS alumna Rina Hadziev will be BCLA’s next Executive Director

Rina Hadziev (MLIS ’00) will begin her new role as Executive Director for the British Columbia Library Association on July 19, 2021.