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Congratulations UBC iSchool Fall 2020 graduates!

November 24, 2020

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.

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

November 24, 2020

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

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ACA@UBC First-Year Mentoring Event

November 18, 2020

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.

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MLIS alumnus Chris Stephenson receives 2020 BCLA Intellectual Freedom Award

November 16, 2020

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

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Cataloguing Culture

November 6, 2020

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.

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

October 29, 2020

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

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ALA Connect Live: LIS Student Segment

October 28, 2020

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

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UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall 3.0

October 7, 2020

Students are invited to join our next student-focused Town Hall on Friday, October 23. This is an opportunity to engage with faculty, staff and LASSA presidents and to address any questions or concerns.

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[CANCELLED] Music Librarianship Workshop and Q&A

September 21, 2020

Join us for this presentation to learn more about the Music Library Association and the music librarianship career path.

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BC First Nations Council is moving to Indigenous-developed library system

September 17, 2020

MAS Alumna and Archivist at the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Kat Louro, explains why the Brian Deer classification system better represents the First Nations' worldview.

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