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Summer Institute on Image Management Final Reminder

May 19, 2015

A few slots are still available for SEI 2015.To ensure a place, we recommend registering by May 23: http://seiworkshop.org/registration/ In its twelfth year as a joint program between the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF), SEI 2105 will be held at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign […]

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Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship

May 14, 2015

The Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship in Library Sciencesto. Eligible for any students enrolled in a Library Technician program. The following is the criteria for the award: • Enrolled in a Library Technician program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate of Graduate degree who demonstrates a passion for the library sciences field. • In any year of study at […]

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iSchool Students involved in new UBC Library RBSC Exhibition

May 4, 2015

The exhibit particularly concerns the papal bull of July 20, 1245

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Congratulations Paige Hohmann – Winner of the Theodore Calvin Pease Award

May 1, 2015

Paige Hohmann, MAS/MLIS Candidate has won the Theodore Calvin Pease Award for the paper titled, “On Impartiality and Interrelatedness: Reactions to Jenkinsonian Appraisal in the Twentieth Century.” The award will be presented at the SAA Annual Meeting on Friday, August 21, 8:30 AM – 9:45 A.M., during the second plenary session. Congratulations Paige!

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Congratulations to MACL Faculty Maggie DeVries Winner Sheila Egoff Award

April 27, 2015

SLAIS adjunct faculty member, Maggie deVries received the Sheila Egoff award for children’s and young adult literature last night at the BC Book Prizes Gala in Vancouver. She won for her YA novel Rabbit Ears. See link: http://www.bookcentre.ca/awards/sheila_a_egoff_childrens_literature_prize  

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UBC iSchool announces new Acting Director

April 20, 2015

UBC iSchool is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Luanne Freund as Acting Director, effective July, 2015

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iSchool Students, Faculty at AERA Annual Meeting

April 20, 2015

Two iSchool students and one faculty member were among the presenters at the 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, April 16-20. Elise Gowen, working with Assistant Professor Eric Meyers and Associate Professor Samia Khan (Education), presented the paper “I Learned That Online”: The Internet and the Professional Development of Science […]

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Highlights – 2015 International Conference for Language Documentation and Conservation

April 17, 2015

Thanks to Dr. Lisa Nathan and the iSchool’s FNCC Travel grants I was recently extremely lucky to have the opportunity to attend the 4th annual International Conference for Language Documentation and Conservation. The conference was hosted by the University of Hawaii Manoa, and held at the Ala Moanoa hotel in Honolulu. It wasn’t until I […]

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Association of Research Libraries 2015 CEP Fellow – Cecilia Rose

April 17, 2015

Every year, the Association of Research Libraries offers scholarships to library and archives students of diverse origins to help them enter the field of research and academic librarianship. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the ARL has four different programs: the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce, the SAA Mosaic Program, the […]

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6 Days Left for Early Bird Registration – ISC Conference

April 16, 2015

Early bird conference prices end April 22! Interested in finding out how other indexers manage their businesses? Come to the Indexing Society of Canada’s 2015 conference in beautiful Victoria, BC! The theme of this year conference is The Business of Indexing: Doing it Right. We have sessions on Business Continuity and Disaster Preparedness, Marketing Your […]

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