I LOVE My Librarian
SLAIS Alumna Elissa Checov, manager of library services at Gwinnett Technical College is one of only 10 librarians in the US to win the I Love My Librarian award in 2016!
Keeping it REAL 2016
On Friday November 18, the Keeping it REAL – Research in Academic Libraries event took place at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – http://emefie2.wixsite.com/real The event was an outstanding success. Organized by Dr. Heather O’Brien (UBC iSchool), Holly Hendrigan (Simon Fraser University), Erin Fields and Jo-Anne Naslund (University of British Columbia Library), Christine Walde (University of […]
Blockchain Technology for Recordkeeping: Help or Hype?
Date: Monday, October 3, 2016 6:00 PM Location: Decentral, 436 W Pender Street, Vancouver BC Dr. Victoria Lemieux, Associate Professor of Archival Science at the University of British Columbia, and Steve Thompson, will present their research on “Blockchain Technology for Recordkeeping: Help or Hype?”. The talk will cover the technoscape, how blockchain technology meets existing recordkeeping standards, the state of […]
Join us for a free FOI workshop!
Click here to download the poster (PDF). FIPA will be celebrating this year’s Right To Know Week by hosting another of our highly-acclaimed workshops on filing Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. Join us in Vancouver on Thursday, September 29 for FOI 101,and learn the basic practical skills needed to start tackling your own FOI projects, as well as tips and strategies on how to […]
iSchool Faculty Tenure Appointments
Please join us in congratulating Doctor Heather O’Brien and Doctor Eric Meyers who begin this academic year as Associate Professors. Both were promoted with tenure during the summer, in recognition of their outstanding research accomplishments, their dedication and service to the iSchool and their academic communities, and their excellent teaching contributions. This is very well […]
Luke McLeod, MLIS recognized for co-op work
Luke McLeod, an Arts Co-op student completing his Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) with the UBC iSchool, was recently recognized for his work as an Information Specialist at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Patent Branch. Luke was awarded for his contribution to the identification and implementation of the Library Discovery Tool, which allows patent examiners to quickly retrieve literature necessary for patent reviews.
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The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for tenure and tenure-track faculty positions with a starting date of July 1, 2017. We seek top candidates at the assistant professor or associate professor level, as well as at the senior level (full […]
Funding has been approved for the Web Dictionary Project. This project will involve creating an open access web dictionary that will serve to guide students in citation practices using examples from students’ own writing and providing professors comments rather than simply listing example citations. Based on data collected from a previous SSHRC project, approximately 200 […]
Students interested in this project should complete the application form, or contact Melissa, email@example.com, and cite project # 2016-55. Please include a resume and cover letter Purpose of the project: Salt Spring Library is looking for a professional experience student to update and expand the content on the library website so that it can better […]
REMINDER: *La version française suit* *Please circulate widely*/*Excuse cross-posting* To see attached, please click on link:capal17_cfp_final_eng Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals (CFP) for CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship. This will be the fourth annual conference of the […]
Happy Holidays, The attached are resources that we hope will be of interest to current and recent LIS students. Please click on link: dmil-military-libraries-division-of-sla-student-update-12062016 Sincerely, Travis Ferrell, DMIL Student Liaison Coordinator
Darien Library (CT) seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join an incredibly dedicated Children’s Department as a full-time Children’s Librarian. This librarian will serve as the Program Coordinator, which plans and manages programming and special events for the Children’s Department. The full job description can be found here: https://www.darienlibrary.org/jobs-childrens-librarian-programs For consideration please send […]
Employment Opportunity: Archivist About the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC), an acclaimed teaching museum, has been dedicated to Holocaust based anti-racism education for more than two decades. The VHEC’s mission is to promote human rights, social justice and genocide awareness through education and remembrance of the Holocaust. A leader in […]