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iSchool ACA UBC Student Chapter wins AMS Best Executive Team Award! Congratulations to the Executive Team of the Association of Canadian Archivists - UBC Student Chapter on their AMS 2017 Club Award - Best Executive Team! Excellent Work!

University of British Columbia Alumnus Wins National Award See full article: http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/02/mcelroy-and-pagowsky-receive-2017-acrl-instruction-section-ilene-f-rockman McElroy and Pagowsky receive 2017 ACRL Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award CHICAGO – Kelly McElroy, student engagement and community outreach librarian at Oregon State University, and Nicole Pagowsky, associate librarian and instruction coordinator in the Research and Learning Department at the University of Arizona, have been […]

We are extending our September 2017 admissions period This is understandably a difficult time for many prospective students due to the Executive Order issued in the U.S., and the administration at the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the School of Library, Archival and Information studies (SLAIS, the iSchool@UBC) would like to extend our admissions deadlines to accommodate any of those who may have been affected.

Applications Open February 15th for our January 2018 Intake Join us in beautiful Vancouver, BC Canada in January 2018 in our accredited MLIS or DUAL MASLIS degree program! We welcome ALL applicants!

SLAIS, the iSchool@UBC – Full ALA Accreditation for the MLIS As of January 2017, the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree is Fully Accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

UBC’s What are you working on? featuring Eric Meyers Eric Meyers incorporates his research on youth programming, learning spaces and technology focused curricula into his teaching at The iSchool@UBC.

9th Annual ACA@UBC Symposium Registration Open!

Research Day 2017 – Information, Social Media, and Well-Being Friday, March 10th, 2017 The Golden Jubilee Room (4th floor, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) We are pleased to announce that the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at UBC, will hold its 7th Annual Research Day on Friday, March 10th, 2017, in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Golden Jubilee Room. […]

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 […]