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Dr. Victoria Lemieux wins outstanding paper at the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence! 'Trusting records: is Blockchain technology the answer?' selected by the Records Management Journal's editorial team as the 2017 Outstanding Paper award winner.

The 2016 Alumni Survey Results are in This year nearly 49% of our graduates who conferred their degrees between September 2015 and May 2016 responded to our alumni survey. Survey responses were gathered from graduates of the MLIS, MAS, and DUAL MASLIS degree programs. Thank you very much to all who participated!

New iSchool Faculty The iSchool at UBC is excited to announce the appointment of two new faculty members to begin July 1, 2017.

Integration Plans Halted The proposed integration of the iSchool, the School of Journalism and the Bachelor of Media Studies program, under consideration for the past year, has been halted.  While the prospect of becoming part of a new School for Media and Information was greeted enthusiastically by faculty and many stakeholders within the iSchool, in the final rounds […]

Admissions Information Session – May 3rd, 2017 Next Session: Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 10am - 11am PT This is your opportunity to find out more about SLAIS the iSchool admissions and our graduate degree programs. Chat with faculty and staff and get your questions answered!

IT in the Library: The Power of Networks | BCLA Connect Just in case you know some folks who might be interested in this. https://bclaconnect.ca/it-in-the-library/

2017 IA Summit: Designing for Humans IA, meet AI. ASIS&T Presents… Can We Create ‘Social’ Machines? Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed Abstract: Artificial Intelligence is accelerating at an unprecedented speed, and as such is poised to play an incredibly greater role in our lives over the next few years. Deep neural networks currently achieve state-of-the-art performance on a very wide range of tasks, from speech recognition and machine […]

1st Annual Experiential Learning Day The iSchool@UBC's 1st Annual Experiential Learning Day will be held on Friday, April 7th, 2017 in the GSS, Thea’s Lounge. RSVP Today!

Summer fellowship available at Princeton: Deadline Imminent The Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of Princeton University Library’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, offers the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for one graduate student each year. This fellowship provides a summer of work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing an archival career and pays $950 per […]

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!