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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!

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 […]

Online Information Session – May 3, 2017 Join us in January 2018! Find out more about our MLIS/DUAL programs on Wednesday May 3rd - 10am - 11am PT