iSchool Doctoral Candidate wins SSHRC Award We are happy to be able to announce that Doctoral Candidate Jessica Bushey has been awarded a two year SSHRC grant to support her research on the Trustworthiness of Digital Photographs accessed and stored in Social Media Platforms.

Ronald Jobe Scholarship in Children’s Literature Winner Congratulations to Bonnie Tulloch the 2014 winner of the Ronald Jobe Scholarship in Children's Literature

National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program for recent MLS graduates and librarians early in their career.

Vivian Schmidt Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship Congratulations to Luke McLeod winner of the Vivian Schmidt Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship.

Congratulations: Think out of the Box Award Winners Congratulations to our 2014 Think out of the Box Award Winners! Katheryn Chandler and Eng Sengsavang.

Brown Bag Lunch: Panel on doctoral program experience after the MACL Program Event: Panel of five Master of Arts in Children’s Literature alumni who have gone on to doctoral programs in children’s literature/ media/ and education-related areas – at UBC, at Simon Fraser University, and in England: Place: Ike Barber Learning Centre, Room 461 Date: Thursday, November 13th from 12 to 1 pm Bring your lunch

Lecture Series: BC Treaty-Making in the Twenty-First Century A history of the treaty process between the BC governments and First Nations in the 21st Century by one of Canada’s leading historians and 2014 Killam Prize Winner Jim Miller. When: October 20th, 2014 Time: 4:00 pm Where: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre IBLC 182 Jim Miller Killam Laureate talk announcement Oct 20 2014 final

MACL Theses Roundup: Congrats to Recent Defenders! January to September 2014 saw a large number of Master of Arts in Children’s Literature students successfully defend their theses.

Fall 2014 Colloquim Series – Talk by Jennifer Preece Citizen Science: Information, Technology and People By Dr. Jennifer Preece Professor and Dean, University of Maryland Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

MLIS Alumna Receives 2014 Robert Munsch Award Congratulations to Nadine Lincoln, MLIS '14, who is the recipient of the 2014 Robert Munsch Award, for her paper "Spunky Female Protagonists in Munsch Narratives."