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Congratulations Graduates! Congratulations! 26 SLAIS students who had their degrees conferred in September 2014 and November 2014 (13 MLIS, 4 MAS, 2 MASLIS, and 7 MA in Children's Literature).

SLAIS MLIS Student Member of Winning Team in ASIS&T Design Competition In the Student Design Competition, Team Disaster Box, featuring iSchool MLIS student Krista Parham, with Kenyon Crowley, and Zachary Frazier took First Prize. Prompted with designing for information needs in crisis, this team presented a concept for a decentralized, resilient, parallel Internet network with an integrated social media platform to be deployed in the event […]

UBC iSchool at ASIS&T UBC iSchool will be well represented at the 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington from October 31st - November 5th as a number of UBC faculty and students will be attending and participating in the event.

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