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Dr. Victoria Lemieux co-authors new World Bank publication This book explores the historical development of RTI laws, the factors that drive passage and effective implementation of these laws, the operation of these laws, and the impact these laws have had in different country contexts and sectors.

Dr. Heather O’Brien’s new book explores User Engagement in Digital Media The book will appeal to established and emerging academic and industry researchers looking to pursue research and its challenges.

Dr. Heather O’Brien elected to ASIS&T Board of Directors The Association for Information Science and Technology has elected Dr. Heather O'Brien to serve on the its Board of Directors!

Dr. Luciana Duranti elected next ACA President The Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) has elected SLAIS Professor Luciana Duranti as its next President.

Professor Caroline Haythornthwaite accepts new position at Syracuse iSchool Professor Caroline Haythornthwaite, who served as Director of the iSchool from 2010-2015, has accepted a new position at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. The iSchool benefited a great deal from her leadership and experience in recent years and we are sorry to see her go. We extend our best wishes to Caroline […]

SLAIS faculty member Dr. Victoria Lemieux collaborates with University of Maryland iSchool on Computational Archival Science On April 26-28, the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC) at the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (iSchool) convened a Symposium entitled Finding New Knowledge: Archival Records in the Age of Big Data, featured 52 participants from the UK, Canada, South Africa and the U.S. Among the participants were researchers, students, and representatives from federal agencies, cultural […]

Tristan Triponez Receives Oliver Wendell Holmes Travel Award from the Society of American Archivists Congratulations Tristan! From the Society of American Archivists CHICAGO—Tristan Triponez, a doctoral student in the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia, is the 2016 recipient of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Travel Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award enables international archivists who are training or […]

Applications open for full-time Lecturer at the iSchool SLAIS the iSchool at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position for a 1-year term appointment

Indigitization Futures Forum Indigitization Futures Forum June 10-12, 2016 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC You’ve digitized vital community knowledge, but now do you wonder what’s next in both managing and providing culturally appropriate access going forward? The Indigitization Futures Forum brings together past participants with others concerned with the management of Indigenous Knowledge in communities. Through panel […]

Dr. Lisa Nathan to collaborate on Knowledge Synthesis Grant Dr. Nathan is a collaborator on the Knowledge Synthesis project, Ethnoscape: Digital Heritage Access for Language and Culture in First Nations Communities