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PhD student Saguna Shankar receives ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

PhD student Saguna Shankar receives ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

The award’s purpose is to foster research in information science by encouraging and assisting doctoral students in the field with their dissertation research.

Congratulations iSchool 2020 graduates!

Congratulations iSchool 2020 graduates!

On Tuesday, June 16, the iSchool hosted its first Virtual Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2020

MAS Student Mya Ballin receives Mosaic Scholarship

MAS Student Mya Ballin receives Mosaic Scholarship

The award, given by the Society of American Archivists, recognizes students who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.

UBC iSchool Black Lives Matter Statement

UBC iSchool Black Lives Matter Statement

Read the full UBC School of Information Black Lives Matter Statement.

BCLA announces BC Library Summer Conference

BCLA announces BC Library Summer Conference

These sessions, while not directly about COVID-19, are meant to provide support through the current crisis and help inform our thinking through the many stages of reimagining, rebuilding, and reinventing our libraries. All sessions are free.

The need for humility in the fight against the climate crisis

The need for humility in the fight against the climate crisis

On this article, Dr. Lisa Nathan discusses how new ways of managing information can address long term societal challenges, including climate change.

UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall

UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall

All UBC iSchool Students are invited to join this online meeting on Friday, May 8, to engage with faculty, staff, LASSA, and G+PS Dean Susan Porter and to address any questions or concerns. RSVP here.

MLIS Student Risa Hatanaka receives Graduate Student CARL Research in Librarianship Grant

MLIS Student Risa Hatanaka receives Graduate Student CARL Research in Librarianship Grant

This award was created to support library school students’ active engagement in structured, evidence-based research, which propose answers to real-world issues.

BC HERN Webinar: Emergency Salvage of Art and Archival Collections

BC HERN Webinar: Emergency Salvage of Art and Archival Collections

Join Professor Tara Fraser on Wednesday, April 29 to learn more about the BC HERN (British Columbia Heritage Emergency Response Network)

‘Residential Schools’ podcast series

‘Residential Schools’ podcast series

Dr. Tricia Logan spoke on Métis experiences for ‘Residential Schools’, a podcast series that aims to commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools, and honour the stories of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Survivors, their families, and communities.