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6 Days Left for Early Bird Registration – ISC Conference

April 16, 2015

Early bird conference prices end April 22! Interested in finding out how other indexers manage their businesses? Come to the Indexing Society of Canada’s 2015 conference in beautiful Victoria, BC! The theme of this year conference is The Business of Indexing: Doing it Right. We have sessions on Business Continuity and Disaster Preparedness, Marketing Your […]

 

Indexing Opportuntity

April 10, 2015

An opportunity for your students and faculty who are interested in learning more about indexing. The American Society for Indexing will be holding its annual conference in Seattle, Washington, starting on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, and running through Friday, May 1, 2015. Indexers from throughout the United States and from several other countries will be […]

 

Congratulations iSchool’s Student to CLA Award Winner Nicole Askin

April 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce this year’s iSchool’s Student to CLA award winner: Nicole Askin. Congratulations, Nicole! The Student to CLA award is co-sponsored by CLA and the iSchool@UBC and is intended to enable a student to attend the annual CLA Conference. This year’s conference will be held in Ottawa in early June. Participating students […]

 

Summer Image Management Institute (SEI) places still open

April 7, 2015

Places are still available for the Summer Educational Institute (SEI) for Visual Resources and Image Management. To reserve your place at SEI 2015, please register by the end of April. http://seiworkshop.org/registration/ SEI 2015 will be held at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign from June 9-12, 2015 and is an intensive workshop featuring a curriculum […]

 

Visual Analytics workshops offered at UBC Summer 2015

April 7, 2015

The Summer series of visual analytics (VA) workshops are starting from May at UBC (duration is 6 weeks). Any student or postdoc interested in the field of analytics may become an academic/student VIVA Member and participate in these workshops.   • “VA101” information and registration (register by May 22!): https://www.viva-viva.ca/va101 • Academic/Student VIVA Membership information […]

 

iSchool PhD Candidate Jessica Bushey – Top 25 finalist in the SSHRC Storytellers Challenge

April 1, 2015

Jessica's three minute entry on the Trustworthiness of Digital Photographs in Social Media was selected for the top 25 out of nearly 250 entries across the country.

 

SLAIS end of Term potluck

April 1, 2015

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to join in on Friday, April 10 from 5-7 pm in for a potluck celebrating the hard work we have all put in this term in the SLAIS Lounge. Bring along your own creation or whatever you can pick up. Soft drinks will be provided. Many Thanks to LASSA […]

 

Announcement-CALL webinar

March 30, 2015

The Membership Development Committee (MDC) of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries is putting together a webinar specifically for students on the job hunt. We are looking for students’ burning questions about working in law libraries, building a resume, and/or interviewing tips. The Committee is putting together a panel of hiring managers who will address […]

 

iSchool Director’s Forum

March 30, 2015

All students are invited to the iSchool Director’s Forum on Tuesday March 31 from 11:30 to 12:30. Please note that the location is the Chilcoltin Boardroom (Room 256 in the IKBLC). Students who would like to submit questions ahead of time may drop them off in the question box in the office or send them […]

 

Julie McLeod Dodson Visiting Professor Talk

March 30, 2015

Please find the webcast online for viewing: http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/mcleod/