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UBC iSchool participates in international iConference

March 21, 2018

Several UBC iSchool students and faculty are participating in this year's iConference happening next week in the United Kingdom.

 

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iSchool global ranking featured in the Huffington Post

March 13, 2018

The Huffington Post Canada featured an article on Canadian university graduate programs, including the iSchool, recently ranked as the fourth best place in the world to study for library and information management.

 

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Upcoming colloquia with Dr. Susan Parker, UBC’s University Librarian

March 13, 2018

Dr. Susan Parker will be speaking on March 22 as part of the iSchool's Colloquia series.

 

iSchool alum Zoey Peterson shortlisted for BC Book Prize

March 12, 2018

Zoey Leigh Peterson's novel 'Next Year, For Sure,' is a finalist for the 2018 BC Book Prize. Winners will be announced in May.

 

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Meet Ashlynn Prasad: emerging archivist and ARL Mosaic Fellow

March 12, 2018

Ashlynn Prasad is a dual MAS/MLIS gradaute student at the iSchool.

 

Summer program for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technologies at UBC

March 8, 2018

Students interested in blockchain technologies are invited to apply for a summer institute at UBC.

 

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Is ‘Blockchain’ meaningless?

March 7, 2018

iSchool professor Dr. Victoria Lemieux is quoted in a recent article in The Verge discussing bitcoin technology and blockchain.

 

Story about iSchool student and professor published in Library Journal’s InfoDocket

March 6, 2018

A story about iSchool student Carolina Roman Amigo and Professor Richard Arias-Hernandez has been published in InfoDocket.

 

iSchool student and professor collaborate on interactive maps and linked data project

March 1, 2018

Carolina Amigo and Richard Arias-Hernandez worked with UBC Library to enhance photos, maps and texts found in Open Collections.

 

UBC’s iSchool ranked number one in Canada for library and information studies, and fourth in the world

March 1, 2018

The 2018 QS World University Rankings put the iSchool as number one in Canada, and fourth in the world.