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BCLA announces BC Library Summer Conference

May 27, 2020

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.

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The need for humility in the fight against the climate crisis

May 22, 2020

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

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UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall

April 30, 2020

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.

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

April 30, 2020

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

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BC HERN Webinar: Emergency Salvage of Art and Archival Collections

April 27, 2020

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

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‘Residential Schools’ podcast series

April 24, 2020

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.

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Summer GRA positions for UBC iSchool Students

April 24, 2020

UBC iSchool Faculty members are offering new Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) positions during the COVID-19 situation. Visit the Job Board to learn more about these opportunities.

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Online information session for prospective students

April 23, 2020

Librarian. Archivist. Finder of things. Information Expert. Start your career journey today and learn more about our programs.

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How to host a virtual dinner

April 16, 2020

On this article, Dr. Heather O'Brien shares some helpful tips to learn how to host a successful virtual get-together.

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Storytime with Dr. Tess Prendergast

April 16, 2020

This series of storytime videos are meant to feel similar to a library storytime program where everyone participates and has fun.

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