4th Annual iSchool Awards Gala

October 4, 2019

Come celebrate the achievements of our iSchool Students!

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Technology in the Core Workshops for Fall 2019

September 27, 2019

These interactive and hands-on workshops are led by iSchool facilitators to ensure that you acquire the minimum required IT skills and knowledge for your graduate program.

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UBC iSchool Climate Commitment Statement

UBC iSchool approves its Climate Commitment Statement

September 25, 2019

UBC iSchool staff and faculty unanimously approved the following statement in response to our global climate crisis.

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PhD student and Sessional Lecturer Lois Evans receives Emerald Literati Award

August 21, 2019

This study aims to examine how 20 local governments in Canada and the USA operationalize the government–citizen trust relationship through the administration of social media

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Congratulations to Karen Munro on her appointment as President of the Association of College & Research Libraries.

July 26, 2019

This marks the first time a representative from a Canadian institution has taken on leadership of the division. ACRL is the preeminent professional organization in the field of academic librarianship, serving more than 10,000 members across the U.S. and Canada.

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Professor Isto Huvila

Meet Isto Huvila, Visiting Professor at the iSchool

June 21, 2019

Dr. Isto Huvila will be joining the iSchool as a Visiting Professor for the 2019/20 academic year.

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Susan E. Parker, University Librarian at UBC, is appointed Associate Faculty Member

June 13, 2019

Dr. Parker will contribute to the iSchool through research collaborations, supervision of student research and strategic initiatives.

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UBC iSchool welcomes Dr. Tricia Logan as new assistant professor

June 13, 2019

Dr. Logan will be teaching LIBR564, Information Practice and Protocol in Support of Indigenous Initiatives in the upcoming year.

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UBC Launches Canada’s First Graduate Blockchain Training Path

June 12, 2019

UBC is launching Canada's first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students.

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iSchool welcomes Dr. Tess Prendergast as new lecturer

June 7, 2019

Tess will be teaching librarianship and children’s literature courses, and she is particularly excited about helping to prepare new librarians for their important roles in diverse communities.

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