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Upcoming Events


  • Commercial books before Gutenberg: Green College Lecture with Dr. Erik Kwakkel

    13th Nov 2018 5:00 pm, Green College

    Join iSchool professor Dr. Erik Kwakkel for a special lecture at Green College discussing commercial book production, Gutenberg and manuscript and print culture. Read More


  • Literature Reviews (Part 1): Great Research Starts Here!

    14th Nov 2018 1:00 pm, Walter Koerner Library

    Workshop Facilitators Susan Atkey (Librarian-Koerner Library) and Sarah Parker (Librarian-Woodward Library) will lead students through conducting literature reviews in any discipline. There is a limit of 25 students, so register early.

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  • Virtual Accessibility: The Challenges and Potential of Accessible VR

    15th Nov 2018 10:00 am, Terrace Lab (UBC iSchool)

    The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) student chapter will be screening a webinar on Virtual Accessibility: The Challenges and Potential of Accessible VR.

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  • Master of Archival Studies (MAS) curriculum review – student forum

    15th Nov 2018 12:00 pm, Terrace Lab (UBC iSchool)

    MAS and DUAL students are encouraged to attend the student forum to provide feedback on various aspects of the MAS curriculum and receive an update on the curriculum review currently underway.

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  • Brown Bag Talk: Dr. Kathy Brennan

    15th Nov 2018 12:00 pm, Roberta F. Greig Lab

    Today's brownbag is based on Kathy's experience writing her dissertation, titled , "Loan Me the Money: How Cognitive Abilities and Financial Knowledge Influence Consumers' Information Behaviors".

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  • Episodes in the Media History of the Weather

    16th Nov 2018 2:00 pm, MacMillan Building

    Join the Bachelor of Media Studies for their kick-off engagement series for the new year. John Durham Peters, Media History and Philosophy Professor at Yale University will be talking about the historic co-evolution of modern information and communications technologies and modern weather. Read More


  • Instructional Skills Workshops for Grad Students

    19th Nov 2018, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    These 3-day ISWs are 24-hour professional development sessions designed for graduate students interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.

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  • Blockchain for Records: Transforming our Digital World

    19th Nov 2018 8:30 am, Hotel Grand Pacific

    Join ARMA Vancouver Island for the Blockchain for Records conference. This one-day conference in Victoria's Hotel Grand Pacific explores the implications of Blockchain technology on the field of records management.

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  • Instructional Skills Workshops for Grad Students

    21st Nov 2018, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    These 3-day ISWs are 24-hour professional development sessions designed for graduate students interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.

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  • Weekly tea drop-in with FNCC

    21st Nov 2018 12:30 pm, Trail Meeting Room (UBC iSchool)

    Are you interested in Indigenous-oriented information organizations, or curious about the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC)? Come learn more!

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  • Instructional Skills Workshops for Grad Students

    22nd Nov 2018, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    These 3-day ISWs are 24-hour professional development sessions designed for graduate students interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.

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  • Leveraging your strengths to strategize for success

    22nd Nov 2018 12:30 pm, Thea Koerner House

    In this session, using the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment you will learn more about your particular top strengths, how they interact with each other, how they shape your perspective, and how they can be leveraged for success in grad school and beyond.

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  • Instructional Skills Workshops for Grad Students

    25th Nov 2018, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    These 3-day ISWs are 24-hour professional development sessions designed for graduate students interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.

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  • Anne and George Piternick Student Research Award Application Deadline

    26th Nov 2018,

    Students interested in applying to the Anne and George Piternick Student Research Award should send applications by email to Program Assistant Nao Fujiwara.

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  • Webinar for prospective PhD students

    27th Nov 2018 3:00 pm,

    Are you interested in the iSchool's PhD program? Join us for a webinar and learn more about the program, admissions tips and more.

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  • Weekly tea drop-in with FNCC

    28th Nov 2018 12:30 pm, Trail Meeting Room (UBC iSchool)

    Are you interested in Indigenous-oriented information organizations, or curious about the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC)? Come learn more!

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  • iSchool November Graduation

    28th Nov 2018 12:30 pm,

    iSchool November graduation reception and convocation.

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  • Information session open house for prospective students

    28th Nov 2018 5:30 pm, UBC iSchool

    Are you a prospective student interested in applying to one of our programs? Come to this information session to learn more about the school, and opportunities available to students during their studies.

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  • Exploring community-initiated libraries in New Zealand by Dr. Brenda Chawner

    29th Nov 2018 12:00 pm, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

    Dr. Brenda Chawner's colloquium will take place on November 29.

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  • Instructional Skills Workshops for Grad Students

    1st Dec 2018, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    These 3-day ISWs are 24-hour professional development sessions designed for graduate students interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.

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  • Instructional Skills Workshops for Grad Students

    2nd Dec 2018, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    These 3-day ISWs are 24-hour professional development sessions designed for graduate students interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.

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  • Lay Summaries: Telling Your Research Story to the Wider World

    4th Dec 2018 11:00 am, Woodward Library

    How do you describe your specialized research in a way that people who aren’t experts can understand? This workshop will help you to understand what a lay summary is and how it’s different from an abstract.

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  • Best Practices in Research Data Management

    5th Dec 2018 10:00 am, Woodward Library

    How do you manage your research data? Woodward Library is hosting a research data management planning workshop designed to help you incorporate best practices for data management into your own work.

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  • Weekly tea drop-in with FNCC

    5th Dec 2018 12:30 pm, Trail Meeting Room (UBC iSchool)

    Are you interested in Indigenous-oriented information organizations, or curious about the school’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC)? Come learn more!

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Past Events

  • Director’s Lunch (forum)

  • Communications Security Establishment (CSE) Information Session

  • Building Your Life’s Work Workshop

  • Aboriginal Longhouse Student Lunch

  • Graduate Advisory Information Session

  • iSchool co-op students conference

  • MLIS Tech Lab and Pathways Orientation

  • Applications for May 2018 Graduation Open