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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Dr. Hannah Turner joins UBC iSchool

June 5, 2019

Dr. Hannah Turner is a critical information studies scholar who investigates the connection between documentation, culture, and technology.

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iSchool 2019 graduates

June 1, 2019

On Friday, May 24, more than 70 students graduated from the iSchool. Before the congregation ceremony, the graduates and their families were invited to a reception in the iSchool where they received graduating gifts, family portraits and flowers for the ceremony. Congratulations to all of the graduates!

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Leslie Weir appointed as Librarian and Archivist of Canada

May 31, 2019

Ms. Weir will be the first woman to become Librarian and Archivist of Canada since the merging of these two institutions.

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