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iSchool alum wins the Anne and George Piternick Student Research Award

February 28, 2019

Congratulations to Lois Evans on winning the Anne and George Piternick Student Research Award for supporting doctoral research activities.  

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Upcoming colloquia “From Access to Use: the quality of human-archives interactions as a research question”

February 28, 2019

Join us on March 14 for a colloquia with Dr. Pierluigi Feliciati, our Dodson visiting Professor for Winter Term 2.

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Dr. Lemieux appears in 2019 Winter Issue of ‘Info Gov World’ Magazine

February 28, 2019

UBC iSchool professor Victoria Lemieux was recently profiled in the latest issue of Information Governance World Magazine.

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iSchool alum Martha Whitehead leading Harvard Library

February 22, 2019

Martha Whitehead (MLIS '85) will become the University Librarian at Harvard Library in June.

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PhD alumna Sarah Gilbert studies the Ask Historians Reddit community

February 1, 2019

PhD alumna Sarah Gilbert publishes Reddit study findings on Reddit.

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New online booking system for equipment and rooms

January 25, 2019

The iSchool has launched a new online booking system for rooms and equipment such as cameras, laptops, projectors and tablets.

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“From Sea to sea to sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books” Exhibit

January 23, 2019

Kathie Shoemaker and Allison Taylor McBryde invite you to view and read books from this new collection.

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From cow to codex to classroom: Teaching the medieval book

January 9, 2019

Professor Erik Kwakkel recently published a book and teaching tool about medieval manuscripts, Books Before Print.

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Books Before Print

January 9, 2019

This beautifully illustrated book provides an accessible introduction to the medieval manuscript and what it can tell us about the world in which it was made and used. Captured in the materiality of manuscripts are the data enabling us to make sense of the preferences and habits of the individuals who made up medieval society. […]

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iSchool alum Elizabeth Denham awarded a CBE for services to protecting information

January 2, 2019

Alum Elizabeth Denham was recognized for her services in protecting information.

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