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Alumni Profile: Shannon Ozirny

May 7, 2012

Shannon Ozirny, one of our graduate alumni from the MA in Children’s Literature Program.

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Alumni Profile: Kallie George

May 5, 2012

Kallie George, one of our graduate alumni from the MA in Children’s Literature Program.

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Alumni Profile: Rob Bittner

May 5, 2012

Learn more about Rob Bittner, one of our alumni from the MA in Children's Literature Program.

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Managing Records in Global Financial Markets: Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Risk

July 9, 2011

Edited by Lynn Coleman, Victoria L. Lemieux, Rod Stone, and Geoffrey Yeo This timely book fully explores current regulatory, legal, and governance issues associated with managing records in global banking and finance businesses. It offers strategies and examples of best practice to meet the record-keeping challenges in corporate and commercial banking enterprises operating in global […]

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E-learning Theory & Practice

July 9, 2011

In 'E-learning Theory and Practice', the set out different perspectives on e-learning. The book deals with the social implications of e-learning, its transformative effects, and the social and technical interplay that supports and directs e-learning.

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The Library Book: A History of Service to British Columbia

July 9, 2011

By Dave Obee Foreword by Sarah Ellis. Introduction by Iona Campagnolo” Distinguished Alum, Sarah Ellis has written the forward for the recently released, The Library Book: A History of Service to British Columbia. The range of years explored in various levels of detail is broad, beginning with descriptions of small book collections that accompanied eighteenth-century […]

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Naomi Schemm awarded 2011 Arts Co-op Student of the Year (MLIS)

June 24, 2011

Naomi Schemm is recognized for her work as a Records Management Co-op Student with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC). Her performance and contributions towards improving her unit’s information file management “exceeded expectations,” her manager Heather Leong says. As the sole records manager in her unit, Naomi’s contributions created more efficient processes and improved the Directorate’s consistency of file management.

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Dan Gillean awarded 2011 iSchool Student of the Year (Master of Archival Studies)

June 21, 2011

Dual Master of Archival & Master of Library and Information Studies candidate Dan Gillean has been awarded the Arts Co-op Student of the Year award for his work as an Archivist with the BC Government’s Records Management Operations (RMO). Dan designed innovative communication tools that accomplished “far more” than what his employer had counted on; this work earned him an outstanding reference letter from his supervisor, Susan Hart, and her “highest possible recommendation” for this year’s award.

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Helen Brown receives Honourable Mention in the iSchool co-op student awards for 2011

June 21, 2011

Master of Archival Studies student Helen Brown has receives an honorable mention in the Arts Co-op Outstanding Achievement awards for her work with Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Her work included identification and secure storage of highly sensitive files from the National Parole Board. Helen's report on the methodology adopted will be “a useful tool for [other offices in] the entire regional archival program.

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Fishtailing

July 9, 2010

UBC iShool alum Wendy Phillips recently won the Governor General Literary Award for her book Fishtailing. A graduate of The Masters of Children's Literature program, Fishtailing started out as an assignment for her writing for Children course. Congratulations, Wendy Phillips!

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