Professional Experience

LIBR 596 at National Film Board of Canada

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

The student will help to improve discoverability of the NFB Indigenous film collection – films directed by Indigenous filmmakers and films about Indigenous peoples by non-Indigenous directors.

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LIBR/ARST 596 at BC Cancer Foundation

BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer, which provides province-wide cancer control for everyone in British Columbia and the Yukon. It delivers the full spectrum of cancer care including prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, research, education, and supportive and palliative care.

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LIBR 596 at Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA-ACEG) Open Educational Resources (OER) Special Interest Group (SIG)

Application Deadline: No deadline

Our group is a special interest group formed within our national engineering education association ( One of our group goals is to encourage the sharing of open educational resources (OER) for engineering among educators nationally.

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LIBR 596 at PedPalASCNET

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Pediatric palliative care is focused on relief of the symptoms, suffering, and stress associated with serious illness in a child.

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LIBR/ARST 596 at UBC Library, Digital Initiatives


Application Deadline: February 20, 2019

The UBC Library is developing a web service using the Archive-it subscription service from the Internet Archive in order to support collecting, preserving, and providing access to our institutional web content, and at-risk sites. This project will allow interested students to contribute to the ongoing development of the Library's collections while developing their knowledge of web archiving standards and practices.

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LIBR/ARST 596 at UBC Archives

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The purpose of this project is to survey material at the Xwi7Xwa Library. This material is from various sources, including the Xwi7Xwa Library, the First Nations Longhouse, and the NITEP (Indigenous Teacher Education Program). The survey will identify what material is to be retained by Xwi7Xwa, as well as what will be archived at the University Archives. Material will need to be surveyed, some metadata/description added as appropriate, and, in conjunction with Xwi7Xwa staff, reviewed for "ownership". Recommendations will be made regarding what should be retained (and for how long) and what should be archived.

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