Faculty of Education
The School of Information Studies welcomes new faculty members Dr. Benjamin Fung, Dr. Ilja Frissen & Dr. M. Max Evans
Professor France Bouthillier, Director of the School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome three new faculty members:
Librarians Without Borders McGill Student Committee is having a party! Enjoy an evening of raffles, dancing and music.
McGill School of Information Studies students, information studies students at EBSI, and information professionals from the Montreal community are welcome!
For more information, contact: lwb [dot] mcgill [at] gmail [dot] com
School of Information Studies Alumni are warmly invited to attend McGill's 2013 Homecoming.
The McGill School of Information Studies and the ASIS&T McGill Student Chapter invite you to attend the Summer Symposium on Research in Information Science: Current and Future Trends made possible with the special participation of a number of ASIS&T (Association for Information Science & Technology) Board Members.
Welcome incoming MLIS students!
The MLIS Introduction Program is designed to acquaint all incoming Master of Library & Information Studies students with the many-faceted world of information and the forward-looking leadership of the library and information professions.
The program takes place prior to classes and introduces students to the field of information studies, the MLIS program, the School and Faculty, and IT at McGill. Students also have the opportunity to meet with faculty advisors and 2nd year students.
Congratulations to Rick Blackburn, PhD student in the Faculty of Education on his Gémeaux Award nomination for Best Screenplay for his film Le Legende du Cheval Canadien (The Legend of the Canadian Horse). Rick, who did his undergraduate degree in Education, too, is studying creativity and arts education. The film tells the story of a horse that started a colony, forged a continent, and is now fighting for its survival. This moving portrait of North American's first native horse breed, will air June 24 at 8:00 pm on RDI.
SIS MLIS Archival Studies student Allana Mayer wins ProQuest scholarship for electronic information services
Allana Mayer, School of Information Studies MLIS II student is the winner of the ProQuest Roger K. Summit Scholarship, open to LIS students worldwide! The Roger K. Summit Scholarship, awarded annually by ProQuest, recognizes LIS students who demonstrate outstanding interest or performance in electronic information services. The award is the equivalent of US $5,000 and will be presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference.
Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien of SIS receives FQRSC & McGill SSHRC grants for research on interactive visual tools for digital information
Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien, School of Information Studies Assistant Professor, has received the following research grants:
Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her 5-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for research on auditory motion perception.
School of Information Studies alumna and Education Liaison Librarian Maya Kucij (MLIS '08) has been awarded the McGill Library's 2013 Librarian Excellence Award. The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.