Faculty of Education
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.
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.
Join us at the 2013 ASIS&T (Association for Information Science & Technology) Annual Meeting. The theme of this year's meeting is "Beyond the Cloud: Rethinking Information Boundaries".
Join us at ICKM 2013, the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management. The theme of this year's conference is "Knowledge Management Metrics, Performance Measurement, Capacity Building & Certifications".
ICKM provides researchers and practitioners from all over the world a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical and practical aspects of knowledge management.
Congratulations to School of Information Studies PhD student Jonathan Dorey on receiving a FQRSC research grant!
Dr. Catherine Guastavino of SIS co-organizing international conference on tracking the creative process in music
School of Information Studies (SIS) faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino is co-organizing the second international conference "Tracking the Creative Process in Music" in Montreal on Oct 10-12, 2013.
Recent School of Information Studies PhD graduates Guillaume Boutard and Amandine Pras have been awarded two-year FQRSC post-doctoral fellowships.
Guillaume will be continuing his research at Université de Montréal and Amandine at Columbia University. Congratulations Guillaume & Amandine!
For more information on a range of funding opportunities available through the FQRSC (Le Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture), visit the FQRSC website.