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SIS MLIS Introduction Program

Fri, 2013-08-30 09:00 - 15:30
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

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.

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SIS MLIS Archival Studies student Allana Mayer wins ProQuest scholarship for electronic information services

Mon, 2013-06-17 15:47

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.

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Dr. Catherine Guastavino of SIS awarded NSERC grant for research on auditory motion perception

Wed, 2013-06-05 12:36

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.

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SIS alumna & McGill Librarian Maya Kucij awarded Librarian Excellence Award

Mon, 2013-06-03 16:49

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.

Congratulations Maya!

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ASIS&T 2013: Association for Information Science & Technology Annual Meeting

Fri, 2013-11-01 (All day) - Wed, 2013-11-06 (All day)

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".

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ICKM 2013: International Conference on Knowledge Management

Fri, 2013-11-01 (All day) - Sat, 2013-11-02 (All day)
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel : 1201 Boulevard Rene-Levesque West, Montreal , H3B 2L7

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.

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SIS PhD student Jonathan Dorey awarded FQRSC grant for research on student use of digital archives

Tue, 2013-05-21 12:44

Congratulations to School of Information Studies PhD student Jonathan Dorey on receiving a FQRSC research grant!

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Dr. Catherine Guastavino of SIS co-organizing international conference on tracking the creative process in music

Tue, 2013-05-14 09:11


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.

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SIS PhD graduates Guillaume Boutard & Amandine Pras awarded FQRSC post-doctoral fellowships

Mon, 2013-05-13 16:15

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.

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