Faculty of Education
The 2013 School of Information Studies (SIS) career fair will be a major networking event during which future graduates and potential employers will have a chance to discuss employment possibilities. This will be an exciting opportunity for employers to meet enthusiastic and talented students from Masters, PhD, and Certificate programs.
School of Information Studies faculty member Professor Peter McNally has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his outstanding contribution to the community.
Marc Garneau, MP for Westmount-Ville-Marie, will be presenting Prof. McNally with his medal at a ceremony on February 23, 2013.
Congratulations Professor McNally!
Web 2.U is an annual conference run by students of the School of Information Studies about information, technology, libraries, archives, knowledge management, and everything in between.
We explore what the social web is all about and where it’s going.
Congratulations to School of Information Studies MLIS student Sarah Wilkinson on her book review in the Fall 2012 edition of Archivaria, the journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists. Sarah reviewed The Lone Arranger: Succeeding in a Small Repository by Christina Zamon, published by the Society of American Archivists. Read Sarah's review.
School of Information Studies Masters of Library & Information Studies (MLIS) Archival Studies specialization students Parvaneh Abbaspour, Kerry Goodfellow, Nailisa Tanner, and Emily Zheng contributed a report
Meeting in the Middle: (de)Constructing Knowledge
Join EGSS this coming March in the McGill Education Building as EGSS hosts a gathering of diverse stakeholders in education for a “Meeting in the Middle,” where delegates and presenters will discuss and debate issues surrounding the constitution, production, and deconstruction of knowledge. We look to both conventional and unconventional spheres for contributors to this forum and are excited by the real possibility that new knowledge will emerge.
The School of Information Studies invites applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor, Tenure Track in the area of Human Information Interaction (HII). Deadline: January 30, 2013. Position posting [.pdf]
PhD student Rhiannon Gainor wins award at 2012 European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation
Congratulations to Rhiannon Gainor, School of Information Studies PhD student for receiving the honour of 'best PhD paper presentation' (jointly awarded) at the 2012 European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation in Cork, Ireland, Sept 13-14, 2012. The paper was titled 'A Methodology for Competitive Intelligence Metrics' and was co-authored with Professor Bouthillier.
SIS faculty Dr. Beheshti & Dr. Large editors of new book on information behaviour of children & youth
Congratulations to School of Information Studies professors Dr. Jamshid Beheshti and Dr. Andrew Large, editors of the newly published book: "The Information Behavior of a New Generation: Children and Teens in the 21st Century".
The School of Information Studies is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researcher Fouaz Sofiane Ayachi. Dr. Ayachi is undertaking research at the Multimodal interaction Laboratory (MIL) on the physical characterization and perception of vibration transmission with Prof. Catherine Guastavino. Welcome!