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SIS graduating MLIS student Xenia Kurguzova wins SSHRC prize for visual depiction of corruption research

Wed, 2013-04-10 13:07

School of Information Studies graduating MLIS student Xenia Kurguzova has won a 

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Workshop & Networking Event: "INALJ by Example: Growing your Career from the Grassroots Up"

Fri, 2013-04-12 13:00 - 15:00
SSMU Building, 3600 rue McTavish : Lev Bukhman room
Price: SIS students: Free. Other students: $5. Professionals: $10.

The McGill School of Information Studies 2013 Career Fair Committee is happy to present an exciting workshop and networking event for information professionals, featuring guest speaker Naomi House, MLIS. Naomi is the founder and publisher of the popular webzine and job list INALJ ("I Need a Library Job") at INALJ.com.

Topics will include: branding, cross-training, non-traditional jobs, NAFTA, volunteering, and building a CV.

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SIS graduating PhD student Guillaume Boutard awarded major SSHRC grant for interdisciplinary music research

Thu, 2013-03-28 10:52

Guillaume Boutard, graduating PhD student at the School of Information Studies, has been awarded a major Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grant with co-PI Fabrice Marandola (Schulich School of Music).

Their interdisciplinary research project focuses on "Documentation, Dissemination and Preservation of Compositions with Real-time Electronics".

Congratulations Guillaume!

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SIS Faculty search: Information & Knowledge Management/Curation & Preservation

Tue, 2013-03-26 16:18

The School of Information Studies is currently seeking a new Faculty member with research expertise in Information and Knowledge Management (taxonomies, data mining, intelligence studies, knowledge transfer, organizational learning) and Curation and Preservation (digital archives, records management, authenticity, cultural heritage management, museum studies). Application deadline: May 15, 2013.

A link to the position posting is available on the School's homepage.

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Introduction to Museology - MLIS Student Project Exhibition

Thu, 2013-04-04 09:30 - 11:30
SIS Mansion : 3661 Peel St.

Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students of GLIS 639: Introduction to Museology exhibit their final student projects in a mini-exhibition at the School of Information Studies.

Everyone is welcome.

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SIS MLIS & PhD students present research at EGSS Conference

Tue, 2013-03-19 15:28

The following School of Information Studies MLIS and PhD students presented at the 12th Annual EGSS conference: "Meeting in the Middle: (de)Constructing Knowledge|Rencontres au milieu: constructions et déconstructions du savoir" on March 15 and 16, 2013.

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SIS Career Fair 2013

Mon, 2013-04-15 13:00 - 19:00

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. 

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6th Annual McGill ACA Winter Colloquium: The Changing Landscape of Archives

Wed, 2013-03-20 09:00 - 13:30

This year's McGill Student Chapter of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) Winter Colloquium will focus on the ideas and realities of change in archives. As technology and theory push archives in new directions, change is inevitable. But what does it look like?

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SIS Research Seminar: Panel Discussion on Digital Humanities Projects

Fri, 2013-02-22 12:30 - 14:00

Panel Discussion on Digital Humanities Projects with Dr. Ichiro Fujinaga (Music), Dr. Matthew Milner (History), & Dr. Stefan Sinclair (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures).

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Prof. Peter McNally awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Tue, 2013-01-22 14:15

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!

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