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Dr. Catherine Guastavino & SIS PhD graduate Guillaume Boutard guest edit journal on preservation of digital cultural artifacts

Mon, 2013-05-13 17:05

Les Cahiers du Numérique has published a special thematic issue on the preservation of digital cultural artifacts, prepared by School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino and recent PhD graduate Guillaume Boutard, guest editors.

View a summary of contents at Les Cahiers du Numérique, Vol. 8, No. 4 (2012).

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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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SIS Convocation Celebration

Wed, 2013-05-29 12:00 - 14:00
Purvis Coach House : Rm. 200, 3715 Peel St.

The School of Information Studies (SIS) is hosting a celebration for graduating SIS students following Convocation on May 29th.

The Purvis Coach House is located behind Purvis Hall, next to the Education Building.

For more information, contact the School.

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Congratulations to SIS graduate students Jesse David Dinneen & Carolyn Pang on fellowship awards

Tue, 2013-04-30 12:57

The McGill School of Information Studies warmly congratulates the following incoming PhD in Information Studies students on receiving McGill Graduate Fellowships this spring:

Jesse David Dinneen: 2013-2014 Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship recipient
Carolyn Pang: 2013-2014 Wolfe Fellowship in Scientific and Technological Literacy recipient

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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 Kaushilya Weerapura's thesis published as book

Thu, 2013-04-04 10:11

A warm congratulations to graduating PhD student Kaushilya Weerapura and supervisor Dr. Kimiz Dalkir on the publication of Kaushilya's thesis as a book:

Self-Regulated Learning: An Information Science Perspective

From publisher:

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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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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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