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
SIS graduating MLIS student Xenia Kurguzova wins SSHRC prize for visual depiction of corruption research
School of Information Studies graduating MLIS student Xenia Kurguzova has won a
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.
A warm congratulations to graduating PhD student Kaushilya Weerapura and supervisor Dr. Kimiz Dalkir on the publication of Kaushilya's thesis as a book:
SIS graduating PhD student Guillaume Boutard awarded major SSHRC grant for interdisciplinary music research
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?