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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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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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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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Web 2.U Conference 2013

Fri, 2013-02-08 09:00 - 16:30
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: Student $25; Regular $45

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.

Speakers include:

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EBSI-SIS Student Symposium 2013: "Diving Into New Ideas: Collaboration as a Springboard"

Fri, 2013-03-15 09:00 - 16:00
SIS Mansion : Room 106, 3661 Peel St.

The ASIS&T McGill student chapter is pleased to announce that the annual EBSI-SIS student symposium will be held this year on Friday, March 15th, at the SIS mansion, 3661 Peel, on the McGill University campus from 9 am to 4 pm. This annual event is shared between the Information Studies program at McGill and EBSI at the Université de Montréal. This year's theme will be "Diving Into New Ideas: Collaboration as a Springboard" and will take a different format than that seen in previous years.

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SIS Director's Forum

Thu, 2013-01-17 12:00 - 13:15

Professor France Bouthillier, Director of the School, will discuss cuts in higher education and curriculum review. The forum is open to School of Information Studies students, faculty, and staff.

See you there!

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