School of Information Studies news
In the news: School of Information Studies Director France Bouthillier interviewed by Ottawa Citizen
McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Director Dr. France Bouthillier was interviewed for an April 1, 2014 article by the Ottawa Citizen regarding the outsourcing by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) of the national AMICUS catalogue to the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) library cooperative. Read the full article here.
Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the School of Information Studies co-leading development of Quartier de L'Innovation de Montreal's "Montreal Creativity Hub"
Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) has been selected as a leader in the development of the Quartier de l’Innovation’s “Montreal Creativity Hub.”
The School of Information Studies welcomes postdoctoral researchers Dr. Cédric Camier & Dr. Jochen Steffens @ the Multimodal Interaction Lab
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researchers Dr. Cédric Camier and Dr. Jochen Steffens, both undertaking research at the Multimodal Interaction Laboratory (MIL) with Prof. Catherine Guastavino.
R. Ferguson, E. Crist, & Dr. K. Moffatt of the School of Information Studies win award for paper on technologies and comfort in hospice
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The School of Information Studies welcomes Visiting Fulbright Scholar and Knowledge Management expert Dr. Jay Liebowitz
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome Visiting Fulbright Scholar and internationally recognized Knowledge Management expert and author Dr. Jay Liebowitz. Dr. Liebowitz will be in residence at the School from November 19 to December 2, 2013. Dr. Liebowitz will give seminars and workshops on knowledge management, big data, business analytics and on the management of intellectual capital to develop research agendas and directions for developing curricula on these topics at the School.
Rhiannon Gainor, McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) doctoral student, has been named a 2013-14 ASIS&T New Leader. This year was exceptionally competitive, with 77 applications from ASIS&T members from 10 countries. This is the second time in two years a SIS student has won this award. Congratulations Rhiannon! View Rhiannon's bio. About ASIS&T
School of Information Studies PhD students Rhiannon Gainor & Qing Zou win Information System Design Competition
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies doctoral candidates Rhiannon Gainor and Qing Zou, whose team won the annual Information System Design Competition at the 2013 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) conference!
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) PhD student Irene Kitimbo on her presentation at the 10th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning (ICICKM 2013) at George Washington University in Washington DC.
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is strongly represented at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-5 in Montreal. The conference is co-chaired by Dr. France Bouthillier, SIS Director and faculty member. Faculty, affiliated researchers, and students are participating in panels and workshops and presenting papers and posters.
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to participate in ICKM 2013, the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management held November 1-2 in Montreal.
The School of Information Studies welcomes new faculty members Dr. Benjamin Fung, Dr. Ilja Frissen & Dr. M. Max Evans
Professor France Bouthillier, Director of the School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome three new faculty members:
SIS MLIS Archival Studies student Allana Mayer wins ProQuest scholarship for electronic information services
Allana Mayer, School of Information Studies MLIS II student is the winner of the ProQuest Roger K. Summit Scholarship, open to LIS students worldwide! The Roger K. Summit Scholarship, awarded annually by ProQuest, recognizes LIS students who demonstrate outstanding interest or performance in electronic information services. The award is the equivalent of US $5,000 and will be presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference.
Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien of SIS receives FQRSC & McGill SSHRC grants for research on interactive visual tools for digital information
Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien, School of Information Studies Assistant Professor, has received the following research grants:
Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her 5-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for research on auditory motion perception.
School of Information Studies alumna and Education Liaison Librarian Maya Kucij (MLIS '08) has been awarded the McGill Library's 2013 Librarian Excellence Award. The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness. Congratulations Maya!