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Decolonizing, Indigenizing, and Examining the Patriarchy: 2018 ACA Student Colloquium: Archives and Activism

By Nicole Gavreau How can archives be activists? What archival institutions are already being activists? These were the most basic questions of the 2018 ACA Colloquium on Friday, March 16. The answers came from Katherine Kasirer of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB); Camille Callison—a member of the Tsesk iye clan of the Tahlatan […]
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Overview of Programming Languages for Beginners

By Tyler Kolody DISCLAIMER: Though I’ve tried to stick with the facts, I’m primarily a Python programmer interested in data science/AI, so opinions expressed come from that perspective.   C Pros: Faster than pretty much anything else, OG modern language with most other languages inheriting syntax from it, will let you do anything you want […]
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Where Are They Now? SIS Graduates in the Workforce, Part 2

SIS students have gone on to have a diverse and exciting array of careers. This week, Beyond the Shelf welcomes 2017 grad Rebecca Pothier to talk about her post-graduation experiences.   Tell us a bit about yourself: What’s your educational background, and why did you want to take the MISt degree? What area did you […]
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AMIA Symposium 2018

The student chapter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists held their annual symposium this past Friday. It featured presentations of current and recent projects by SIS students, as well as a panel discussion with several information professionals working in the audiovisual archival field. Student Presentations Our first presenter was Sarah Lake, with “Transitioning to the […]
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InfoNexus 2018

Guest post by Nicole Gavreau Photos by Felicia Pulo and Audrée-Ann Ramacieri-Tremblay     At SIS it can feel like different events are only for people interested in one of libraries, archives, KM, or ICT, be it a 5 à 7, a tour, a workshop, or a webinar. InfoNexus, is the event that has something […]
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Where Are They Now? SIS Graduates in the Workforce

SIS students have gone on to have a diverse and exciting array of careers, and this new series will showcase some of them. For our first entry in the series, Beyond the Shelf is pleased to welcome Liz Nash (a 2017 grad and our former MISSA president!) to talk about her post-graduation experiences.   Tell […]
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