McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Emily Kingsland (MLIS '14) was recently interviewed by the McGill Library's "Library Matters" blog about her successful Practicum placement while a student in the Master's program.
During her Practicum, Emily was tasked with finding ways in which the Library could promote McGill’s digital collections through social media, including Pinterest.
The 8th EBSI-SIS doctoral symposium will be held Friday September 26, 2014 at the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal. This annual event is organized by doctoral students at the McGill School of Information Studies and EBSI at the Université de Montréal.
Announcing the new online publication of the McGill School of Information Studies newsletter, featuring updates about the School and achievements of our alumni, faculty, and students.
Read the Spring 2014 newsletter at http://news.sis.mcgill.ca/
McGill School of Information Studies Alumni are warmly invited to take part in McGill's 2014 Homecoming, from October 16 to 19.
School of Information Studies master's student Anastasia Prozorova convenes McGill-wide "Information & Chaos Theories" reading group
Interested in exploring intersections between information & chaos theories this summer?
"Information & Chaos Theories" is an independent reading group offered through the McGill Institute for the Public Life of Arts & Ideas (IPLAI), convened by Anastasia Prozorova, MLIS II student. The reading group is open to all McGill students, staff, and faculty, and will provide the opportunity to discuss information and chaos theories with an eye to interdisciplinarity. A summary of the group is below, as excerpted from the IPLAI site.
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.
In the news: Cyber forensics research by Dr. Fung of the School of Information Studies featured in McGill's Headway magazine
Dr. Benjamin Fung's work on cyber forensics and data mining is featured in the latest edition of Headway magazine, which highlights the best of research, discovery, and innovation at McGill University.
Read the full text article about Dr. Fung's research and cyber forensic tool in Headway, Volume 8, Number 1 Spring 2014: The Big Picture on Big Data - 002//Cyber Forensics.
Join us at the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter Symposium for presentations and discussion on the latest issues affecting the field of moving image archiving.
The event will feature presentations by David Stevenson - Conservator @ Canadian Centre of Architecture, Phil Spurrell - Proprietor of Le CineClub Film Society, and student presenters from the McGill School of Information Studies.
For more information, please contact amiamontreal [at] gmail [dot] com
SIS Seminar Series: "Digital Devices in Archive Reading Rooms: Assessing Regulations in the TARO Archives." Guest Speaker Dr. U. Karadkar
Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on archival device regulations and mobile applications to assist in archival research with guest speaker Dr. Unmil Karadkar, Assistant Professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin.
Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on the challenges of computational privacy in the age of big data with guest speaker Dr. Reza Shokri, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Information Security, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich.