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School of Information Studies master's student Anastasia Prozorova convenes McGill-wide "Information & Chaos Theories" reading group

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:58

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.

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In the news: School of Information Studies Director France Bouthillier interviewed by Ottawa Citizen

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:53

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.

 

 

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In the news: Cyber forensics research by Dr. Fung of the School of Information Studies featured in McGill's Headway magazine

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:55
McGill 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.

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1st Annual Symposium of Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:00 - 15:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
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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

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SIS Seminar Series: "Digital Devices in Archive Reading Rooms: Assessing Regulations in the TARO Archives." Guest Speaker Dr. U. Karadkar

Fri, 2014-03-14 13:30 - 15:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Unmil 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.


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SIS Seminar Series: "Computational Privacy: Two Fundamental Problems." Guest Speaker Dr. R. Shokri

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:00 - 13:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Reza Shokri

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.

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Master's Practicum Showcase Open House

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:00 - 16:30
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Please join us at the McGill School of Information Studies to celebrate the accomplishments of our students in the Master of Library & Information Studies Winter 2014 Practicum program.

The Practicum showcase is a unique opportunity to learn more about projects completed in a variety of public and private-sector information settings, featuring projects in the areas of archives, knowledge management, librarianship, records management, user experience, and more.  

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SIS Seminar Series: "Applying Data Mining to Real-Life Crime Investigation." Dr. B. Fung

Fri, 2014-03-28 12:30 - 14:00
School of Information Studies : Room 106, 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Dr. Benjamin Fung

Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) for a SIS Seminar Series talk on data mining and crime investigation with Dr. Benjamin Fung.

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SIS Seminar Series: "Big Data & Privacy." Guest Speaker Dr. N. Mohammed

Fri, 2014-02-21 14:00 - 15:00
Education Building : Room 211, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on big data and privacy with guest speaker Dr. Noman Mohammed, NSERC postdoctoral fellow at the McGill School of Computer Science.

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The School of Information Studies welcomes postdoctoral researchers Dr. Cédric Camier & Dr. Jochen Steffens @ the Multimodal Interaction Lab

Fri, 2014-01-31 10:24

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.

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