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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Wed, 2014-11-12 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

Mon, 2014-10-27 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Thu, 2014-11-06 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination

Mon, 2014-10-06 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination.

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MISt Introduction Program

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:00 - 15:30
Leacock Building : Room 219, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Welcome, incoming School of Information Studies MISt students!

The MISt Introduction Program is designed to acquaint incoming Master of Information Studies (MISt) students with the many-faceted world of information and the forward-looking leadership of the Library and Information professions.

The program takes place prior to classes and introduces all incoming MISt students to the field of Information Studies, the MISt program, the School, the Faculty, and McGill. Students also have the opportunity to meet with academic advisors.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Emily Kingsland

Thu, 2014-05-22 14:13
Emily Kingsland, School of Information Studies MLIS student

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.

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8th EBSI-SIS Doctoral Symposium in Information Studies

Fri, 2014-09-26 13:00 - 18:00
8th EBSI-SIS doctoral symposium

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.

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McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2014 edition

Tue, 2014-05-20 10:44
McGill School of Information Studies FOCUS Newsletter - Spring 2014

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/

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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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