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McGill Graduate Orientation Open House

2Sep201415:30
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19:00
Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

McGill's Graduate Orientation Open House event will be hosted in Tho

The School of Information Studies joins the Faculty of Arts

At its meeting of May 22, 2014, the McGill Board of Governors on the recommendation of Senate, approved the administrative relocation of the School of Information Studies (SIS) from the Faculty of Education to the Faculty of Arts.

Published: 10Jul2014

School of Information Studies Master's student Rebecca Nieto, who specializes in Archival Studies, receives international award

Rebecca Nieto, a student in the McGill School of Information Studies Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program, is a 2014 recipient of the Mosaic Scholarship given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The Mosaic Scholarship provides funding to students who demonstrate potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.

Published: 10Jun2014

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Paul Grewal

Paul Grewal, School of Information Studies MLIS student.

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Paul Grewal (MLIS '14) was interviewed by the McGill Library's "Library Matters" blog about his successful Practicum placement with the Library while a student in the Master's program.

During his Practicum, Paul was responsible for conducting interviews and analyzing LibQUAL+ survey results after changes to the Library’s reference service model were implemented.

Published: 9Jun2014

SIS PhD student Robert Ferguson awarded SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship for research on personal information management to improve seniors' independence & quality of life

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Robert Douglas Ferguson on receiving a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship. 

Robert's research investigates how senior citizens, who wish to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as possible, can benefit from the results of 20 years of research in Personal Information Management (PIM). 

Published: 9Jun2014

MISt Introduction Program

29Aug201409:00
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15:30
Leacock Building Room 219, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Welcome, incoming School of Information Studies MISt students!

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

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.

Published: 22May2014

8th EBSI-SIS Doctoral Symposium in Information Studies

26Sep201413:00
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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.

McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2014 edition

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/

Published: 20May2014

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.

Published: 8May2014

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