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Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for 3D audio research

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) Engage Grant.

The project "Spatialized and Interactive Artificial Binaural Reverberation” is a 3D audio rendering project in collaboration with industry partner Audiokinetic, a Montreal-based company producing audio engines for interactive media and video games. 

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Published: 7 Aug 2014

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Ada Chan

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

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Published: 15 Jul 2014

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.

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Published: 10 Jul 2014

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.

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Published: 10 Jun 2014

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

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.

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Published: 9 Jun 2014

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. 

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Published: 9 Jun 2014

Dr. Eun Park of the School of Information Studies awarded SSHRC grant for research on historical data as networked knowledge

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Eun Park on her two-year McGill Internal SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities) Development Grant for her project "Linked Historical Collections as Networked Knowledge."

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Published: 6 Jun 2014

Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for research on improving web-based retrieval of unstructured information

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien on his five-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for the project "Improving Retrieval of Unstructured Information using Existing Information Structures."

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Published: 6 Jun 2014

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

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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Published: 22 May 2014

McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2014 edition

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: 20 May 2014

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?  

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Published: 8 May 2014

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.

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Published: 7 Apr 2014

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.

 

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Published: 7 Apr 2014

Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses! Mar 24 - Apr 29, 2014

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Published: 3 Apr 2014

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