Faculty of Education
SIS graduating PhD student Guillaume Boutard awarded major SSHRC grant for interdisciplinary music research
Guillaume Boutard, graduating PhD student at the School of Information Studies, has been awarded a major Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grant with co-PI Fabrice Marandola (Schulich School of Music).
Their interdisciplinary research project focuses on "Documentation, Dissemination and Preservation of Compositions with Real-time Electronics".
The School of Information Studies is currently seeking a new Faculty member with research expertise in Information and Knowledge Management (taxonomies, data mining, intelligence studies, knowledge transfer, organizational learning) and Curation and Preservation (digital archives, records management, authenticity, cultural heritage management, museum studies). Application deadline: May 15, 2013.
A link to the position posting is available on the School's homepage.
The following School of Information Studies MLIS and PhD students presented at the 12th Annual EGSS conference: "Meeting in the Middle: (de)Constructing Knowledge|Rencontres au milieu: constructions et déconstructions du savoir" on March 15 and 16, 2013.
The 2013 School of Information Studies (SIS) career fair will be a major networking event during which future graduates and potential employers will have a chance to discuss employment possibilities. This will be an exciting opportunity for employers to meet enthusiastic and talented students from Masters, PhD, and Certificate programs.
This year's McGill Student Chapter of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) Winter Colloquium will focus on the ideas and realities of change in archives. As technology and theory push archives in new directions, change is inevitable. But what does it look like?
School of Information Studies faculty member Professor Peter McNally has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his outstanding contribution to the community.
Marc Garneau, MP for Westmount-Ville-Marie, will be presenting Prof. McNally with his medal at a ceremony on February 23, 2013.
Congratulations Professor McNally!
Web 2.U is an annual conference run by students of the School of Information Studies about information, technology, libraries, archives, knowledge management, and everything in between.
We explore what the social web is all about and where it’s going.
The ASIS&T McGill student chapter is pleased to announce that the annual EBSI-SIS student symposium will be held this year on Friday, March 15th, at the SIS mansion, 3661 Peel, on the McGill University campus from 9 am to 4 pm. This annual event is shared between the Information Studies program at McGill and EBSI at the Université de Montréal. This year's theme will be "Diving Into New Ideas: Collaboration as a Springboard" and will take a different format than that seen in previous years.
Professor France Bouthillier, Director of the School, will discuss cuts in higher education and curriculum review. The forum is open to School of Information Studies students, faculty, and staff.
See you there!
Congratulations to School of Information Studies MLIS student Sarah Wilkinson on her book review in the Fall 2012 edition of Archivaria, the journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists. Sarah reviewed The Lone Arranger: Succeeding in a Small Repository by Christina Zamon, published by the Society of American Archivists. Read Sarah's review.