Congratulations to Mohd Saqib, PhD candidate at the School of Information Studies, on receiving the prestigious Fonds de Recherche du Quebec; Nature et Technologies scholarship. The FRQNT scholarship is awarded on basis of research and academic merit. 
A brief summary of his research:

Published on: 11 May 2023

Congratulations to Masters in Information Studies - Project student Connor Sin-Chan as a recipient of the SSHRC Canada Graduate Student - Masters scholarship!

Connor's research:

Published on: 3 May 2023

SIS's Library & Information Management is holding steady at eighth spot for the second straight year.

Find out more in the McGill Reporter Article QS Rankings rate 28 subjects taught at McGill in global Top 50 by Neale McDevitt, Editor, McGill Reporter.


Published on: 5 Apr 2023

The School of Information Studies (SIS), an academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2023. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in information studies or equivalent. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, evidence of effective teaching, and clear promise of pursuing an interesting and innovative research agenda.

Published on: 2 May 2022

McGill Employees from the Past: Community Builders for McGill and Beyond

This exhibit was created by Adjunct Professor Gordon Burr with the aid of three talented Archival Outreach practicum students in the School of Information Studies, Gabrielle Machnick-Kekesi, Kiana Lemay and Julia Fekete. Their hard work, enthusiasm shown to help engage the public with archives and desire to provide narratives of these employees to fill the gaps or address the silences in historical acknowledgement of this McGill community was remarkable.

Published on: 13 Apr 2022

Blog Contributions to the DRAW (Data Rescue Archives and Weather ) Participatory Archives by students in the 641 Archival Description and Access course taught by Gordon Burr are highlighted in the May postings.

Published on: 4 Jun 2021

Prof Catherine Guastavino's research on urban sounds has been featured in the Radio Canada TV show Découverte with the participation of several SIS students and post-docs from the Sounds in the city partnership.

The section on Sounds in the city, entitled À l'écoute de la ville, starts at 33 minutes.



Published on: 27 Apr 2021

MISSA has organized SIS merchandise available for purchase online!


Orders can be placed online and shipped directory to your house 

Click the link to view products and place your order 

Published on: 29 Mar 2021

Dominique Robichaud has been awarded a Pathy Fellowship; the project started as a MITACS supervised by Prof Kimiz Dalkir and Dominique went on to collaborate with the First Nations group.  Click the link to read more about the McGill students who have earned fellowships

Dominique Robichaud | McGill University
Community: Wabanaki Nation, QC
Initiative: Waban-Aki Nation and Community Archives

Published on: 26 Mar 2021

Prof Dalkir was awarded the International Knowledge Management award at a virtual ceremony held in December 2020! 

Published on: 26 Jan 2021

Sounds in the City, a research partnership led by Dr. Catherine Guastavino at SIS, is investigating the effect of the pandemic on Montreal soundscapes.

Published on: 15 Dec 2020

The School of Information Studies is happy to announce 2 students Chloe Belair-Morin and Sarah Monnier as part of the Indigenous Student Librarian program. This programs offers a tuition waiver to an Indigenous student as well as part time employment as a student librarian or archivist at Concordia Library. The program is a partnership between McGill, Concordia and Univesité de Montreal

Published on: 28 Sep 2020

McGill jumps 12 places in global university rankings


In separate a ranking, 10 academic subjects at McGill were rated among the top 50 in the world

Library and Information Studies ranked 38th globally and 2nd in Canada.  More information in the reporter article here!

Published on: 19 Aug 2020

The School of Information Studies is very pleased to announce that Prof. Benjamin Fung has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. Prof. Fung is a stellar researcher and holder of the CRC Chair in Data Mining for Cybersecurity. He has an outstanding and seemingly unstoppable successful track record in grantsmanship. He is also a highly valued teacher and mentor to our students as well as someone who is ever at the ready to contribute to the SIS, McGill and wider professional and practitioner communities. Our School is lucky to have him on board. Congratulations Prof Fung!

Published on: 17 Aug 2020

Prof Catherine Guastavino's research on quieted city sounds during lock down has been featured several times this past month in the news and on the radio.  Read or listen more about this new research here!


· Leblanc, E. (2020, May 30). L’après-COVID-19: tirer les leçons de ce printemps silencieux. Radio-Canada. Retrieved from

Radio interviews:

Published on: 8 Jun 2020


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