The 2024-2025 tentative schedule for the School of Information Studies has been added to Minerva and the university eCalendar. 

Please note that changes to the 2024-2025 schedule may occur, and students should regularly check their registration throughout the summer before the Fall term starts.

Registration for the 2024-2025 academic year will open for returning students on May 29th, 2024. You can find more details here: https://www.mcgill.ca/students/courses/add/when

Published on: 16 May 2024

The School of Information Studies is pleased to announce that PhD candidate Owen Stewart-Roberts has been awarded a prestigious SSHRC doctoral award for the 2024-2025 year. Congratulations Owen!

Published on: 3 May 2024

Congratulations to Muhe Yang, PhD in Information Studies student at the School of Information Studies (McGill University), has received a Fonds de Recherche du Quebec; Nature et Technologies scholarship, for their research (French/English): Soutenir l'activité physique à un âge avancé : Co-conception de technologies de promotion de l'activité / Supporting Physical Activity in Later Life: Co-Design of Activity Promoting Technologies.

The FRQNT scholarship is awarded on basis of research and academic merit.

Muhe Yang was also awarded a Wolfe Chair fellowship in April. 

Published on: 2 May 2024

McGill's Library program (MISt) has risen from 8th in the world in 2023 to 6th in the world in 2024. McGill now rates in the global top 50 across all five faculty areas. 

"Library Information & Management also climbed up the table, moving from eighth in 2023, to sixth this year. Anatomy & Physiology holds steady in the seventh spot."

Published on: 26 Apr 2024

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.

https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/decouverte/site/episodes/520848/covid-ghgsat-methane-lune-pollution

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

https://mcgillinfostudies.secure-decoration.com/ 

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

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