School of Information Studies

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is strongly represented at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-5 in Montreal.

The conference is co-chaired by Dr. France Bouthillier, SIS Director and faculty member. Faculty, affiliated researchers, and students are participating in panels and workshops and presenting papers and posters.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News, Student News, PhD News
Published on: 1 Nov 2013

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to participate in ICKM 2013, the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management held November 1-2 in Montreal.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 1 Nov 2013

Professor France Bouthillier, Director of the School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome three new faculty members:

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 10 Sep 2013

Allana Mayer, School of Information Studies MLIS II student is the winner of the ProQuest Roger K. Summit Scholarship, open to LIS students worldwide! The Roger K. Summit Scholarship, awarded annually by ProQuest, recognizes LIS students who demonstrate outstanding interest or performance in electronic information services. The award is the equivalent of US $5,000 and will be presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference.

Classified as: Awards, Student News, Master's
Published on: 17 Jun 2013

Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien, School of Information Studies Assistant Professor, has received the following research grants:

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 6 Jun 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her 5-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for research on auditory motion perception.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 5 Jun 2013

School of Information Studies alumna and Education Liaison Librarian Maya Kucij (MLIS '08) has been awarded the McGill Library's 2013 Librarian Excellence Award. The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.

Congratulations Maya!

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Alumni News
Published on: 3 Jun 2013

Congratulations to School of Information Studies PhD student Jonathan Dorey on receiving a FQRSC research grant!

Jonathan's research investigates the increased access and use of digital and digitized archives for undergraduate students, with FQRSC funding to December 2014. His PhD supervisor is Prof. Catherine Guastavino.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 21 May 2013

 

School of Information Studies (SIS) faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino is co-organizing the second international conference "Tracking the Creative Process in Music" in Montreal on Oct 10-12, 2013.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 14 May 2013

Les Cahiers du Numérique has published a special thematic issue on the preservation of digital cultural artifacts, prepared by School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino and recent PhD graduate Guillaume Boutard, guest editors.

View a summary of contents at Les Cahiers du Numérique, Vol. 8, No. 4 (2012).

Classified as: SIS, Faculty News, Student News
Published on: 13 May 2013

Recent School of Information Studies PhD graduates Guillaume Boutard and Amandine Pras have been awarded two-year FQRSC post-doctoral fellowships.

Guillaume will be continuing his research at Université de Montréal and Amandine at Columbia University. Congratulations Guillaume & Amandine!

For more information on a range of funding opportunities available through the FQRSC (Le Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture), visit the FQRSC website.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Alumni News
Published on: 13 May 2013

The McGill School of Information Studies warmly congratulates the following incoming PhD in Information Studies students on receiving McGill Graduate Fellowships this spring:

Jesse David Dinneen: 2013-2014 Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship recipient
Carolyn Pang: 2013-2014 Wolfe Fellowship in Scientific and Technological Literacy recipient

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 30 Apr 2013

School of Information Studies graduating MLIS student Xenia Kurguzova has won a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) prize for her visual depiction of Eastern European corruption research.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 10 Apr 2013

A warm congratulations to graduating PhD student Kaushilya Weerapura and supervisor Dr. Kimiz Dalkir on the publication of Kaushilya's thesis as a book:

Self-Regulated Learning: An Information Science Perspective

From publisher:

Classified as: SIS, Student News, education, Alumni News
Published on: 4 Apr 2013

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".

Congratulations Guillaume!

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 28 Mar 2013

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