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In the news: School of Information Studies Director France Bouthillier interviewed by Ottawa Citizen re: national library catalogue move to OCLC

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:53

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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In the news: Cyber forensics research by Dr. Fung of the School of Information Studies featured in McGill's Headway magazine

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:55
McGill 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.

Read the full text article about Dr. Fung's research and cyber forensic tool in Headway, Volume 8, Number 1 Spring 2014: The Big Picture on Big Data - 002//Cyber Forensics.

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1st Annual Symposium of Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:00 - 15:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
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Join us at the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter Symposium for presentations and discussion on the latest issues affecting the field of moving image archiving.

The event will feature presentations by David Stevenson - Conservator @ Canadian Centre of Architecture, Phil Spurrell - Proprietor of Le CineClub Film Society, and student presenters from the McGill School of Information Studies.

For more information, please contact amiamontreal [at] gmail [dot] com

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Using social media tools in teaching and learning

Tue, 2014-05-06 14:00 - 16:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Room: MS2-028 & MS2-029, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

From twitter to blogging, social media platforms can be effective in the classroom: these tools can increase communication skills, student participation, help link classroom experiences to the real-world, and facilitate collaboration.  This workshop is meant for any instructor at McGill, from TAs to lecturers and Professors.

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Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Tue, 2014-04-29 (All day)

Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014

Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period)

Access course evaluations in Minerva

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Course Evaluation Period for Winter 2014

Tue, 2014-03-11 11:27

Regular Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Extended Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Apr. 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period)

Complete course evaluations in Minerva

Any questions? Write to: mercury [dot] info [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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SIS Seminar Series: "Digital Devices in Archive Reading Rooms: Assessing Regulations in the TARO Archives." Guest Speaker Dr. U. Karadkar

Fri, 2014-03-14 13:30 - 15:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Unmil Karadkar

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on archival device regulations and mobile applications to assist in archival research with guest speaker Dr. Unmil Karadkar, Assistant Professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin.


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SIS Seminar Series: "Computational Privacy: Two Fundamental Problems." Guest Speaker Dr. R. Shokri

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:00 - 13:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Reza Shokri

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on the challenges of computational privacy in the age of big data with guest speaker Dr. Reza Shokri, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Information Security, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich.

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Discover McGill’s Re-launched Teaching for Learning Blog

Thu, 2014-02-27 14:22

There’s a change afoot at McGill. More and more people on campus are interested in changing things up – crossing boundaries, breaking down silos, and using new technologies.  Develop your teaching by engaging in a conversation around the Teaching for Learning Blog.

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Master's Practicum Showcase Open House

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:00 - 16:30
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Please join us at the McGill School of Information Studies to celebrate the accomplishments of our students in the Master of Library & Information Studies Winter 2014 Practicum program.

The Practicum showcase is a unique opportunity to learn more about projects completed in a variety of public and private-sector information settings, featuring projects in the areas of archives, knowledge management, librarianship, records management, user experience, and more.  

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