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Rhiannon Gainor, School of Information Studies PhD student, named ASIS&T New Leader

School of Information Studies PhD student Rhiannon Gainor

Rhiannon Gainor, McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) doctoral student, has been named a 2013-14 ASIS&T New Leader. This year was exceptionally competitive, with 77 applications from ASIS&T members from 10 countries. This is the second time in two years a SIS student has won this award. Congratulations Rhiannon!

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Published: 18Nov2013

Course Evaluations Matter...Evaluate your Courses!


Students - Course evaluations matter!

Don't forget to evaluate your courses. Evaluations are open Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 18, 2013.

School of Information Studies PhD students Rhiannon Gainor & Qing Zou win Information System Design Competition

ASIS&T 2013 Information System Design Competition

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies doctoral candidates Rhiannon Gainor and Qing Zou, whose team won the annual Information System Design Competition at the 2013 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) conference!

Published: 15Nov2013

School of Information Studies "Introduction to Museology" Student Project Exhibition

School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA
SIS Introduction to Museology Exhibition

Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students of GLIS 639: Introduction to Museology exhibit their final student projects in a mini-exhibition at the McGill School of Information

School of Information Studies @ ASIS&T 2013 Annual Meeting

ASIS&T Annual Meeting 2013

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.

Published: 1Nov2013

SIS MLIS Archival Studies student Allana Mayer wins ProQuest scholarship for electronic information services

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.

Published: 17Jun2013

SIS PhD student Jonathan Dorey awarded FQRSC grant for research on student use of digital archives


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.

Published: 21May2013

Dr. Catherine Guastavino & SIS PhD graduate Guillaume Boutard guest edit journal on preservation of digital cultural artifacts

Cahiers de numerique

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).

Published: 13May2013

SIS Convocation Celebration

Purvis Coach House Rm. 200, 3715 Peel St., CA

The School of Information Studies (SIS) is hosting a celebration for graduating SIS students following Convocation on May 29th.

The Purvis Coach House is located behind Purvis Hall, next to the Education Building.