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This page contains communications-related information for faculty and staff.

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Website and media

See the Forms, guidelines & policies page for SIS communications-related guidelines, a link to the McGill Guide to Experts, and a number of resources prepared for faculty by the McGill Media Relations Office for those in contact with the media.

 

Communication channels

The following is a quick guide to SIS communication channels and submission guidelines.

CHANNEL AUDIENCE SUBMISSIONS OPEN TO USE FOR 2014/15 CONTACT
Email lists
LIS Listserv Current SIS students, faculty, & staff. Faculty, staff, students, student group representatives. General School and LIS-related announcements (non-administrative). Administrators: E. Donald (Primary); TBA (Secondary). 
Outlook Current students, faculty. Generally, administrative staff. Official administrative messages from administrative staff. Not for general announcements. K. Hubbard.
SIS-JOBS Listserv Current students, alumni, any subscriber. Anyone; submissions moderated by SIS. LIS-related employment opportunities. Administrators: E. Donald (Primary); TBA (Secondary).
Moderator: C. Venetico.
MISSA Listserv Current Masters & PhD students only. Current Masters & PhD students only. Student-specific announcements posted by students, e.g. student association meetings and other student-only events, etc.  (Student-run. Managed by PGSS). Administrator: 2015 MISSA Internet Communications Officer: S. Astle.
PhD Listserv Current PhD students only. Current PhD students only. PhD-specific announcements posted by PhD students, e.g. conference notices, etc. 2014/15 PhD List Administrator/Moderator: J. Dinneen (PhD student). SIS contact: E. Donald.
         
Web & Social Media
SIS Website Current SIS community, alumni, prospective students & faculty, McGill community, public. Faculty, staff, students, alumni.  School-related announcements for the immediate SIS community, SIS alumni, and McGill community. E. Donald (Web Editor), F. Bouthillier.
SIS-Students Website Current students & student groups, prospective students. Student associations.   Site manager: MISSA Internet Communications Officer S. Astle (elected position). Space & support provided by the School. SIS contact: E. Donald.
SIS Wiki Students & student groups, primarily. SIS students, faculty, staff, alumni (editing access by request). McGill email holders (read-only access). For collaborative, unofficial information & knowledge-sharing, primarily student association information, among other uses. Minerva password required. Wiki moderator (2013/14): E. Donald. Secondary contact: TBA. Space & support provided by the School.
SIS Facebook Current SIS community, alumni, prospective students & faculty, McGill community, professional groups, public. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, public may post to the Wall following posting guidelines as indicated on page (must be SIS/LIS-related). Administrative/web staff post on behalf of the School. School and LIS-related announcements for the SIS community as a whole AND alumni, the McGill community, general public, etc. e.g. event reminders for SIS events open to the public, key news & announcements intended for a broader audience, etc. Administrators: E. Donald (Primary); F. Bouthillier (Secondary).
SIS LinkedIn SIS alumni, prospective students. SIS alumni & current students may join group and submit recommendations. School-related announcements for the SIS community, employers, prospective students, and general public, etc. e.g. key alumni announcements, open house announcements, etc. Administrators: E. Donald (Primary); F. Bouthillier (Secondary).
SIS Twitter Current SIS community, alumni, prospective students & faculty, McGill community, professional groups, public.   School and LIS-related announcements for the SIS community as a whole AND alumni, the McGill community, general public, etc. e.g. event reminders for SIS events open to the public, key news & announcements intended for a broader audience, etc. Administrators: E. Donald (Primary); TBA (Secondary).
Newsletter
SIS Newsletter (In Focus) Alumni, current SIS community, prospective students & faculty, McGill community, broader communities. Faculty, staff, students, alumni.  News and announcements related to the School, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and student groups. E. Donald, F. Bouthillier.

 

Related Channels 

Note: These channels or sites are not managed by the School.

Contact

General questions or comments about the School's communication protocol or channels may be addressed to the Director.

 

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