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Everything tagged: LIS Education

uAlberta School of Library and Information Studies MLIS Program Reaccredited to 2028

Congratulations to the uAlberta School of Library and Information Studies on the continued accreditation of its MLIS program!


News June 30, 2020 

Alma Matters: Changes in Leadership in LIS Schools

As the official end of the 2019-20 academic year approaches, a number of chairs and directors of Canada’s MLIS programs will be completing their terms.


News June 18, 2020 

Kathleen DeLong Appointed Interim Chair of uAlberta SLIS

Kathleen DeLong has accepted a one-year role as Interim Chair for the School of Library and Information Studies. This appointment commences on July 1, 2020, and is a half-time secondment.


News May 13, 2020 

Erik Kwakkel Appointed New Director of UBC iSchool

Dr. Erik Kwakkel will be the new Director of the School of Information (iSchool) at the University of British Columbia.


News April 13, 2020 

Shelagh Neary Mikulak Memorial Scholarship – Online Applications Open

Students must be:
Enrolled in a MLIS or LIT program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate or Graduate degree who demonstrates a passion for the library sciences field.
In any year of study at a Canadian post-secondary.
Able to demonstrate financial need.


News February 24, 2020 

UBC SLAIS Becomes the School of Information

The University of British Columbia today announced that the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) has officially changed its name to School of Information.


News January 2, 2020 

New Issue of Emerging Library & Information Perspectives Published

Emerging Library & Information Perspectives (ELIP) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal managed by students in the MLIS program at Western University.


News June 3, 2019 

Lyne Da Salva Appointed New Director of uMontréal EBSI

Dr. Lyne Da Salva is the new Director of L’École de bibliotheconomie et des sciences de l’information (EBSI) at l’Université de Montréal.


News May 14, 2019 

Call for Applications: Manitoba Library Association (MLA) Scholarships

Are you currently enrolled in a graduate level program in library and information sciences? Have you heard about the Manitoba Library Association (MLA) Scholarships? Consider applying today!


News March 17, 2019 

Introducing Emerging Library & Information Perspectives (ELIP)

Emerging Library & Information Perspectives (ELIP): a new open access, peer-reviewed and student run journal grounded in experiential learning


Blog September 10, 2018