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UBC iSchool Introduces Designing for People (DFP) Graduate Specialization

This is a new opportunity for students interested in the human-centred design of systems, human-computer interaction, interaction design, or related areas.

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News August 17, 2018 


Keren Dali, Nadia Caidi Receive ALA Award for “Diversity by Design”

The ALA David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award recognizes recent articles that include significant new research related to the understanding and promotion of multiculturalism in libraries in North America.

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News May 20, 2018 


Call for Applications: ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

The ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) attracts students from historically underrepresented groups to careers in academic and research libraries and archives.

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News April 2, 2018 


iSchool Student Associations Respond to Changes to Inforum

Statements from the Master of Information Student Council (MISC) and the Doctoral Student Association (DSA)

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News March 4, 2018 


uToronto iSchool Proposes Changes to Inforum; Replace On-Site Collection with Additional Study Spaces

To create 30 new study places, the proposal calls for the Inforum’s onsite collection to be moved from its current location to other libraries in the University of Toronto Library system.

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News February 20, 2018 


uAlberta SLIS Employment Survey of 2016 Graduates

In November 2017, the School of Library and Information Studies conducted its 28th annual employment survey of graduates of the MLIS program at the University of Alberta.

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News January 22, 2018 


Congratulations to the Canadian Recipients of 2018 ALISE Awards!

Congratulations to members of the Canadian library and information management community being recognized by their peers in the Association for Library and Information Science Education!

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News December 5, 2017 


Keeping It Real: Frontline MLIS Practicum Feedback from Supervising Librarians and Archivists

uAlberta SLIS recently released the results of a survey conducted of practitioners who had supervised MLIS students in the School’s Practicum course between 2015 and 2017.

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News October 3, 2017 


Alma Matters: Danielle Allard Joins uAlberta SLIS; Mike Smit Appointed A/Associate Dean

News from Canada’s LIS programs

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News April 25, 2017 


UBC SLAIS/Journalism/Media Studies Merger Not Moving Ahead

Due to insufficient support for the proposal, UBC’s Acting Dean of Arts decided not to proceed at this time.

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News April 22, 2017