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News tagged: LIS Education

Alma Matters: New Issues of iSchool Newsletters

New issues of Informed (uToronto iSchool) and Insights (UBC School of Information)

News July 25, 2021 


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 Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at Western University.

News July 7, 2021 


Library and Archives Canada Launches Bursary to Support Diversity in Canada’s Libraries and Archives

LAC will award up to $10,000 per funding cycle: $5,000 per selected student registered in full-time studies and $2,500 per selected student registered in part-time studies at Canadian colleges or universities for the 2021–2022 academic year, in a program that leads to a career in libraries or archives

News June 23, 2021 


Call for Applications: Kaleidoscope Program

The Kaleidoscope Program recruits MLIS students from historically underrepresented ethnic and racial groups into careers in research libraries and archives.

News April 22, 2021 


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 17, 2021 


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 Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at Western University.

News November 9, 2020 


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