Use the links on the left to see SLAIS Current News, Past News, current and past ssues of the SLAISmatters newsletter, and information on events and colloquia at SLAIS.
Links to podcasts, vidcasts, and speeches given at SLAIS events and colloquia are provided below when available.
Bertram "Chip" Bruce - Youth Community Informatics: How Young People Use New Media for Community Action and Personal Growth
Presented April 11, 2012 by Bertram Bruce, Professor, The School of Library and Information Studies, University of Illinois
Dietmar Wolfram - Who are the Disciples and Admirers of an Author?
Presented March 26, 2012 by Dietmar Wolfram, Professor and Interim Dean at the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee
Elizabeth Denham - Assembly in the Digital Age: New Information Opportunities
Presented March 21, 2012 by Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia
Joan Mitchell - Digital Literacy: Changing the Dynamics of Learning
Presented March 14, 2012 by Joan Mitchell, Editor in Chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. http://webcasts.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/joan-mitchell-dewey-ecosystem
Slides of Presentation
2012 Research Day at The iSchool
The following video highlights some of the posters, talks, and demos presented at the iSchool's 3rd annual Research Day held March 2. Working with still images of the event, student Jonathan Kift has recreated a sense of the energy and excitement of the day.
William Cope - Digital Literacy: Changing the Dynamics of Learning
Presented November 2, 2011 by William Cope, Research Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. http://webcasts.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/?q=node/976
Michael Eisenberg - Project Information Literacy: What College Students Say about Conducting Research in the Digital Age
Presented November 2, 2011 by Michael Eisenberg, Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Washington, The Information School, Co-Principal Investigator, Project Information Literacy . http://webcasts.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/?q=node/975
Paul Whitney - Keep Calm and Carry On or Freak Out and Throw Stuff; The Public Library Moving Forward
Presented October 19, 2011 by Paul Whitney, Educator and Consultant and Former City Librarian, Vancouver Public Library and former Chief Librarian with Burnaby Public Library. http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/webcasts/node/948
Lynn Bartram - Human-Centred Systems for Sustainable Living
Presented October 26 by Lynn Bartram, Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, School of Interactive Arts and Technology. http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/webcasts/node/949
Kate Hennessy - Repatriation, Digital Media, and Culture in the Virtual Museum
Presented March 16, 2011 by Kate Hennessy, Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University, Anthropologist and new media artist, director of the Making Culture Lab. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwSM6AziECs
Ingrid Parent - Fast Forward: 21st Century Libraries In A Global Context
Presented March 2, 2011 by Ingrid Parent, University Librarian at UBC and President-elect of IFLA. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPSgPZdAxcs
Eliza Dresang - Project VIEWS: Early Learning Initiatives That Work Successfully (or Do They?)
Presented November 17, 2010 by Dr. Eliza T. Dresang, Beverly Cleary Chair for Children's Literature and Services at The University of Washington Information School. http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/node/368
George Buchanan - Supporting the Reading to Digital Books
Presented November 5, 2010 by Dr. George Buchanan, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design at City University, London. http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/node/352
Geoffrey Yeo - Speech Act Theory and Concepts of the Record
Presented November 3, 2010 by Prof. Geoffrey Yeo, Lecturer, Department of Information Studies, University College London, and Visiting Professor, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies.http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/node/353
Ann Curry - Silencing by Shouting Down: Acceptable Censorship in 2010?
Presented October 28, 2010 by Prof. Ann Curry, Professor, Department of Education, University of Alberta. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvWJX1xau3U
Michael Gurstein - Community Informatics: Using Information and Communications Technologies to Empower Communities
Presented September 22, 2010 by Dr. Michael Gurstein, Executive Director of the Centre for Community Informatics Research, Development and Training (CCIRDT) in Vancouver, Canada. http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/node/344
MACL/Green College Symposium, "Utopian Tendencies of Oddly Modern Fairy Tales."
Presented March 24, 2010 by Prof. Jack Zipes, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMdLXij02fU
ACA@SLAIS Symposium, "Preserving the Memory of the World."
Welcome and greetings by Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Students, at the opening of the ACA@SLAIS Symposium “Preserving the Memory of the World” held March 12, 2010 in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
A Panel of Copyright and Intellectual Property
Presented February 6, 2010 as part of the SLAIS Colloquium series at the Irving K. Barber Centre. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkNNd1GPHH8
Stabilizing Young People with Information and Space
David Hendry and Jill P. Woelfe, presented January 27, 2010 as part of the SLAIS Colloquium series in the Irving K. Barber Centre. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywmT3XPyvw4
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