Friday, August 15, 2014 - 16:32

As part of Mozilla’s campaign to celebrate “making” to teach web literacy, the iSchool is hosting a Maker Party for youth in Toronto.

On Thursday, August 21st from 1-3 pm, the iSchool invites youth ages 5-12 (accompanied by their parents or guardians) to try out "maker" projects including animation, 3D printing, and physical computing in the Inforum, 140 St. George Street.

Spearheaded by recent iSchool alumna, Karen Louise Smith (PhD 2013), the event is part of Mozilla's annual global campaign to teach the web.

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:13

Researchers at the iSchool’s Critical Making Lab, University of Toronto, grabbed international headlines again, this time by making people think twice about public washrooms.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 13:58

While many part time positions in libraries enhance students’ educational and professional development, often they do not provide structured learning about libraries beyond the role.

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 12:30

Faculty of Information summer student communications writer, Evan Hamilton, spoke to Professor Kelly Lyons and returning MI students, Maggie Hanlon and Roxanna Dehghan, about balancing school with sports, and how being active can make you better in the classroom. Just as Dr.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 10:00

Congratulations to Matt Ratto who has been granted tenure at the rank of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Information.

"This is a well-deserved promotion and outstandingly news for our Faculty. Matt has consistently trailed a path of innovative ideas in his labs, particularly his work with 3D printers, which ultimately tackle some of society’s priorities," says Dean Seamus Ross.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:43

Each year the Friends of the Mississauga Library offer their Library Education Award supporting Mississauga residents who are pursuing a career in library science.

The 2014 Jim Wilde Library Education Award winners are Fawzia Raja and Olivia Harris, both entering the Master of Information, Library and Information Science program, at University of Toronto this fall.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 12:31

Faculty of Information course instructor, Greta Golick, wants her students to think about what form books take, how the content is presented, and create something new, using text and/or an image, thereby remaking the book.

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 11:05

Professor Periklis Andritsos has accepted an academic appointment at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) in the domain of "Big Data & Analytics," beginning in August 2014.  

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 14:57

The Book History and Print Culture (BHPC) program at the University of Toronto (UofT) has been called “a world leader in [its] field of academic study,” according to a program review by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS).

The program has an international reputation for Book History studies, a valuable resource for students and the University, the review noted.

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 12:17

From here in Toronto, to Los Angeles, to the United Kingdom, students at the iSchool are getting hands on this summer to help them prepare for careers as museum professionals.


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