Caleb Domsy graduated from the iSchool’s Master of Information program in 2014 – and recently shared his strong connection to the iSchool community in an article published by the Ontario Library Association (OLA).
The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) has chosen iSchool Professor Heather MacNeil as the 2015 recipient of its James J. Talman Award.
When someone retires, they normally receive various gifts and other tokens of appreciation from colleagues, family, and friends.
Now into its third year, the MISC Outstanding Instructor Award for an exceptional course instructor at the Faculty of Information has been awarded by the Master of Information Student Council (MISC), for 2015, to Dr Colin Furness (MISt 1999, PhD 2010).
Under intense time pressure, a team of Faculty of Information students at the University of Toronto took on and won William Osler Health System’s (Osler) second annual National Student App Development Contest. The team developed Outpatient App, a mobile application that delivers hospital-specific and interactive discharge instructions to Osler’s Emergency Department patients.
For her commitment to lifelong learning, leadership, and pushing comfort zones as an iSchool adjunct instructor and legislative librarian at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Vicki Whitmell (MLS ’84) has been chosen as the 2015 FIAA Outstanding Alumna.
Spring is a time of renewal, when people often make plans and set goals for the coming year.
This was certainly the case for the heads of the Canadian Council of Information Studies/Conseil Canadien des sciences de l’information (CCIS-CCSI) and the Directors of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), who met in Toronto from May 13-14.
Companies and public institutions don’t give staff awards for just doing your job, but for going beyond the call of duty.
From how Canadian sell-side investment analysts seek and use information to evaluate the financial health of companies (Natasha Ali), to information behaviour for converts to Islam (Elysia Guzik), to information seeking and use practices and informal “working” conditions of hobbyist game makers in Toronto (Chris J. Young, pictured).
Balancing studies, a social life, and part-time job, while maintaining top marks? Those types of students are recognized by the University of Toronto through the annual Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards each spring.
This year, the University of Toronto awarded graduating Master of Information student Kate Langrell, and graduating Master of Museum Studies student, Jaime Clifton-Ross for achieving this balance. Each received a plaque during a ceremony at Convocation Hall, on the St. George campus.