The iSchool is proud to announce its first MOOC (Massively Open Online Course), entitled “Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, Evidence, Action.”
Kelly Lyons, Associate Professor at the iSchool, was selected as an example of a successful woman in technology in Ontario by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering.
Launched last fall by the iSchool institute in partnership with the Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC/CBUC), the Public Library Leadership Fellows (PLLF) program has received approval to continue.
Pictured at left are some of the Fellows in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, at the Site Visit hosted by the District of Columbia Public Library.
Faculty of Information alumna Zella Palmer Cuadra (MMSt ’10) has published a documentary cookbook, New Orleans con Sabor Latino: The History and Passion of Latino Cooking (University Press of Mississippi, 2013), which combines the diverse history of New Orleans w
A popular book co-written by Professor Emeritus Barry Wellman, who is Director of the NetLab, located at the iSchool, is now available in Italian, about to be released in Korean, and will appear soon in Chinese translation. Published in 2012, the MIT Press book later won a 2012 American Publisher’s Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence.
Over the weekend of November 8 to 9, students Kim Pham, Anny Cheng, Yanghuixin Liu, and Emily Maemura (pictured) attended the 4th Annual Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing (ONCWIC) conference at the University of Waterloo.
Assistant Professor Jenna Hartel and alumna Rebecca Noone (MMSt 2011) picked up the SIG-USE “Innovation Award” at the 2013 Association for Information Science and Technology’s Annual Meeting in Montreal recently, for a study they conducted along with recent graduate, Karen Pollock (MI 2011).
(L-R: Ms Noone and Prof. Hartel after receiving the award.)
After realizing that her love for “organizing stuff” could be an engaging, real-life career and aspiration, first year student, Emily Hanlon, immersed herself in the field of Information Management (IM).
Since completing her internship at the United Nations Secretariat in New York at the end of her first year at the iSchool in July 2011, Master of Information student Eleonore Fournier-Tombs has been working full-time at the United Nations, most recently as the online communications manager for the Human Development Report Office at the United Nations Development Programme.
Nelson Ng works as a Product Evangelist at Breakeven Inc., a Markham-based software company that creates applications for nonprofit organizations.
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