For her exemplary work in exploring the connection between objects and memory, the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) awarded Professor Lynne Howarth with its prestigious 2017 ALISE / Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults. A plaque and $1,000 was presented to Professor Howarth at the 2017 annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia on January 19.
The Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, is pleased that Professor Jenna Hartel (pictured at far left) is the recipient of the 2016 Library Journal/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award, presented at the ALISE conference awards ceremony on Thursday, January 19th.
User Experience Design (UXD) is a hot career prospect.
Four successful co-op placements at the Royal Bank of Canada and CIBC over the summer helped iSchool students land awards for performance—and jobs.
The Faculty of Information student-run journal, published the fall edition iJournal, Volume 2 No.1.
(December 16, 2016, Toronto, ON) — The Toronto Technoscience Research Unit at the University of Toronto is doing its part to stop crucial scientific and environmental information from possibly disappearing with the change of U.S. administration.
Tomorrow they are hosting a "guerrilla archiving event" to preserve at-risk climate and environmental data before president-elect Donald Trump takes office.
The Faculty of Information is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Professor, Sarah Sharma, as Director of the McLuhan Centre in Culture and Technology at the iSchool, for a five-year term, from January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2021. Thank you to Interim Director, Professor Seamus Ross, who held this role for the past year.
Information is a vital resource for an immigrant successfully settling into their new country. But getting access to services, resources, and securing meaningful employment, are all challenges many immigrants face around the world. A country as multicultural as Canada knows this fact.
On behalf of the Faculty of Information, I am saddened to announce Professor Emeritus and our former Dean, Reginald Brian Land, passed away at age 89 on November 26, 2016, in Georgetown, Ontario.
Prof. Land was a trailblazer at the Faculty, the last person to hold the Director position (1964-71), and our first Dean (1972).
This story could not be more Canadian.
The Faculty of Information is saddened to announce Professor Emeritus C.C. "Kelly" Gotlieb passed away on October 16, 2016, at the age of 95.