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Do you know an SLA Western Canada Chapter member who has made a significant contribution to the information profession? Would you like to acknowledge the work they have done? SLA WCC established the SLA WCC Outstanding Information Professional Award to recognize and honour members of WCC who contribute significantly to the profession. Any member who has made a contribution worthy of acknowledgement can be nominated for the award. This award recognizes our colleagues who have:
Are you interested in growing your leadership skills? Are you looking for a way to get better connected with SLA? Do you have a few hours a month to contribute to your profession? Why not volunteer on next year's Board? The Board is currently looking for reliable volunteers to fill several positions for 2020. Board meetings are virtual so you do not need to live in a major centre in order to hold a position. Volunteers must be SLA members in good standing at the time they are elected. ...
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The SLA WCC Year End event in Vancouver is happening Thursday, September 26.Our keynote talk this year is titled "Information Spaces: How Reading Changed in the Middle Ages", and will be given by Dr. Yin Liu with research assistance from Madison Taylor. Dr. Liu will be exploring a crucial but little-known development in the history of information technology: a phenomenon she calls the 'medieval reading shift'. She'll be looking at why it happened, how it happened, and how it changed the way information was stored, organized and retrieved both within the book itself and in libraries. Today, as we confront the challenges of a rapidly changing digital world, there are important lessons to be learned from the medieval pastTickets: Purchase your online tickets today. Students and SLA members receive a discount but all information professionals and interested people are welcome to attendCatered snacks and a beer or wine is included with your ticket. A cash bar will also be availableWhen: Thursday, September 26, Doors 6:00 pm, Talk 6:30 pm – 7:30 pWhere: The Post @ 750, an event space located at 110-750 Hamilton Street in downtown Vancouver (on Hamilton between Robson and Georgia).
Join us at one, two, or all of our events! Stop by for a short time or stay for a while.
We hope to see you there!
The Partnership Job BoardThe Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada provides The Partnership Job Board, a listing of positions available in the library and information sector in Canada.
Foothills Library Association Jobs PageThis job web page is maintained by the Foothills Library Association of Calgary and lists positions in public, academic, and special settings across Western Canada. Postings are updated once per week on Mondays with new postings marked. Be sure to scroll down the screen to see additional “ad scan” postings which the Association has located.
SlaisJobs (UBC School of Library, Archival, & Information Studies Jobs)This list is open to all students and interested professionals. The list picks up many BC and Western Canadian positions, but also includes some American and overseas positions.