Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 12:15 pm
365 Laurier Ave W., Departmental Boardroom (2nd floor), Ottawa
Are you looking for help in providing information services to your clients? Do you need someone to assist on a special project?
Co-op students from SLAIS: The iSchool@UBC can help.
For over five decades, the iSchool at UBC – more formally known as the School of Library, Archival & Information Studies – has been a leader in educating information professionals in Canada, equipping them with the knowledge and understanding necessary to obtain and manage information in an increasingly complex world.
SLAIS students are trained in today’s best professional practices, and they will be tomorrow’s leaders in planning, implementing, and promoting the preservation, organization, and effective use of society’s recorded information and ideas. Unique to this School is the Masters of Archival Studies, which recently received the Inaugural Award for Academic Excellence from ARMA International, as well as the Dual MAS/MLIS Joint degree.
The skills and knowledge sets they bring include:
- Collection evaluation
- Creating metadata & resource descriptions
- Database creation & search functionality
- Digitization project management
- Document appraisal & organization
- Indexing & classification
- Instructional skills
- Interface design
- Records management
- Reference service
- Research & analysis
- User surveys & needs assessments
- Web design & content development
Come to an information session to learn more.
- Julie Walchli (Director, Arts Co-op Program)
- Recent graduates from the program now working in permanent roles in the NCR
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