Funding: Joe Ann Clifton Student Award for 2019 SLA Annual Conference, Mar 25

Joe Ann Clifton Student Award for 2019 SLA Annual Conference

Deadline: Submission due March 25, 2019.

The Information Technology Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) is accepting submissions for its 2019 Joe Ann Clifton Student Award to help cover expenses at the 2019 SLA Annual Conference June 14-18, 2019, in Cleveland, OH, not to exceed $1,500. This award is intended to promote participation in the SLA Annual Conference by an exceptional library science student (or field related to the IT Division’s mission). The award also includes Student membership in SLA for one (1) year. Continue reading

Spring 2019 Course: LIS 598 H – Information Beyond Borders: Designing for Resilience

LIS 598 H (SLN 16268): Information Beyond Borders: Designing for Resilience

Engage with the world in spring quarter: INFX 598 Designing for Resilience. Join Prof Karen Fisher, 5-year embedded field researcher with UNHCR on the Syrian border, as you learn about information worlds in conflict zones and how information and technology can support human relationships and resilience. Taught online, the class takes a global perspective to understand borders, conflict, vulnerability, power, community, and security. Join the class this spring!

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Notice: UW-IT would like your help in user studies

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UW-IT is currently undertaking various efforts to improve student experiences. Recent efforts include MyUW, SpaceScout, and UW Event Calendar. Beginning in Autumn 2013, we will be conducting multiple user research studies in order to better understand the experience of students and their information needs.

If you are interested, please sign up or learn more at depts.washington.edu/ux/teamup.  By completing this survey, you agree to be recruited for user research studies for the purpose described above. Students who are selected and participate in the studies will be compensated.