Community: Hack Library School Blog – Five (Big Picture) Tips for First-Year Library Students

Five (Big Picture) Tips for First-Year Library Students

Katelyn Sabelko, a MA student in the iSchool at University of Wisconsin – Madison, recently published this HLS piece. Reflecting upon her first year in another library school, she highlights 5 big-picture tips for those just starting library school. It’s some very sound advice and shouldn’t just be limited to first-years.

Annual Meeting: Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association, May 3

Annual Meeting: Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association

 May 3-4, 2019
Seattle, WA

On the first weekend of May, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association is having their 50th Annual Meeting on the UW campus. Current MLIS students Rebecca Shaw and Sara Reubelt will be presenting their in-progress Capstone project with the Seattle Opera Archives, titled Seattle Opera Through the Decades on the afternoon of the first day.

Registration

Full registration and payment will be on site, Friday May 3, 12:30 – 1:00 PM. Please print out and complete this form prior to bringing it to registration.

If you intend to attend dinner, please complete the following separate form by April 25.

For more information, including a schedule of the days’ events and registering for dinner, please visit the meeting website.

Funding: Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, Mar 31

Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Deadline: Grant Proposals due by March 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM PDT

Broadening participation in computing is a core part of Microsoft’s values; accordingly, they are excited to continue the Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant that aims to recognize, support, and mentor diverse doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research in computing-related fields. Continue reading

Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis, Apr 5

Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis

Deadline to submit a proposal is April 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM, PDT.

Are you a UW graduate student in the final stages of your capstone, thesis or dissertation project? Apply to compete in Three Minute Thesis, where you’ll have the opportunity to present your research in just three minutes for cash prizes totaling $2,500. The 2019 UW Three Minute Thesis (UW 3MT®) Competition is open to all eligible graduate students from Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses. Continue reading

UW Libraries Panel – The Newbie’s Guide to Conquering a Conference, Mar 11

UW Libraries Panel – The Newbie’s Guide to Conquering a Conference

March 11, 2019
10:00 – 11:00 am (PST)
OUGL 220 and Zoom (stay tuned for link)

UW Libraries is holding a panel called “The Newbie’s Guide to Conquering a Conference” about how to approach attending and presenting at library conferences. The panel will be aimed at early career librarians, and MLIS students have been invited by Sally Pine to attend.

Funding: Scholarship Applications Open 2019 Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics, Mar 31

Scholarship Applications Open 2019 Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics

Deadline: Applications due Sunday, March 31, 2019

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2019 UW Biostatistics Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (see below). Also, general registration is open for the Summer Institutes in Big Data, Clinical & Epidemiological Research, and Modeling in Infectious Diseases. Continue reading

OWRC Writing Circle Networking Event, Jan 29

OWRC Writing Circle Networking Event, Jan 29

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Allen Library Research Commons

The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) is co-hosting a writing circle networking event with GPSS and the Research Commons on Tuesday, January 29 at 3:30 pm in the Research Commons. It aims to help grads and postdocs from all backgrounds connect and form writing circles for their projects. A reception with refreshments will follow.

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