Spring 2014 Newsletter: Director’s Message
2014 Spring Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter: Director’s Message

Dear alumni & friends, 2013 has been another very busy year in terms of new developments at the School, with three new faculty members, a forward-thinking expansion of our master’s program, and exciting new research initiatives. In spite of drastic budget cuts McGill University made to meet government requirements, in addition to the lack of … Continue reading

Introducing the New Master of Information Studies (MISt)
2014 Spring Newsletter / Features

Introducing the New Master of Information Studies (MISt)

The School is pleased to announce the redesign of the Master of Library & Information Studies (MLIS) program into the new Master of Information Studies (MISt). The MISt seeks to educate information professionals in a broad sense, offer increased flexibility for selecting and adding areas of specialization, and better integrate information technology, management, and research … Continue reading

Trends in Information Science Examined at SIS Symposium
2014 Spring Newsletter / Features

Trends in Information Science Examined at SIS Symposium

In July 2013, a symposium on current and future trends in information science research was held at the School with a panel of six leaders in the field of information studies. The international panel was organized by the School and the McGill Student Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in conjunction … Continue reading

The Future of KM Revealed at ICKM 2013
2014 Spring Newsletter / Features

The Future of KM Revealed at ICKM 2013

By Nathalie de Preux, MLIS student On November 1-2, 2013, the 9th edition of the International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) took place for the first time here in Montreal, around the themes of knowledge management metrics, performance measurement, capacity building, and certification. ICKM is a unique conference as it gathers researchers and practitioners from … Continue reading