We’re pleased to share with you a selection of recent honours, awards, and achievements of master’s students at the McGill School of Information Studies:
Heather Empey, MLIS’14, co-curated an exhibit at the McGill Library with Sean Swanick, Islamic Studies Liaison Librarian, McGill University. The Persianate Literary Heritage: Hidden Treasures from McGill’s Collections, on display from August 1, 2014 to January 31, 2015, celebrated McGill University’s rich collection of manuscripts, miniatures, and lithographs in Persian (Farsi).
Mark Mazumdar facilitated a session on the Panopto lecture capture tool at Concordia University’s e.Scape conference on technology-integrated teaching.
Rebecca Nieto, a 2013-2015 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Diversity Scholar, was awarded the Mosaic Scholarship from the Society of American Archivists (SAA).
Anastasia Prozorova (right), led the independent reading group, “Information and Chaos Theories,” through the McGill Institute for the Public Life of Arts & Ideas (IPLAI) in the Faculty of Arts. Open to all McGill students, staff, and faculty, this summer seminar ran from May to August 2014, and provided the opportunity to discuss information and chaos theories with an interdisciplinary approach.
Allison Smith, MLIS’14, was awarded the 2014 l’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec – Quebec Library Association (ABQLA) Student Scholarship.
>> In addition to these achievements, a high proportion of our master’s students are involved in diverse leadership and community engagement activities, including involvement in the McGill Information Studies Student Association (MISSA), and many other professional chapters and groups at the School.
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