Introducing 2020 Panel, Archiving LGBT+ History

We are pleased to announce the Archiving LGBT+ History panel for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, featuring panel moderator Rebecca Rose and panelists Meredith Batt, Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, and Lydia Hunsberger. Rebecca Rose is a Cape Breton-born queer femme, feminist, and freelance writer…

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Introducing 2020 Speaker, Susan McClure

IWB is excited to announce one of our speakers for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, Susan McClure! Susan will be speaking about efforts to diversify the Halifax Municipal Archives. Susan has a Masters of Archival Studies from the University of British Columbia and…

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Introducing 2020 Speaker, Andrew Steeves

We are pleased to announce one of our speakers for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, Andrew Steeves! Andrew will be speaking about local publishing practices. Andrew Steeves was born in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. After taking degrees in Criminology and English, he settled…

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Introducing 2020 Speaker, David Wilcox

IWB is excited to announce one of our speakers for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, David Wilcox! David will be speaking about open source library software. David is the Program Leader for Fedora at LYRASIS. He sets the vision for Fedora and serves…

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Introducing 2020 Speaker, Emily Glover

IWB is excited to announce one of our speakers for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, Emily Glover! She will be speaking about food literacy programming at the public library and the benefits of providing barrier free food and nutrition education to our community.…

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Introducing 2020 Closing Speaker, Sarah Beanlands

We are pleased to announce our Closing Speaker for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, Sarah Beanlands! She will be speaking about removing information barriers in archaeology. Sara Beanlands is a founding partner of Boreas Heritage Consulting Inc., an independently owned company of archeology…

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Introducing 2020 Keynote Speaker, Dorene Bernard

We are pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, Dorene Bernard! She will be speaking about grassroots activism and environmental protection. Dorene is a Mi’kmaq Grassroots Grandmother, Water Protector, Water Walker, and Survivor of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School.…

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Student Competitions Now Open!

The 14th annual student-run Information Without Borders Conference will take place on February 11th, 2020. This year's conference theme is Information at Home. The IWB Conference hosts two competitions to showcase student research from graduate students currently enrolled at Dalhousie University: the Student Poster Competition and…

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IWB recruiting incoming students

Information Without Borders is currently recruiting incoming students in Dalhousie's MI/MLIS program for the upcoming 2020 conference. All positions are a two-year commitment. The committee is looking for the following positions to be filled: Programming: 2 Chairs Registration: 2 Chairs Logistics: 1 Chair Fundraising…

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Announcing Student Speakers!

IWB would like to congratulate first year MLIS students Nicole Marcoux, Steven McDonald, and Nicole Slipp for being selected as this years student presenters! Each student will be given fifteen minutes to present their research in the Council Chambers, starting at 12:40. Come hear…

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