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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Announcing Information Sharing Platform: GreyLit

This year one of IWB's sponsors is GreyLit, a platform that allows members to publish instantly, be reviewed by true peers in real-time, and be shared globally, allowing authors to get feedback and analytics on unpublished works. Users gain access to interdisciplinary, user-generated research,…

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Announcing Closing Speaker Daniel Rotsztain!

Daniel Rotsztain is the Urban Geographer, an artist, writer and cartographer whose work examines our relationship to the places we inhabit. The author of All the Libraries Toronto, a colouring book featuring every branch of Toronto Public Library, Daniel now sits on Toronto Public…

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Introducing Session Speakers Melissa Helwig, Lara Killian, Katie McLean and Robin Parker!

Melissa Helwig is a Librarian at the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library at Dalhousie University, primarily teaching and researching with the College of Pharmacy. She has a keen interest in the information seeking behaviours of Health Profession practitioners and students. Other areas of interest…

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Registration is now open!

Registration for our 13th annual IWB conference is now open! Our topic for 2019 is Information Accessibility. Tickets are available through EventBrite here. The conference takes place on February 12th at the McInnes Room on Dalhousie Campus. General tickets are on sale until February 12th,…

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2019 Speakers: Introducing Teresa Blankmeyer Burke

Teresa Blankmeyer Burke, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Gallaudet University, a bilingual university American Sign Language and English institution serving deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students in Washington DC. She is the only signing Deaf philosopher in the world with a doctorate in…

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