Four SLIS students entering the second year of their studies have received prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships. Michelle Brailey, Nicole Loroff, Kyle Marshall and Samantha West have all been recognized for their academic achievement and the strength of their proposed research projects. SLIS wishes to congratulate Michelle, Nicole, Kyle and Samantha on their well-deserved accomplishment.
Shawna will be attending the 2014 Young Adult Literature Symposium in Austin, Texas. The conference theme is "Keeping it Real: Finding the True Teen Experience in YA Literature"
The School of Library and Information Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Ali Shiri has been promoted to the rank of Professor effective July 1, 2014. This promotion recognizes Dr. Shiri's outstanding research, service, and teaching contributions to the School, to the Faculty of Education, to the University of Alberta, and to the library and information field at large.