MISCellaneous #34 – November 12 – November 18, 2018

  1. ACA – Tour of CBC Library and Mass Digitization project
  2. AMIA – AV Garage Sale – Call for Donations
  3. Graduate Students’ Union – Funding Opportunities
  4. MISC – Upcoming Meeting November 17, 1-3pm


MISCellaneous is the Masters of Information student newsletter.

  1. ACA – Tour of CBC Library and Mass Digitization Project

The Special Libraries Association (Toronto Student Group) and the Association of Canadian Archivists (University of Toronto Student Chapter), are pleased to announce a unique and highly anticipated tour of the CBC Library and Mass Digitization project on November 23, 2018 (1-3 pm). This tour will enable visitors to learn about media cataloguing, library access, and crucial role of this CBC Library within Toronto and the wider film community. Registered visitors are asked to arrive at least ten minutes prior to the tour’s commencement, at the Security Desk on the first floor of the CBC Toronto Broadcasting Centre. Please note that this tour is accessible-friendly. Following the completion of the tour, visitors and friends are invited to an informal pub night at the East of Brunswick Pub (720 Spadina Avenue, Unit 111). For more information and registration, please check out our Eventbrite page:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tour-of-the-cbc-library-and-mass-digitization-project-tickets-51621439114


  1. AV Garage Sale – Call for Donations

Come out to AMIA @ UofT’s AV garage sale on November 21st from 9am-5pm in the Bissell lobby!

We’re currently accepting donations of AV or related material, such as VHS tapes, DVDs, vinyl, and books on AV topics. If you have anything to donate, email us at amiaatuoft@gmail.com

  1. Graduate Students’ Union Funding Opportunities

Planning to attend a conference this year?  Apply for the GSU Conference Bursary for a chance to win $250 worth of financial assistance toward conference expenses.  Applications open November 1st, 2018. For more info, please see:


Also, in partnership with SGS, the GSU is offering merit-based equity awards recognizing exceptional students on campus for their contributions to the graduate student experience.  If you have contributed to improving your U of T community, consider applying for the Graduate Community Development Fund! Applications are available now until November 25, 2018.  For more info, please seehttps://www.utgsu.ca/gcdf


  1. MISC – Upcoming Meeting November 17, 1-3pm

MISC will be holding its November meeting this Saturday, November 17, from 1-3pm in the seventh floor student lounge. All members of the iSchool community are welcome to attend. On top of regular business, we will be ratifying the budget for the rest of the year, discussing election results, and revising our mission statement. Snacks will be provided before the meeting.

If you are unable to attend, but are interested to see what MISC is up to, meeting minutes will be posted to the MISC website within 2 days of our meeting.



Room Bookings

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