MISCellaneous – Week of November 13-17

  1. Fall Clothing Swap – Tuesday November 21 with MUSSA!
  2. Speed Networking with SLA Toronto
  3. 3. iSchool Book Club Meeting #10: Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
  4. E-Commerce Industry Night – Wednesday November 15, 4-6PM
  5. 2017 Ontario College and University Library Association (OCULA) Fall Online Conference – Overcoming Fears
  6. Museum Talks: Community Collaborations Across Museums
    7. Studies Calling for iSchool Participants
  7. Want to add your Ad? Details Here!

  1. Fall Clothing Swap – Tuesday November 21 with MUSSA!

Event date: Tuesday November 21, 8:30am-6pm (approximate)

Location: BL705 – Student Lounge


Sick of your old clothes? Want to get them off your hands and get some new-to-you pieces?


Come check out the Fall Clothing Swap! We’ll be running out of the Student Lounge. Bring in your old clothes and take some new ones.


All leftover pieces will be sorted. Ripped and stained items will be taken to Value Village for recycling, items in good condition will go to the Yonge Street Mission’s store Double Take.


  1. 2. Speed Networking with SLA Toronto

Event Date: Tuesday November 14, 6-7:30PM

Location: BL417

Link: http://toronto.sla.org/events/?ee=710

More Info:  https://slatsgblog.wordpress.com/


Hello students! SLA Toronto’s First Five Years Team is hosting a speed networking event on Tuesday, November 14th. Join us for an opportunity to speak with a diverse group of information professionals. Check out the link to find out more information about the event!


  1. iSchool Book Club Meeting #10: Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

Event date: Tuesday November 14, 2017 4:00 PM

Location: Student Lounge (BL 705)

If you like reading and discussing books, come check out the iSchool Book Club! Our next meeting is on Tuesday November 14 at 4:00 PM in the student lounge (BL705). We will be discussing Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher.


As always, anyone is welcome to come! We begin each meeting by discussing books in general, exchanging recommendations, and catching up on what we’ve all been reading (or not reading), before moving on to our discussion of the official book for the month. We’re always happy to have new attendees!


  1. E-Commerce Industry Night – November 15, 4-6PM

Location: Koffler Student Services Centre (University of Toronto Career Centre – Seminar Room), 214 College Street
Dress Code: Business Casual

Sign Up: https://cln.utoronto.ca/home.htm for “The Career In E-Commerce & Retail (Digital) Networking Night”


Industry Participants:

Unilever – Jennifer Vincent (New Business & Capabilities Manager)

Procter & Gamble – Alex Lee (Brand Manager)

Walmart – Reema Ghai (Recruitment Lead)


  1. 2017 Ontario College and University Library Association (OCULA) Fall Online Conference – Overcoming Fears

Event date: Wednesday November 15, 9am-12pm

Cost: $20

Location: Virtual
Site: https://oculafall.wordpress.com/


Highlights include:


  • Opening Keynote: Anita Boey, PhD Candidate (ABD), Human Resource Management, York University – “Sharing Experiences Of Failure & Learning From It”
  • Lightning Talks: Sharing experiences of facing and overcoming fears in the workplace.
  • Mini-Workshop – a hands-on activity for our online participants.
  • Closing Keynote: Hamza Khan, multi-award winning marketer & entrepreneur – ““The Fear Factor: How to Harness the Impulse of the Human Spirit”


  1. Museum Talks: Community Collaborations Across Museums

Event date: Thursday November 16, 4-5:30PM

Location: BL728

Discussant: Cara Krmpotich, Director & Associate Professor of Museum Studies

Panelists: Deanna Nebenionquit, Curator Alternate & Collections Manager of the Art Gallery of Sudbury and Christine Shaw, Director & Curator, Blackwood Gallery | Assistant Professor of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga


This panel explores different ways in which community collaborations develop in museums, through the experiences of two curators. Christine Shaw speaks about the Blackwood Gallery’s yearlong program, Take Care, which mobilizes more than 150 artists, activists, curators and researchers confronting the crisis of care. Deanna Nebenionquit discusses a recent collaboration between the Art Gallery of Sudbury, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, and Northern Lights Festival Boreal, and touches on: strategies for reaching larger audiences, promoting regional artists, and bringing communities together.


  1. Studies Calling for iSchool Participants:


      Course: KMD 1001: Research and Methods

      Criteria: Current students who have applied to at-least one job online this year

      Task: Complete a short survey (takes about 5 minutes)

      Link: https://goo.gl/Df8tTb

      Contact: sori.lee@mail.utoronto.ca


      Course: KMD1001 Research and Methods

      Topic: User exp. study of workspace needs of digital freelancers & post-secondary students
      Help: You can help us by filling out our short survey for the study. We appreciate your support!

      Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B3RHJ2J
      Questions & further details: nadine.adelaar@mail.utoronto.ca



       Course: KMD1001 Research and Methods
       Topic: User exp. study of workspace needs of digital freelancers & post-secondary students

       Looking for: Post-secondary students to participate in a short interview about their  experiences using and finding workspaces on and off campus. We’d love to chat with interested iSchool students, and are very flexible when it comes to scheduling interviews.

       Task: Interview (15-20 minutes)

       Link: https://goo.gl/forms/tAQJnC5g1FyTxHa82
       Contact: nadine.adelaar@mail.utoronto.ca


       Course: KMD1001 Research and Methods

       Topic: The Role of Faculty in Student Mental Health

       Criteria: Current U of T students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s, alumni of less than 12 months

        Task: Short survey, 5-10 minutes

        Disclaimer: No identifying information will be collected




        Course: KMD 1001: Research and Methods

        Criteria: Current grad students who have attempted to use or used the health &

wellness services offered by the university

         Task: Interviews, approximately 30 minutes in length

         Compensation: $10 gift card of your choice
         Link: https://goo.gl/FSZHhE
         Contact: uoftmentalhealth@gmail.com

        Course: KMD 1001: Research and Methods
        Criteria: Current grad students who have attempted to use or used the health & wellness services offered by the university

        Task: Short survey, 5-10 minutes

        Link: https://goo.gl/9RMSq7
        Contact: uoftmentalhealth@gmail.com

       Course: N/A
       Topic: Research Participants for University of Toronto Library Webpage
       Task: Tree test activity, 5 minutes duration
       Link: https://3f707d2g.optimalworkshop.com/treejack/62k8v3ck


  1. Want to add your Ad? Details Here!

Deadline: Weekly, Submit by Sunday at 11:59PM

Contact: misc@utoronto.ca or amber.shortell@mail.utoronto.ca


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