MISCellaneous: Week of October 23-27

  1. Want to put Student Council on your Resume? Positions Still Available
  2. The Second Annual Studio 307 Halloween Costume Jam
  3. iSchool Student Council – Our Slack Channel
  4. Digital Archives Professional Panel
  5. Designing and Delivering Instruction Webinar: Tips and Strategies for new Academic Librarians
  6. MISC Halloween: Friday Night Live at the ROM – 4 Tickets Left for Friday October 27
  7. HalloweeiTea: Wednesday September 25, 4:30-6 PM
  8. Librarians Without Borders Halloween Bake Sale
  9. Studies Calling for iSchool Participants
  10. Want to add your Ad? Details Here!

  1. Want to put Student Council on your Resume? Positions Still Available

Deadline: Open
Weekly Time Commitment: 0-3 hours

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


The Master of Information Student Council has 4 spots left for the year! We are currently looking for:

  • 1 Social Committee Co-Chair (plans iSchool events like pub nights & end of term socials with 2nd year co-chair Clara (LIS & ARM) & 1st year assistant Stephen (UXD))
  • 1 Graduate Student Union Representative (attends 7 meetings 2017-18: Monthly, Mondays, 6pm-9pm)
  • 2 Faculty Council Representatives (attends 3 meetings 2017-18: Sporadic, Thursdays, 4-6pm

Contact information above if interested. Training & letters of reference available. Looks great on your resume!


For further information about these positions, click here.


  1. The Second Annual Studio 307 Halloween Costume Jam

Event date: Wednesday October 25, 4-6:30PM

Location: Studio307 (BL 307)

Studio 307: http://studio307.github.io/


Join us in Studio307 to work on your Halloween look. There will be fabric, notions, some simple patterns, arts and crafts supplies, and, of course, the glue gun and sewing machines.


Officially, the event runs from 4-6:30 but we’re around during open hours starting at noon if you want to get in on the action early.


  1. Digital Archives Professional Panel
    Event date:
    Wednesday November 1, 5-6:30PM

Location: BL520

Join the Association of Canadian Archivists U of T Student Chapter for our first panel of the year! Come learn more about what it means to be a digital archivist from those in the field. This is a free event and everyone is welcome.


Light refreshments will be provided.


  1. MISC iSchool Slack Channel

Deadline: Open

Channel: Join Slack


Join our Slack channel to chat with us on matters related to academics, professional development, social events, the school Technology Fund, and anything iSchool/U of T related.


  1. Designing and Delivering Instruction Webinar: Tips and Strategies for new Academic Librarians

Event Date: Thursday October 26, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Location: InForum (BL 417)


Join Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians U of T Chapter to view a professional development webinar delivered by James Murphy, Information Specialist, LCR Learning (University of Calgary) on Thursday, October 26th from 12:00 – 1:30 PM in BL 417! This webinar will discuss strategies for designing and delivering library instruction, both in-person and using online teaching tools, such as LibGuides, LibWizard, Screencast software (e.g. Camtasia) and online meeting tools (e.g. Adobe Connect). Planned content includes developing learning objectives and lesson content, selecting and developing an instructional tool, delivery, and assessment strategies.


  1. MISC Halloween: Friday Night Live at the ROM – Tickets Available

Event date: Friday October 27, 7-10PM

Location: ROM

Tickets here: Eventbrite


There are 4 tickets remaining for those who’d like to join 27 fellow MI students for some spooky fun this Friday at FNLROM: Wicked!


This is the ROM’s Halloween Friday Night Live, a highly popular Toronto event that opens the gallery at night for music, mingling, and exploring the exhibits from a different perspective! Food and drinks are sold separately dat the event.


We’ll meet outside the ROM at 7:00 pm to get in line. Please note that after 8:00, ticket holders are no longer guaranteed entry. (It fills up really quickly!)


Tickets are $12.25 each (+ tax), and we’re almost out, so act fast!

This is a 19+ event, so remember to bring a valid piece of ID with you to enter.

  1. HalloweeiTea: Wednesday September 25, 4:30-6 PM

Location: InForum


It’s a fun time of year, so get your ideas flowing on a costume and dress up in your favourite mask, hat, costume, or go in character.  Scary treats! Spooky music! If you don’t want to dress up, come anyway, if you dare…


  1. Librarians Without Borders  Halloween Bake Sale

Date: Monday October 30, 9AM-3PM


Come enjoy a sweet treat at the Librarian’s Without Borders first bake sale of the year!


  1. Studies Calling for iSchool Participants:
  1. Course: INF 1321: Representing, Documenting, and Accessing the Cultural Record.
    Topic: Collaborative photographic record of the Bissell Building
    Help: Take a photo with the Bissell Building. Add it on Twitter and tag it #bisselfie, or send it on Twitter to @bisselfie
    Link: https://twitter.com/Bisselfie
    Questions & further details: hugh.samson@mail.utoronto.ca
  2. Course: INF 1323: The Information Experience,
    Topic: Information-seeking behaviours regarding application prep for PHD’s in Information Science
    Looking for: Current iSchool students applying to Information Science PHD programs
    Task: Interviews, approximately 1 hour in length
    Contact: Hugh Samson at hugh.samson@mail.utoronto.ca or 902.266.8915

10. 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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