MISCellaneous: Week of October 30-November 3

  1. iSchool Reading Week Pub Night – Thursday November 9 @ The Artful Dodger
  2. Feeling Stressed Out?Join the Sports Team at the iSchool!
  3. Fall Clothing Swap – Monday November 13
  4. Digital Archives Professional Panel
    5. Special Libraries Association-Toronto Student Group Meeting – Nov. 2
  5. Association Networking Event – November 2nd
    7. Speed Networking with SLA Toronto
  6. Librarians Without Borders Halloween Bake Sale
  7. Opening of the iSchool French Club
  8. Studio307 During November Reading Week
    11. Studies Calling for iSchool Participants
  9. Want to add your Ad? Details Here!

  1. iSchool Reading Week Pub Night – Thursday November 9 @ The Artful Dodger

Event date: Thursday November 9, 7-11PM

Location: The Artful Dodger Pub, 10 Isabella St, Toronto

Link: Eventbrite


It’s reading week, so let’s take a break from our assignments to have some fun and drink. Come join in at any time during the night, and feel free to bring your friends. The night doesn’t end at 11, but some of the council members may start heading home around then.


The Artful Dodger has a solid menu and some great craft brews and ciders. We’ll be upstairs in the back room on the right, where there is also a pool table.


  1. Feeling Stressed Out?Join the Sports Team at the iSchool!

Deadline: Open

Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1704412586550286/

Contact: jude.park@mail.utoronto.ca


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that physical activity improves your mental health and mood.


Deadlines and assignments got you down? Are you so stressed that you’re seeing ghosts? It’s that time of the year. But don’t worry!  Join iSports – iSchool Recreational Sports Team, the only sports team at the Faculty of Information that promotes the well-being of students through recreational sports and physical activity.


We play Volleyball at the UTGSU league throughout the year! Join our facebook group for updates. We want to hear from you! What sports do YOU want to play?


  1. Fall Clothing Swap – Monday November 13

Event date: Monday November 13, goes all day

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. 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. Special Libraries Association-Toronto Student Group Meeting

Event Date: Thursday November 2, 12-1PM

Location: BL520

Link: https://slatsgblog.wordpress.com/


Join SLA-TSG for our first meeting (and some post-Halloween treats)! In addition to introducing our executive team, we will be discussing future tour spots, as well as other events that SLA-TSG will be hosting this year in combination with SLA Toronto. All iSchool students are welcome to join.


  1. Association Networking Event – November 2

Location: Inforum, 4th Floor

Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Link: Eventbrite


Refreshments Provided!


This year, the iSchool will be hosting our 7th annual Association Networking Event! This event serves as a great opportunity to:

Ø  Meet alumni and other professionals who are actively working in various industries

Ø  Learn about joining an association

Ø  Hear about events, programs and services these associations provide

Ø  Network with potential employers and key influencers


Meet with representatives from the following associations:

Ø  Archives Association of Ontario

Ø  Art Libraries Association of North America

Ø  Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres

Ø  Ontario Library Association

Ø  International Association for Social Science

Ø  Information Services and Technology

Ø  Knowledge Management Institute of Canada

Ø  Special Libraries Association

Ø  Toronto Area Archives Group

Ø  Toronto Health Libraries Association


  1. 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. 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. Opening of the iSchool French Club

Deadline: Open

Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ischool.frenchclub/

Contact: frenchclub.ischool@gmail.com


Interested in learning and practicing your French while engaging in fun activities?


Become part of our first-ever French club! Students of all levels are welcome. Those who are already fluent in French will be able to maintain and strengthen their skills, and others who are interested in improving their language will find inspiration and support in the group.


The iSchool French Club will offer an opportunity for students to practice their French skills in the speaking club settings, as well as to explore French-language events in the city.


  1. Studio307 During November Reading Week

Deadline: Reading Week

Link: http://studio307.github.io/equipment.html



Studio307 will be open by request during November reading week, so if you would like to use any of the equipment or book the space for projects, please email to coordinate a time.

You can see a list of available equipment on our website if you’re curious about what is here for you to use!


  1. Studies Calling for iSchool Participants:


  1. Course: KMD 1001: Research and Methods
    Topic: Understanding mental health needs at U of T SG for graduate students
    Looking for: Current grad students who have attempted to use or used the mental health services offered by the university
    Task: Interviews, approximately 30 minutes in length
    Compensation: $10 gift card of your choice
    Link: https://goo.gl/forms/VpGpF7xuNUGxZMZA3
    Contact: uoftmentalhealth@gmail.com
  2. Course: KMD 1001: Research and Methods
    Topic: Classroom experience at the iSchool
    Looking for: iSchool student participants
    Task: Survey, approximately 5-10 minutes


  1. Course: KMD 1001: Research and Methods
    Topic:  Study the usability and user experience of the classrooms in Claude Bissell (BL) Building
    Help: Please complete this 5 minute questionnaire through Google Form by clicking the link below.
    Link: https://goo.gl/forms/tD94wa6jLvlzZPFz1
    Contact: Christina Park at  cs.park@mail.utoronto.ca
  2. 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 at hugh.samson@mail.utoronto.ca
  3. 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, less than 1 hour in length
    Contact: Hugh Samson at hugh.samson@mail.utoronto.ca or 902-266-8915

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