After FIMS Faculty Council voted to support the initiative on May 18, Dean Thomas Carmichael forwarded a letter to government officials in Newfoundland and Labrador expressing concern over the decision to close 54 public libraries in the province due to budget restraints.
If you're a current FIMS student looking for academic counselling, or other policy and procedure information related to your program (comprehensive exams, appeals, accommodation, etc.), it may now be located on the FIMS Intranet. Intra1 is the original graduate intranet, and Intra2 is a version of the retired FIMS website accessible to all students.
Video of the complete lecture given by Rosie Barton at Western on March 17 is now available via Youtube. Watch Rosie give an inside peek at the 2015 Canadian federal election. The footage was shot by MMJC students and edited by staff in the media studios. The presentation was part of the annual Clissold Lecture Series, held each year by the Faculty of Information & Media Studies.
The events that Kate Johnson's research focuses on may have taken place over a half-century ago, but they're still just as relevant today. The Library & Information Science professor finds similarities between the RCMP's anti-communist campaign to purge homosexuals from the civil service in the 1950s and today's widespread culture of Islamophobia.