The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) has announced its annual student paper contest. Essays may deal with access to and information about geospatial data, cartography, cartographic materials, map information, map data, GIS data and geo-referenced information. The award includes $250.00, free membership in the Association for one year, and an invitation to present the paper at the ACMLA annual conference. More details can be found in this flyer.

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD58.6 .W67 2015
Robert C. Worthington, Negotiation: Principles, Tips, and Tactics for Successful Deal-Making (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2015).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HG8123.C3 B67 2015
Jason A. Swales & Erdem Erinc, Canadian Insurance Taxation, 4th ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2015).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5055 .M43 2015
Eugene Meehan & Marie-France Major, The Law of Criminal Attempt, 3d ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2015).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: K579.L5 L39 2015
Kit Barker, Ross Grantham & Warren Swain, eds., The Law of Misstatements: 50 Years on from Hedley Byrne v Heller (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2015).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3247 .I525 1999
Paul Havemann, ed., Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Australia, Canada & New Zealand (Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1999).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KDC752 .P34 2015
Alan Page, Constitutional Law of Scotland (Edinburgh: W. Green/Thomson Reuters, 2015).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE4244 .L48 2015
Gregory J. Levine, The Law of Government Ethics: Federal, Ontario and British Columbia, 2d ed. (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2015).

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KF3989 .L38 1988
Gary A. Uberstine & Jeffrey K. Pressman, eds., Law of Professional and Amateur Sports ([St. Paul]: Thomson Reuters, [2014]- ).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJE947 .W55 2015
Folkert Wilman, Private Enforcement of EU Law Before National Courts: The EU Legislative Framework (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015).
Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8121763

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJE6456 .D66 2015
Frederik van Doorn, The Law and Economics of Buyer Power in EU Competition Policy (The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2015).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KU659 .S43 2014
Ulla Secher, Aboriginal Customary Law: A Source Of Common Law Title To Land (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KZ4012 .F69 2013
Hazel Fox & Philippa Webb, The Law of State Immunity, 3d ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research would like to announce the Dr. Eugene Owen Scholarship for Research on the International Assessment of Student Achievement.

This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Eugene Owen, who devoted his career to understanding international differences in student educational achievement. During his 30 years at the National Center for Education Statistics, he made seminal contributions to the development of cross-national surveys, such as the Program for International Student Assessment.

APPLICANTS

The Owen Scholarship will be awarded to senior graduate students or outstanding pre-tenure scholars (less than five years since award of the PhD). Applicants can come from any academic discipline, but they should have professional interests in one or more of the following areas of research:

  • Advancing cross-national research on K-12 student achievement
  • Advancing cross-national research on college- or university-level achievement
  • Understanding the role of teaching from a cross-national perspective

AWARD

The Owen Scholarship provides a waiver of ICPSR Summer Program registration fees for one (1) four-week session or a single 3- to 5-day workshop. Recipients who choose to attend a 3- to 5-day workshop will also receive a travel stipend.  The stipend is not available to attendees of a four-week session.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applicants must sign up for the courses they wish to take through the ICPSR Summer Program registration portal at icpsr.umich.edu/SummerProgram and send the following materials to sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu:

  1. A current curriculum vita
  2. A cover letter detailing scholarly interests, background, research plans, and how participation in the ICPSR Summer Program will contribute toward achievement of professional objectives
  3. Two letters of recommendation. For applicants who are faculty members, one letter should come from your Department Chair. For graduate student applicants, one letter should come from your faculty advisor or dissertation chairperson.
  4. An official course transcript (for graduate student applicants only)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2016

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Visit icpsr.umich.edu/sumprog or contact the ICPSR Summer Program at sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu for additional criteria regarding application materials, as well as a list of courses.

The ICPSR Summer Program is recognized throughout the world as a leading program providing basic and advanced training in a wide range of methodologies and techniques for research across the social, behavioral, and medical sciences. Registration for all 2016 courses will open in early February 2016.

For more details, including preliminary schedules and how to register, go to http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/sumprog/

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