The arrival of 2017 marks a number of important milestones for Western's youngest faculty. Three anniversaries coincide with the move into the new FIMS & Nursing Building.

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Faculty of Information and Media Studies turns 20 years old

The arrival of 2017 marks a number of important milestones for Western's youngest faculty. Three anniversaries coincide with the move into the new FIMS & Nursing Building.

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MIT celebrates 20 years

Twenty years after its development, is the Media, Information and Technoculture program as relevant now as it was in 1997?

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Fifty years of LIS

In 2017 the FIMS community will celebrate 50 years of Library and Information Science at Western.

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Tim Blackmore talks MIT

Professor Tim Blackmore, one of the founding architects of the MIT program, relives some old (and mostly) fond memories of the early days.

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Images from our past

While packing for the move, staff members turned up a number of interesting artifacts from days gone by.

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FIMS is finally moving!

After approximately two years of planning, dreaming and waiting, FIMS began the move to the FIMS & Nursing Building on December 5.

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OTHER NEWS FROM FIMS

News & Notes from around FIMS (July - December 2016)

Idea may help translate digital world for all (Melissa Kargiannakis, MHIS'15)

Students put classroom lessons to use assisting local Syrian refugees

UPCOMING EVENTS

Library and Information Science Alumni Reception, hosted by Thomas Carmichael, Dean of FIMS. February 2, 2017. All LIS alumni and friends are invited to attend. Please RSVP.

Organizing Equality Conference, March 24 - 26, 2017. Organized and hosted by faculty members from the Faculty of Information and Media Studies.

FIMS ALUMNI SURVEY

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies is surveying its alumni to find out what kinds of continuing education you have engaged in or what kind of continuing education you might be considering. If you would like to participate, please follow the link to fill out the survey.

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