SILS News

November 15, 2013
Two $1,000 merit-based scholarships for newly admitted undergraduates in the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Bachelor’s in Information Science (BSIS) degree program have been awarded to Catherine Ayres and Zach Williams. The scholarships, which are...
November 15, 2013
The Data Intensive Cyber Environments (DICE) Group at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill led by Dr. Reagan Moore, professor at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), and RENCI, (UNC-Chapel Hill’s...
November 14, 2013
New partnership helps patients take ownership of their health records while helping with clinical research http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/Data2Action%20Announcements.pdf Chapel Hill, NC - The national goal of building a Learning Health System, which may lower health...
November 14, 2013
Homecoming marked the date of the launch of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Alumni Inclusion and Diversity Committee (SAID). Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends celebrated homecoming and the formation of the group during...
November 13, 2013
Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor and director of the Metadata Research Center of the School of Information and Library Science at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected as a 2014 National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS) Data Fellow by the NCDS Data Science Faculty...
November 13, 2013
Cairo, Egypt was the location for an exciting workshop bringing together the talents of SILS alumni, faculty and students. “The Global Library Leadership Workshop” that took place late spring 2013, drew participants from all around the Middle East and North Africa. More than 40 middle...
November 13, 2013
Congratulations to the Dewey Decimators Volleyball team whose season was exciting with the team making it to the second round of the playoffs.  Erin Foster will be recruiting Decimator teams for indoor soccer, basketball and softball for Spring 2014. For those interested in signing...
November 13, 2013
SILS doctoral student Amanda Click has been selected as one of the Leadership Development Scholars for the 2013-2014 academic year in the first cohort offered by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate School. Click’s proposal was to develop a panel discussion with prominent...
November 11, 2013
The 2013 SILS Staff Excellence Award Committee is pleased to request your nominations for an outstanding staff member whom you feel is deserving of this recognition.  Please use the “Nomination Form” to address, in as much detail as you can provide, how your nominee meets the four...
November 11, 2013
The "Books That Pop: The Art and Value of Pop-Up Books" event held Oct. 29, 2013 in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was a resounding success enlightening all who attended. School of Information and Library...
November 11, 2013
Alumni of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are succeeding at every turn. When we learn of their accomplishments, we applaud and share them. We tell their stories and share their news in the "SILS News" section and...
November 8, 2013
Karl Humphries loved books. For the three years he battled a brain tumor, they were his mental departure from the waiting room at N.C. Children’s Hospital’s pediatric cancer clinic, his imaginary getaway from tests and treatments and diagnoses. When he passed away in 2007, at age 13,...
November 8, 2013
Following the success of CurateGear 2012 and 2013, please join us for CurateGear 2014,  a day-long event focused on digital curation tools and methods. See demonstrations, hear about the latest developments, and discuss applications in professional contexts. CurateGear will be an interactive...
November 6, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumnus, Chirag Shah (Ph.D. ’10) is the recipient of the James Crestos Leadership Award and the Information Needs, Seeking and USE award for Best Information Conference Poster. The awards are...
November 6, 2013
While many people have been pulling out their fall clothes and looking forward to lazy nights by the fireplace, UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Frances Carroll McColl Term Professor Christopher (Cal) Lee has been dressing up in exercise gear and getting active. On November 3rd...