SILS News

October 15, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) master’s student John Mark Bojanski presented a poster at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association's (MAC/MLA) annual meeting in Pittsburgh from Oct. 13-15. The poster, which he co-...
October 15, 2013
The hours of operation for the Library at the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science during the upcoming Fall break are:   Wednesday Oct.16th          7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Thursday, Oct. 17th    ...
October 15, 2013
Joyce L. Ogburn (MSLS ‘82), dean of Libraries and Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor at Appalachian State University, will receive the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Distinguished Alumna Award for 2013 at the School’s...
October 15, 2013
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumnus Adam Dodd (MSIS ‘06) has been appointed head of the Web Developer Group at the Health Sciences Library. In this position, Dodd implements applications that provide access to resources, services and information for...
October 15, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna Dawne Lucas (MSLS ‘06) has accepted a new position as Special Collections Librarian at the UNC Health Sciences Library. In her new position, Lucas leads and manages the Health...
October 9, 2013
CELEBRATE THE UNIVERSITY'S BIRTHDAY AND THE INSTALLATION OF CHANCELLOR FOLT Academic panels are part of the installation festivities - including SILS faculty member Dr. Zeynep Tufekci This Saturday, October 12th, is University Day, a day that "marks the laying of the cornerstone of Old...
October 8, 2013
On University Day, Saturday, Carol L. Folt will take the oath of office as the 11th chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill with her left hand placed on the oldest Bible associated with a North Carolina family in the state, the George Durant Bible. She will be the first woman to lead the University as she...
October 2, 2013
  Date: October 3, 2013 - Start Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Location: Student Union, room 2420 This Thursday, the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will present a screening of "Terms and Conditions May Apply," a documentary about what may be included...
October 1, 2013
Jason Priem, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, and his colleague Heather Piwowar, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation for nearly $300 thousand for their ImpactStory program. "We’re...
October 1, 2013
Carolina faculty, including School of Information and Library Science faculty member, Dr. Zeynep Tufekci, will participate in three academic panel discussions as part of the festivities around the installation of Carol Folt as chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill. The panel topics include...
September 27, 2013
Michael Shoffner, adjunct faculty member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and senior research software architect in the Data Sciences Group at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), is sharing Big Data research results...
September 26, 2013
The Chapel Hill Public Library, in conjunction with the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at UNC at Chapel Hill through its Educating Librarians in the Middle East (ELIME) project, is pleased to offer "Muslim Journeys," a fall program series that seeks to further community...
September 24, 2013
Jason Priem, Ph.D. student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), was recently given the opportunity to take his work all the way to the White House. Priem was invited as one of 13 selected to present his research at the White House...
September 24, 2013
Tammi Owens (MSLS ’12), emerging services and liaison librarian and assistant professor at Winona State University in Winona, MN and UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna, has recently been published in Internet Reference Services Quarterly for her...