SILS News

January 17, 2014
New CEO headed Library & Education division; pledges continued growth in all segments of company’s business CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that its board of directors has...
January 15, 2014
The Proceedings of the 2013 Cyberinfrastructure and Metadata Protocols for Data (CAMP-4-DATA) workshop are now available. The CAMP-4-DATA workshop was held on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Dublin Core/iPRES conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Workshop organizers included, Jane Greenberg, professor...
January 15, 2014
Since graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) in 2011, J. Scott Brownlee (MSLS) has kept busy publishing poetry and has recently been honored for some of his works. Brownlee was named Poet of the Week by the Brooklyn...
January 15, 2014
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumni Dani Brecher (MSLS '13) and Kevin Klipfel (MSLS ’13) have recently been given the opportunity to lead a professional development webinar on information literacy, hosted by the educational technology website...
January 14, 2014
Dryad Librarian Position Type Permanent Staff (EPA NonFaculty) Department School of Info & Library Science-3701 Working Title DRYAD LIBRARIAN  Appointment Type EPA Non-Faculty Vacancy ID NF0000812 Position ID 1003444 Posting Open Date 01/14/2014...
January 13, 2014
Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to begin making plans for that summer vacation. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is offering its popular summer seminars to Prague, Czech Republic and London, England. These...
January 10, 2014
An acceptance letter from another university was on the table and UNC’s Javed Mostafa had the next move. He countered Oakkar Oakkar’s letter with a deal that few, if any, universities, could beat: the opportunity to help start a company while Oakkar earned a degree. Oakkar, a successful...
January 8, 2014
Sarah Ramdeen, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is the winner of an outstanding student presentation award at the American Geophysical Union fall 2013 meeting. The poster which is titled, “Connecting Data...
January 8, 2014
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna Jen Klaudinyi (MSLS ’09), reference and instruction librarian and faculty technology specialist, was one of only three honored with a 2013 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award for a...
January 8, 2014
A memorial service will be held for long-time University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) supporter Eleanor Margaret Beach Kilgour who passed away on November 25, 2013 at age 98. Mrs. Kilgour is the widow of Dr. Frederick G. Kilgour, entrepreneur,...
January 7, 2014
Starting Sunday, January 19, 2014, UNC at Chapel Hill will begin its Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations and observations. Join us at Carolina for our celebration of cooperatively planned events that commemorate the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For the past 20 years, the Martin...
January 7, 2014
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) welcomes Tiffany Harris as the School’s undergraduate student services coordinator. Those who have visited SILS have been greeted by Harris who has been the face of SILS Administrative Offices where she has served as administrative office...
January 6, 2014
Dr. Lori Haight, career services coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), is the recipient of the 2013 SILS Staff Excellence Award. The annual award is presented to SILS staff members who have demonstrated excellence,...
January 6, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks as the number one value in American public higher education for the 13th consecutive time, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. Since 1998 Kiplinger’s has periodically ranked public universities based on how they...
January 6, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Kader (MSLS '13) as rare book research librarian at the Wilson Special Collections Library, effective January 1, 2014. Kader provides on-site and virtual researcher services for...