SILS News

May 20, 2015
Barbara Semonche (MSLS ’76), founder of The Herald-Sun’s news library, former director of the library at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Distinguished Alumna of the UNC School of Information and Library Science, died May 13, 2015, at the age of...
May 19, 2015
Jeff Bollinger (MSIS 2003), alumnus of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has co-authored a book titled Crafting the InfoSec Playbook: Security Monitoring and Incident Response Master Plan, which was published by O'Reilly Media in May. According to the book's...
May 19, 2015
Reagan Moore, Director of the Data Intensive Cyber Environments (DICE) Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, professor in the School of Information and Library Science (SILS), and Chief Scientist at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), gave a talk titled “Data...
May 19, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library has selected its newest class of Carolina Academic Library Associates (CALAs) for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The Library introduced the CALA program in 2000 to help prepare graduate students at UNC’s School of...
May 19, 2015
Heather McCullough (MSIS 2007), alumna of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), will deliver the keynote address at Albright College’s Teaching and Learning Showcase in Reading, Penn., on May 28. McCullough’s talk, “Connection, Creativity,...
May 19, 2015
David Gotz, associate professor at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and assistant director of the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP), co-edited the March 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  The issue focused...
May 19, 2015
On Thursday, May 28, Google, GDG Triangle, ibiblio.org, the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC School of Information and Library Science, UNC Department of Computer Science, and NCTA will host Google I/O Extended at the Freedom Forum Center at UNC’s Carroll...
May 18, 2015
Kam Woods, research scientist in the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was recently interviewed about his work with BitCurator and the BitCurator Access project for “The Signal,” a Library of Congress blog focusing on...
May 18, 2015
The iRODS User Group Meeting 2015, scheduled for June 10-11 at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, will include presentations highlighting new features available in the iRODS 4.1 release and ways in which the software has been utilized by partners throughout the U.S. and around...
May 14, 2015
Miriam Intrator (MSLS '03), alumna of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received the 2015 Phyllis Dain Library History Dissertation Award from the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association...
May 12, 2015
Tim Bucknall (MSLS '89),Assistant Dean for Electronic Resources and Information Technology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), has received the 2015 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Distinguished Alumni Award for...
May 11, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) hosted its annual spring commencement on Sunday, May 10, in the Great Hall of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Faculty, staff, family, friends, and alumni gathered to celebrate the...
May 6, 2015
Mike Nutt (MSIS ’11), alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been appointed Director of Visualization Services for the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries. The NCSU Libraries offers advanced...
May 6, 2015
TED Talks are about to spread even further thanks to a collaboration with the WiderNet Project, a non-profit founded and directed by UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) associate professor Cliff Missen. All 1,900 TED Talks will be included in the next release of...
May 5, 2015
In a competitive application process, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumnae Amanda Ross (MSLS ’08) and Meg Tuomala (MSLS ’10) have been selected to participate in the 2015 Archives Leadership Institute at Luther College (ALI@Luther). Funded by the...