2006 News

February 6, 2006
The University Library and the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have joined the Open Content Alliance (OCA). The Open Content Alliance is a group of organizations from around the world that are building a permanent archive of...
January 31, 2006
He goes by Avi, a name given to him by his twin sister at the age of one. The award-winning author will be delivering the keynote address, “My name is Avi,” at the 2006 Steinfirst Lecture held by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science...
January 30, 2006
A program to fund training for librarians in environmental bioinformatics has been created through the recently established Carolina Environmental Bioinformatics Research Center (CEBRC). The Center, housed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was funded through a $4.5 million grant...
January 26, 2006
Lorcan Dempsey, vice president of Research and chief strategist for OCLC Online Computer Library Center will present, “Libraries, Logistics and the Long Tail” at the 2006 OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science. The lecture is hosted by the School of...
January 20, 2006
Dr. Jane Greenberg, associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI). The Advisory Board is comprised of global experts in the field of metadata...
January 13, 2006
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for the following two faculty positions: Faculty Position #1 Tenure-Track Faculty Position Information and Library Science The School of Information and Library...
January 13, 2006
Applications for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science's Bachelor of Science in Information Science undergraduate major and the minor in Information Systems are now being accepted for the 2006 fall term. The information science major (BSIS) is...
January 10, 2006
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will play a part in a new $4.5 million research center funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Carolina Environmental Bioinformatics Research Center (CEBRC) has...
January 10, 2006
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks first – for the fifth consecutive time – among the best values at the top 100 U.S. public university campuses, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. UNC at Chapel Hill has been listed at the top of Kiplinger's periodic...
January 10, 2006
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of over a half million dollars to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) to develop a digital library curriculum. The project is entitled "...
January 6, 2006
If studying abroad is one of your life goals, take advantage of the School of Information and Library Science's international summer seminars. Registration is now open to anyone interested in being part of the summer seminars in Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia; Prague, Czech Republic; or Oxford,...
January 4, 2006
Nikki Giovanni, a nationally recognized poet and University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech, will deliver the keynote address for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week, Jan.15-20. Giovanni will speak at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in Memorial...
January 4, 2006
The Third Annual Aging Exchange: Education, Research and Service at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus will be held on January 24, 2006 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. at The Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. The event features a...