2007 News

March 22, 2007
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a certificate program in interdisciplinary health communication for graduate students in the 2007 fall semester. The Certificate program is aimed primarily at graduate students interested in developing expertise in communication about...
March 20, 2007
The Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SCALA) announces its annual book sale! The book sale is an annual event that helps raise money for SILS student organizations. For this year's booksale, SCALA is also partnering with the Internationalist Prison Books Collective, a volunteer-...
March 20, 2007
Teri DeVoe, MSLS student at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded the 2007 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Environment and Resource Management Division's (ERMD) Student Award. The award recognizes a student who "...
March 19, 2007
On Friday March 23rd, Sharon Anthony and Gary Joyner from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Library will visit SILS to interview students who may be interested in working in the CIA Library. A presentation about the CIA and about the available positions will take place at 9:00 a.m. in room 3503...
March 19, 2007
On Sunday, May 13, the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will conduct its spring commencement ceremony and celebration for students who have completed their degree requirements. Ceremony The SILS ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Student Union. All members of...
March 15, 2007
ibiblio.org, one of the oldest World Wide Web Internet sites and one of the largest digital libraries used by millions of people, is now being served to the world through the N.C. Research and Education Network (NCREN) Data Center at MCNC. The move, which began last fall, from the University of...
March 15, 2007
A special presentation by Arthur Lipper III, investment banker, financier, management consultant, author and lecturer is scheduled for April 20, 2007 on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He will present “Royalties, the better way to finance and invest in...
March 14, 2007
SILS graduate, Aaron Brubaker (MSIS '06), has joined the School of Information and Library Science as director of Instructional Technology. Brubaker is well qualified for his new position. As a student, he worked first as an assistant and then as a student manager in the Information Technology...
March 14, 2007
David Goble, SILS alum (MSLS '89) and chair of the Board of Visitors and the 75th Anniversary Planning Committee, has been named State Librarian of South Carolina. His appointment begins on March 19, 2007 in Columbia, SC. According to the South Carolina Legislative Manual, Goble will be responsible...
March 2, 2007
The fourth Annual Aging Exchange: Education, Research and Service at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus will be held on March 27, 2007 from 1:00 pm to 7:30 p.m. at Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, Stadium Drive at Ridge Road, Chapel Hill. The event features a...
February 28, 2007
Illuminating the Past, Imagining the Future! Mark your calendar for the grand finale of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) 75th anniversary. The date is scheduled for September 17, 2007, which coincides with the date the school first began teaching classes in 1931. Our...
February 28, 2007
Pete Ramsey, a first-year Master’s of library science student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been chosen to receive the Baker & Taylor Scholarship. The scholarship covers the registration costs for one SILS...
February 23, 2007
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill awarded degrees to 46 students at its Winter Commencement held in the Wilson Library on Dec. 17. Degrees were given to SILS students who completed their studies during either the summer or fall...
February 23, 2007
Dr. Paul Solomon, associate professor and associate dean at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been named a Frances Carroll McColl Term Professor for 2007. Solomon began his two-year McColl Term Professorship in January. “It...
February 21, 2007
The School of Information and Library Science is now accepting applications for admission into the major in information science and the minor in information systems for Fall 2007. Students who are in the second semester of their sophomore year and those who are juniors or seniors are eligible to...
February 21, 2007
Registration is now open for the "Transforming the Profession: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice" Fourth International Conference (EBLIP4) on May 6-11 in Chapel Hill and Durham, N.C. The conference portion of EBLIP4 will run from May 6-9 and feature themed sessions on...
February 14, 2007
Three students at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were elected officers of the Triangle Usability Professionals Association (TriUPA). Abe Crystal (Ph.D. student) will serve as TriUPA president in 2007. Jackson Fox (Ph.D....
February 14, 2007
Dr. Irene Owens (Ph.D. 1995), dean of the School of Library and Information Science at North Carolina Central University, is the recipient of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS) 2006 Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was presented...
February 5, 2007
A special day-long forum highlighting the theme, “A Legacy of Sharing Knowledge” and "The Future of Information and Library Science Professionals" will take place on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus on February 20, 2007. The event will include the OCLC/...
February 2, 2007
Science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist, Cory Doctorow will be on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 2 p.m. He will be speaking in the Pleasants Family Room of the Wilson Library.  Doctorow is the co-editor of...