2009 News

March 4, 2009
Spring break officially begins Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m. Classes resume on Monday, March 16. Have a safe and happy break!
February 23, 2009
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumnus Ray English (MSLS '77) has won the 2009 Hugh C. Atkinson award. English will receive a cash award and a citation during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, at the Library Leadership and Management...
February 23, 2009
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) graduate Xin Fu (Ph.D. '08) has been awarded the 2008 Emerald and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Outstanding Doctoral Research Award for his dissertation, “Evaluating sources of implicit feedback for Web search...
February 23, 2009
Students, are you interested in meeting and networking with professionals in the area? If so the SILSAA Speed Networking Event is just for you! ILSSA (Information and Library Science Student Association) and SILSAA (School of Information and Library Science Alumni Association) are pleased to invite...
February 23, 2009
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the second digital curation curriculum symposium April 1 to 3, 2009 in Chapel Hill, NC. DigCCurr 2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promise and Prospects is part of the Preserving Access to Our...
February 23, 2009
The legal settlement between authors and book publishers and Google regarding the company's indexing and book scanning project will be the focus of the fourth annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science on Tuesday, April 14, 2009. Pamela Samuelson, the Richard M....
February 20, 2009
A search committee has been formed to identify potential candidates for the position of dean for the School of Information and Library Science at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Search Committee includes: John Stamm, professor, Dental Ecology Chair of the Search Committee...
February 20, 2009
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for the dean of the School of Information and Library Science. The dean, a senior level administrator, reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost. The position is a tenured academic appointment. The dean is...
February 19, 2009
The deadline to register for a summer seminar in Prague, Czech Republic or Oxford, England, sponsored by the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina has been extended to March 25, 2009. There are still a few spots available for anyone interested in being...
February 17, 2009
How will our grandchildren understand the dramatic events of the 2008 U.S. presidential election if they can’t access the rich digital information that documented and, arguably, influenced the process? To create a “memory” to deliver today’s digital information reliably to...
February 17, 2009
Children’s book illustrator and author Brian Pinkney is the first writer announced for the 2009 North Carolina Literary Festival, set for Sept. 10-13, 2009. With the theme “A Celebration of Reading and Writing,” the free public festival at the University of North Carolina at...
February 13, 2009
If you're interested in connecting information, people and technology, then the Bachelor of Science in Information Science program at the School of Information and Library Science may be for you! We are now accepting applications for the Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) and the...