2010 News

August 25, 2010
The Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS) has awarded Drs. Barbara Moran and Javed Mostafa a grant in the amount of $891,451 for their project, "Educating Librarians in the Middle East: Building Bridges for the 21st Century: ELIME-21." Under Moran's and Mostafa's direction, the...
August 24, 2010
Dr. Irene Owens, SILS 2006 distinguished alumna (Ph.D. '95) and dean of the School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University, was awarded the DEMCO/ALA Black Caucus Award for Excellence in Librarianship in Birmingham, AL at the annual Black Caucus of the American...
August 21, 2010
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites participants in the information technology and biomedical areas to attend a special summit titled, "Academy Meets the Real World." Dean Gary Marchionini, faculty and students...
August 19, 2010
One of North Carolina’s highest regarded citizens and a distinguished figure in the library world, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna Charlesanna Fox, celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on Aug. 1st, 2010 at the Twin Lakes Community in Burlington, NC....
August 16, 2010
A contractor with the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, Jane Bethel joins the Environmental Protection Agency Library in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC as the electronic resources/reference librarian. For nearly seven years, Bethel was the serials associate at St...
August 5, 2010
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomes Stephanie B. Cole to the position of director of development effective July 30, 2010. In this role, she will direct the School's development activities and will be responsible for creating and...
August 5, 2010
On August 2nd, David Woodbury took on a new role as Learning Commons Librarian at North Carolina State University.  Included in his responsibilities will be the planning, management, and delivery of services in NCSU's library learning spaces.  Splitting time between the D.H...
August 5, 2010
Dr. Diane Kelly, associate professor 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 (2010-2012) effective July 1, 2010.  Named the 2006-2007 SILS Outstanding Teacher of the Year, as...
July 8, 2010
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, located in Bethesda, Maryland, announced today that Julie Adamo, (MSLS '10) alumna of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been accepted into the NLM...
July 7, 2010
"If we did not have libraries, would anyone invent them?" will be the featured topic of the 2010 Lucile K. Henderson Lecture hosted by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The lecture will feature Chris Batt, OBE, director of...
June 21, 2010
Dr. Barbara B. Moran, professor, School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been appointed the first Louis Round Wilson Distinguished Professor effective July 1, 2010. The professorship is the result of a gift from the estate of the School...
June 18, 2010
His most recent goal is to run across Florida this coming November, but Scott Adams, SILS director of Information Technology, plans to go the distance, running across the other 49 states as well. He has already crossed two of them off his list. Adams' most recent run across Georgia, which covered...
June 17, 2010
Join fellow alumni, current students and other professionals for the School of Information and Library Science alumni reunion during the annual DC 2010 Archives & Records Joint Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The reunion will be held on Balcony D of the Washington Marriott Wardman Park...
June 17, 2010
This summer Manning Hall has undergone a significant facelift with the addition of new paint, carpeting and furniture throughout the building. These additions could not have come at a better time, as some of Manning's walls, floors and stairwells were beginning to show their age. The SILS computer...
June 17, 2010
Dr. Diane Kelly, associate professor 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 (2010-2012) effective July 1, 2010. Named the 2006-2007 SILS Outstanding Teacher of the Year, as well...
June 7, 2010
The School of Information and Library Science saw a record breaking number of doctoral students graduating in 2009 and 2010. This academic year, a total of 19 have defended their dissertations or will defend within the next few weeks. “The caliber of student who enters our doctoral program is...
June 7, 2010
School of Information and Library Science (SILS) doctoral candidate, Carolyn Hank, has been awarded a 2010 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. The competitive fellowship, awarded annually, was officially...
May 29, 2010
Two SILS faculty members were presented with the 2010 Outstanding Teacher Awards during the School’s commencement ceremony on May 9, 2010.  Dr. Sandra Hughes Hassell, associate professor, and Dr. Susan Rathbun-Grubb, SILS graduate, were nominated by their students for their teaching...
May 28, 2010
Classes will not be held and the SILS administrative office will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. Classes resume on Tuesday, June 1st. For more facts about Memorial Day, go to: USA.gov Have a safe and happy weekend!
May 28, 2010
Join your fellow School of Information and Library Science classmates at the Special Libraries Association alumni reunion on Monday June 14, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The reunion will take place in the Rhythms Ballroom 3 in the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel located at 500 Canal Street, New...