2010 News

May 27, 2010
The Sustainable Archives and Leveraging Technologies (SALT) team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) are pleased to announce the enhanced Web site for T-RACES (Testbed for the Redlining Archives of California's...
May 25, 2010
Join us for the School of Information and Library Science reunion in Washington D.C. as we reunite with current and old friends and colleagues, meet our new dean - Dr. Gary Marchionini, remember Dr. Edward Holley and Gillian Debreczeny, sign up for door prizes and enjoy hors d'oeurves. A cash bar...
May 13, 2010
A memorial service for former School of Information and Library Science dean, Dr. Edward G. Holley, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Gerrard Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. Hosted by his children, Gailon, Jens, Amy and Beth, the service will honor...
May 12, 2010
Faculty members share best wishes with Dr. Evelyn Daniel during a luncheon held in her honor on May 5, 2010. From left to right, Drs. Claudia Gollop, Deborah Barreau, Joanne Marshall, Evelyn Daniel, Ron Bergquist, Helen Tibbo and Barbara Moran.             Two years...
May 11, 2010
Joyce L. Ogburn, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna, university librarian and director of the University of Utah Marriott Library, has been elected vice-president/president-elect of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).  She will become president-...
May 11, 2010
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Director of Development.  The Director of Development will report directly to the Dean and will be a member of the Dean's Office in a senior management...
May 10, 2010
Beginning May 16, SILS faculty and students affiliated with the DigCCurr Professional Institute will lead and take part in a five day workshop (May 16-21) that addresses current trends in digital curation. The workshop is designed to help library and information science professionals stay up-to-...
May 8, 2010
The winner of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's prestigious 2010 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring is Dr. Gary Marchionini, dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS). Selected from among hundreds of...
May 4, 2010
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS), in partnership with Duke University and other partners at UNC at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a grant by the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The grant for $865,000 will...
April 30, 2010
The Fall 2009 issue of Library Trends, a quarterly standard in the field of library science scholarship, features "Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science." Edited by Drs. Joanne Gard Marshall, alumni distinguished professor, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at...
April 23, 2010
SILS student Meghan Gaherty (MSLS) has been named a 2010 IREX Fellow. The International Research & Exchanges Board, or IREX, "is an international nonprofit organization providing leadership and innovative programs to improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, and...
April 23, 2010
Lee Dirks, director of Education & Scholarly Communications in Microsoft’s External Research division, presented "The Next Generation Scholarly Communication Ecosystem: Implications for Librarians" at the fifth annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and...
April 22, 2010
Apr. 22, 2010 – Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor and director of the Metadata Research Center, of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded the 2010 Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research by the Library...
April 21, 2010
North Carolina State University Libraries recently announced their new fellows for next fall, two of which are SILS students.  Beginning this summer, Adam Rogers and L. Hill Taylor will start their two year term appointments as NCSU Libraries Fellows.  During that time, Rogers and Taylor...
April 21, 2010
Blitz participants and organizers, front row from left to right, from SILS, Jane Greenberg, Jacki Sherman, Elisabeth Cribbs, Sojourna Cunningham, and Jewel Ward; back row from left to right, Michele Hayslett, UNC Libraries; Libby Dechman, Ed Summers and Barbara Tillet (all from the Library of...
April 16, 2010
                  Aaron Brubaker and Hínár Polczer receive their individual Information Technology Awards from Mike Barker, assistant vice chancellor and chief technology officer in ITS, and Bruce Carney, executive vice chancellor and...
April 15, 2010
Join guests from the Library of Congress, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) students and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries staff for a celebration that features a blitz on cataloging research. "A Cataloging Research Blitz: Celebrating 2010 as the Year of...
April 14, 2010
The Librarians' Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (LAUNC-Chapel Hill) will host the 2010 LAUNC-CH Research Forum on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Hitchcock Room of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center on the UNC Chapel Hill campus. The forum will include...
April 14, 2010
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, vice president of Yahoo! Research for Europe, Middle East and Latin America, will present "Towards a Distributed Web Search Engine" on Monday, April 26, 2010. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in room 0105 of...
April 14, 2010
Robert Molyneux (Ph.D. '84) has been selected as a 2010 Distinguished Alumnus of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS). He will receive the School's highest honor bestowed to its alumni, the Distinguished Alumni Award, during the 2010 spring commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9...