SILS News

August 30, 2013
Elnora K. Tayag, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, is the recipient of a new Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship. The Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship Program: Building Change, is a diversity recruitment program funded...
August 30, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna K.T. Vaughan (MSLS '01) is the new director of the Rose Library at James Madison University in Harrison, VA. The Rose Library is one of two main libraries on campus. It ...
August 29, 2013
Timothy W. Maas (MSIS ‘95), alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, has been appointed assistant director in the Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems (RBOPS) at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...
August 28, 2013
Barrye Brown, Kristen Bowen and Rhonda Jones, graduate students at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected to receive 2013 Spectrum Scholarships. The Spectrum Scholarship Program is offered through the American...
August 28, 2013
A new position for a Dryad Librarian is now available at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Please share the following announcement with those who may be interested and qualified. Position title: Dryad Librarian Hiring Range: $45, 000...
August 28, 2013
New faculty member, Dr. Mary Grace Flaherty, is this year's recipient of an Eleanor M. and Frederick G. Kilgour Research Grant Award offered by the Universtiy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library (SILS). The competitive grant awards were established in spring 2011 to...
August 26, 2013
Dr. Pam Lach (MSIS ’12), an alumna of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the project manager of a new software tool called the Digital Humanities Toolkit, or DH Press, which helps researchers, teachers and community...
August 21, 2013
Students at UNC at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) are often presented with opportunities to apply their classroom knowledge in a community setting. Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) student Keith Morris is an excellent example. For a little over...
August 20, 2013
What began as an effort to capture photographs of the new James B. Hunt Jr. Library at the North Carolina State University Libraries for its grand opening earlier this year, has resulted in an innovative and popular way for students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors to incorporate their views of...
August 19, 2013
  The new documentary Terms & Conditions May Apply,  is coming to the AMC Southpoint 17 Theater, in Durham, North Carolina on September 4th at 7:00 p.m. The movie discusses what may be included in the terms and conditions users agree to when signing in to social media sites. Dr...
August 14, 2013
Lindsay Conway, Master's student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of information and Library Science (SILS), is the recipient of the fall 2013 SILS Elfreda Chatman Research Award for her student research proposal entitled: Comparing Delivery Timing of...
August 14, 2013
There have been many positive changes in Manning Hall over the summer months with newly acquired spaces on the garden level of the building. The Odum Institute moved to its new renovated space in the Davis Library the end of July. The School of Information and Library Science now has...
August 14, 2013
Alumna of the School of Information and Library Science at UNC at Chapel Hill, Jennifer Goforth (MSLS '10), has been appointed Research and Design Services Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries, effective July 1. Working with a team of librarians at the R.B. House...
August 14, 2013
The Research Data Alliance international council has endorsed the Metadata Standards Directory (MASDIR) Working Group. MASDIR is co-chaired by Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor and director of the Metadata Research Center at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North...
August 14, 2013
Josiah Drewry (MSLS '07), alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, has been appointed Social Sciences Librarian at UNC's University Libraries, effective August 1. As social sciences librarian, Drewry joined the Davis Library Research...