SILS News

March 11, 2014
Multiple UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appears on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked in 2014 by U.S. News and World Report for the 2015 edition of “America’s Best...
March 10, 2014
Join us for one of these terrific international seminars for a once in a lifetime experience! Spaces are filling quickly. The deadline to apply is April 1st! Paul Jones and Barbara Wildemuth, faculty members at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of...
March 10, 2014
On April 8, 2014, the Library of Congress, Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS) and the National Library of Medicine will host a free symposium entitled “Emerging Trends in Digital Stewardship” at the National Library of Medicine. The symposium will consist of...
March 7, 2014
The application deadline for one of the highest ranked Master’s programs in the nation is drawing near. Top ranked by US News & World Report, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is number one in digital libraries and archives...
March 5, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Members of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) community actively participate in the use and development of today’s newest technologies. Google Glass is one of the latest forms of technology that’s becoming...
March 5, 2014
Peter McCracken (MSLS ’95), alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has begun using a non-traditional marketing technique to promote ShipIndex.org, a Web site McCracken created to make researching maritime vessels faster and...
March 3, 2014
Demetria Tucker (MSLS '78), senior family and youth librarian at the Pearl Bailey Branch Library in Newport News, Virginia, will receive the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Distinguished Alumna Award for 2014 at the School’s...
February 27, 2014
Faculty and students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science will represent their iSchool at the 2014 iConference March 4-7, in Berlin, Germany. The event, which is hosted by Germany’s Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the...
February 27, 2014
Erin Nell Morris, Master's student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of information and Library Science (SILS), is the recipient of the spring 2014 SILS Elfreda Chatman Research Award for her student research proposal entitled, "Comparative...
February 26, 2014
Online education has been around a while. The University of Phoenix started its online program in 1989, and ads for other online degree programs are now common. The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education initiated Carolina Courses Online in 1997, and since then more than a score of...
February 24, 2014
Apply today for the Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) program and you may qualify for a $1,000 scholarship! Just a few more days left to apply for Fall 2014.  Great jobs, an interesting and engaging program and $1,000 scholarships that will be awarded to two lucky...
February 21, 2014
This year, for the first time ever, the annual iConference will recognize its outstanding reviewers. One of the reviewers to be honored with this award, Frances Carroll McColl Term Professor Christopher (Cal) Lee, hails from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s iSchool, the...
February 21, 2014
Marjorie (Margie) M.K. Hlava, president of Albuquerque-based Access Innovations, Inc., and a member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Board of Visitors, has been selected to receive the prestigious Miles Conrad Award from...
February 20, 2014
TEDxUNC soars with ideas from astronaut alumnus, students, faculty As American astronaut Jerry Linenger finished his riveting description of life in space, the full house in attendance for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 TEDxUNC event “Taking Flight” soared to its feet. The crowd at...
February 19, 2014
A special talk by Dr. Daniel Russell, research scientist at Google will take place at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in room 01 of Manning Hall on March 5, 2014 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. The title of the presentation...