SILS News

May 20, 2014
Deb Morley (MSLS 1993), alumna of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been appointed to the position of head of the Reference and Instructional Services Department at the University of Delaware Library effective August 2014...
May 20, 2014
Dr. Fred Stutzman (Ph.D. '11) and Oakkar Oakkar (MSIS '13), entrepreneurs and alumni of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, participated in the annual Emerging Company Showcase 2014 on April 28, 2014 at the William and Ida...
May 20, 2014
Two incoming students to the undergraduate program of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded $1,000 merit-based scholarships. Kimberly Hii and Melissa Ferens will enter the Bachelor of Science in Information Science...
May 15, 2014
On June 3, 2014 from 1:30-4:00, the 20th National Health Equity Research Webcast will be streamed live from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This full audience webcast, hosted on UNC’s campus, is an annual interactive, live-streamed symposium that explores the intersection of...
May 15, 2014
The Library and Information Studies Honor Society, Beta-Phi-Mu Epsilon Chapter held its initiation and annual meeting on May 8, 2014 at the Mediterranean Deli in Chapel Hill, N.C. Those in attendance were welcomed by Emily Jack (MSLS ‘07) who introduced the "Lighting of the Lamp"...
May 14, 2014
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill celebrated the 2014 graduates on Sunday, May 11th during the commencement ceremony held in the Great Hall of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Beginning with a class photo on the steps of Manning...
May 14, 2014
Gene R. Springs (MSLS ‘06), an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has co-edited the book titled Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources. According to the book’s description...
May 13, 2014
Gerald Holmes (MSLS '85), alumnus of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and co-chair of the SILS Alumni Inclusion and Diversity (SAID) Committee and reference librarian and Diversity coordinator at the University of...
May 12, 2014
Doctoral student, Alex Poole, has been awarded the Thomas F. Ferdinand Digital Humanities Summer Research Fellowship offered by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate School. The non-service award is presented to students who are working on research projects in order to enable...
May 12, 2014
Dr. Alice S. Etim (Ph.D. ‘10), alumna of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and assistant professor of Management Information Systems in the Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems in the School of...
May 9, 2014
Julie White Walker (MSLS '82), an alumna of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina and former deputy state librarian of Georgia, has been selected State Librarian of the Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS). She will replace Dr. Lamar Veatch,...
May 9, 2014
Heather Ann Gunter, an undergraduate student at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society. The honor society recently inducted 176 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
May 9, 2014
Doctoral student and teaching fellow, Angela Murillo, has been selected the winner of one of the Best Poster Awards for her poster, "Infrastructure, Data Sharing, and Data Reuse in the Sciences: The Case of DataONE" by the selection committee for the National Consortium for...
May 8, 2014
The National Consortium For Data Science (NCDS) data science faculty fellows at a glance, features Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, director of the Metadata Research Center and NCDS Fellow in a...
May 8, 2014
Alumni Ashraf Farrag (MSIS '10 & CHIP Certificate '11) and Robert Bradford (CHIP Certificate '13), won 1st place for their poster at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Research Day in the Computer Science category. The "symposium of posters and...