SILS News

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
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 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 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
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
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...
May 8, 2014
  The Wilson Special Collections Library will open its doors to reunion and commencement visitors during a special open house on Saturday, May 10. Yearbooks from the reunion classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, and 2004 will be on view, along with other items...
May 8, 2014
Dr. Sandra Hughes Hassell (Ph.D. '98), professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been appointed Francis Carroll McColl Term Professor effective July 1, 2014. “Sandra is a national expert in school library media whose...
May 7, 2014
Tom Caruso, Health Information Liaison Research Associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science and RTI-Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology, was caught on film in front of the White House last May speaking about the...
May 7, 2014
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will welcome Dr. Amelia N. Gibson to the School's faculty as assistant professor on July 1, 2014. “We are delighted to welcome Amelia to the SILS faculty,” said Dr. Gary Marchionini,...
May 6, 2014
Amazing things are afoot at SILS!  This year, our undergraduate students:   •  Attended networking events and met with working professionals from the field,    •  Had exclusive access to companies in the Research Triangle Park and across the nation, and...
May 5, 2014
On Sunday, May 11, 2014 the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will conduct its spring commencement ceremony and celebration for students who have completed their degree requirements. Ceremony The SILS ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Frank Porter Graham...
May 5, 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...