SILS News

June 4, 2014
A Thai Bistro and Bar in the nation's most electrifying city is the setting for the annual American Library Association Conference Alumni Reunion of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dean Gary Marchionini invite you to join...
June 4, 2014
Two recent University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) graduates, Erin Foster (MSLS ’14) and Lori Harris (MSLS ’13) have been selected for the Associate Fellowship Program at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, MD. The one-year...
June 4, 2014
Jennifer Lohmann (MSLS '06), 2010 Romance Writers of America Librarian of the Year, UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna and Durham County Library librarian, has released two new novels, Weekends in Carolina and A Promise for the Baby. Weekends in Carolina...
June 4, 2014
Former UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science faculty member, Dr. Marilyn Lea Miller, 83, Professor Emeritus, Department of Library and Information Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, passed away quietly on May 22nd at Beacon Place Hospice.   Miller...
June 4, 2014
  Rachael Posey (MSLS '10) has been appointed pharmacy librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library, effective June 1, 2014. Rachael will identify information needs and provide proactive, client-centered education and research services...
June 2, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library has selected its newest class of Carolina Academic Library Associates (CALAs) for the 2014/2015 academic year.  The Library introduced the CALA program in 2000 to help prepare graduate students at UNC’s School of Information...
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 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
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 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 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 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
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...