SILS News

December 4, 2013
Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor and director of the Metadata Resource Center (MRC) at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was the co-chair of the 7th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference (MTSR) held in Thessaloniki, Greece from...
December 4, 2013
The Dean of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named Digital Preservation Pioneer in an article published in the Library of Congress publication, “The Signal.” Dr. Gary Marchionini, dean and Cary C. Boshamer...
December 4, 2013
Following the success of CurateGear 2012 and 2013, please join us for CurateGear 2014, a day-long event focused on digital curation tools and methods. See demonstrations, hear about the latest developments, and discuss applications in professional contexts. CurateGear will be an interactive event...
December 3, 2013
Need a way to keep perspective during exam week? Come build a gingerbread house or cuddle up with a therapy dog at one of UNC’s libraries. Campus libraries will offer special exam-time diversions to lower your stress level. Extended hours will help you prepare for even the toughest final....
December 2, 2013
A TRIBUTE TO A GIFTED LIBRARIAN Tribute to Mrs. Ruth Eddy, 1967 Graduate – UNC School of Information and Library Science by Alissa Allen Stribling I grew up in Chapel Hill during a unique time when the University was the main employer and you knew your neighbors.  I became a Tar...
November 26, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Out of the blue, an archivist gets a call from the husband of a famous scientist who has recently passed away. He wants to donate materials to the archives that can help people to understand and learn about her research. The archivist visits their home and is handed a...
November 25, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) students Sarah Bost, Amber Sherman and Andrea Greene are featured in the photos and Bost is quoted in an article in the November 24, 2013 issue of the News & Observer in an...
November 23, 2013
Oakkar Oakkar, graduate student of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, recently won second place and $100,000 at the 2013 Allscripts Open App Challenge at the Allscripts Client Experience in Chicago, IL for his program Keona Health....
November 22, 2013
One of 12 programs in the country honored at the White House The Pearl Bailey Library’s Youth Program, run by Demetria Tucker (MSLS '78) alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and senior family and youth...
November 20, 2013
Storytellers and musicians - students and faculty of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will entertain children of all ages at the Friends of the Library’s 21st annual Winter Stories program on Thursday, Dec. 5th in...
November 20, 2013
Please join us to learn more about the research doctoral students are investigating during “Research Day” on November 22, 2013. Research Day is an event that gathers doctoral students from the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) to present their research to the SILS...
November 20, 2013
Sara Mannheimer has been appointed curator of the Dryad Digital Repository, a curated general-purpose repository that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable and citable. The Dryad Digital Repository is a National...
November 18, 2013
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna Amy S. Pattee (Ph.D. ‘04) has recently published her second book, Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults. According to its description, this book “features policies that deal expressly...
November 15, 2013
Two $1,000 merit-based scholarships for newly admitted undergraduates in the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Bachelor’s in Information Science (BSIS) degree program have been awarded to Catherine Ayres and Zach Williams. The scholarships, which are...
November 15, 2013
The Data Intensive Cyber Environments (DICE) Group at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill led by Dr. Reagan Moore, professor at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), and RENCI, (UNC-Chapel Hill’s...