SILS News

July 8, 2014
The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) is an independent, community-led membership association that will serve as the host and center of administrative, user and community support for the BitCurator environment. Its purpose is to support curation of born-digital materials through the application of...
July 3, 2014
Gary Marchionini, Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, was named guest of honor and keynote speaker for the 2014 Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) conference held in Zadar, Croatia in June 2014. LIDA is a biennial gathering of international library and information science leaders...
July 3, 2014
We are pleased to announce that the American Library Association (ALA) Committee on Accreditation has reaccredited The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science's (SILS) Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) and Master of Science in...
July 3, 2014
The second in a series of children’s books about rescue animals has been published by Kelly Johnson Lee (MSIS ‘05), an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS). The book, Wags to Riches: Emma Lu The True Story of a Dog's...
July 2, 2014
Thanks to all for helping to make the alumni reception the American Library Association’s Annual Conference a great event! This year’s reception was held at the Satay Thai Bistro in Las Vegas.  Around 25 alumni attending the ALA conference gathered to catch up and enjoy some great...
July 1, 2014
SILS PhD student, Emily Vardell, has been selected as a 2014-16 New Leader for the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)! The New Leader award is very competitive. Vardell was selected from an applicant pool of highly qualified candidates. The objective of the New Leader...