SILS News

October 21, 2013
October 18, 2013
Lara Handler (MSLS '07), a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has had a paper accepted for publication by the British Medical Journal. Handler and her co-author began research on the project in March 2012 and...
October 17, 2013
Pop-up or movable books combine art, paper engineering and storytelling in an intricately crafted object in a way that engages readers of all ages. Everyone loves the surprise of the “pop” or the action on the next page. On Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 a discussion on the art and educational...
October 16, 2013
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna Olivia Miller (MSLS ’13) has been selected to present results of her master’s paper research at the Greensboro College Colloquium Series in November. Miller’s presentation is titled “Video Game...
October 15, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) master’s student John Mark Bojanski presented a poster at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association's (MAC/MLA) annual meeting in Pittsburgh from Oct. 13-15. The poster, which he co-...
October 15, 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumna Dawne Lucas (MSLS ‘06) has accepted a new position as Special Collections Librarian at the UNC Health Sciences Library. In her new position, Lucas leads and manages the Health...
October 15, 2013
Joyce L. Ogburn (MSLS ‘82), dean of Libraries and Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor at Appalachian State University, will receive the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Distinguished Alumna Award for 2013 at the School’s...
October 15, 2013
The hours of operation for the Library at the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science during the upcoming Fall break are:   Wednesday Oct.16th          7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Thursday, Oct. 17th    ...
October 15, 2013
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumnus Adam Dodd (MSIS ‘06) has been appointed head of the Web Developer Group at the Health Sciences Library. In this position, Dodd implements applications that provide access to resources, services and information for...
October 9, 2013
CELEBRATE THE UNIVERSITY'S BIRTHDAY AND THE INSTALLATION OF CHANCELLOR FOLT Academic panels are part of the installation festivities - including SILS faculty member Dr. Zeynep Tufekci This Saturday, October 12th, is University Day, a day that "marks the laying of the cornerstone of Old...
October 8, 2013
On University Day, Saturday, Carol L. Folt will take the oath of office as the 11th chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill with her left hand placed on the oldest Bible associated with a North Carolina family in the state, the George Durant Bible. She will be the first woman to lead the University as she...
October 2, 2013
  Date: October 3, 2013 - Start Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Location: Student Union, room 2420 This Thursday, the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will present a screening of "Terms and Conditions May Apply," a documentary about what may be included...
October 1, 2013
Carolina faculty, including School of Information and Library Science faculty member, Dr. Zeynep Tufekci, will participate in three academic panel discussions as part of the festivities around the installation of Carol Folt as chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill. The panel topics include...
October 1, 2013
Jason Priem, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, and his colleague Heather Piwowar, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation for nearly $300 thousand for their ImpactStory program. "We’re...