SILS News

October 25, 2013
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library in Research Triangle Park (RTP) welcomes Anthony Holderied as assistant director effective, November 4, 2013. In his new position,...
October 23, 2013
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Rita Van Duinen (MSLS '04), alumna of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, to the newly created position of Curriculum and Research Strategist. Van...
October 23, 2013
Angela Murillo, doctoral student at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presented a poster about her research at the U.S. DataONE Datanet all hands meeting held Oct. 22, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The title of the...
October 23, 2013
A program titled, "Pipelines to the Library and Information World: UNC-Greensboro and UNC-Chapel Hill, featuring librarians, library educators and students from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the University Libraries and the School of Information and...
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
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
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
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 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 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...