SILS News

January 31, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks first among the nation’s public universities in The Princeton Review’s list of the 2014 “Best Value Colleges.”   The Princeton Review ranks schools based on its analysis of more than 30 data points with cost data...
January 28, 2014
There have been a number of changes in Manning Hall over the last several months and the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has new space that includes a classroom, seminar rooms, a video studio, faculty and staff offices and cluster...
January 27, 2014
Dryad Librarian Position Type: Permanent Staff (EPA NonFaculty) School of Info & Library Science-3701 Working Title DRYAD LIBRARIAN Hiring Range: $45, 000 - $50,000 Work hour: Full-time, with benefits Start date: March 1, 2014 Position Summary: Dryad is a curated general-purpose...
January 24, 2014
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomes Eric Brownell, who has joined the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library in Research Triangle Park (RTP) as interlibrary loan/cataloging librarian. Before joining...
January 23, 2014
Tim Bucknall (MSLS '89), assistant dean of libraries and head of electronic resources and information technologies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), is the 2014...
January 22, 2014
Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor and director of the Metadata Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS), recently served as lead co-editor of a special issue of Library Hi Tech, “Linking and opening vocabularies...
January 21, 2014
Adverse Weather Alert - Winter Weather News 01/21/14, 3:35 p.m. With a winter weather advisory in effect for Orange County from 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21 until 12 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, including possible freezing precipitation, following are some reminders about the University’s adverse...
January 17, 2014
New CEO headed Library & Education division; pledges continued growth in all segments of company’s business CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that its board of directors has...
January 15, 2014
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumni Dani Brecher (MSLS '13) and Kevin Klipfel (MSLS ’13) have recently been given the opportunity to lead a professional development webinar on information literacy, hosted by the educational technology website...
January 15, 2014
The Proceedings of the 2013 Cyberinfrastructure and Metadata Protocols for Data (CAMP-4-DATA) workshop are now available. The CAMP-4-DATA workshop was held on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Dublin Core/iPRES conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Workshop organizers included, Jane Greenberg, professor...
January 15, 2014
Since graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) in 2011, J. Scott Brownlee (MSLS) has kept busy publishing poetry and has recently been honored for some of his works. Brownlee was named Poet of the Week by the Brooklyn...
January 14, 2014
Dryad Librarian Position Type Permanent Staff (EPA NonFaculty) Department School of Info & Library Science-3701 Working Title DRYAD LIBRARIAN  Appointment Type EPA Non-Faculty Vacancy ID NF0000812 Position ID 1003444 Posting Open Date 01/14/2014...
January 13, 2014
Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to begin making plans for that summer vacation. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is offering its popular summer seminars to Prague, Czech Republic and London, England. These...
January 10, 2014
An acceptance letter from another university was on the table and UNC’s Javed Mostafa had the next move. He countered Oakkar Oakkar’s letter with a deal that few, if any, universities, could beat: the opportunity to help start a company while Oakkar earned a degree. Oakkar, a successful...
January 8, 2014
Sarah Ramdeen, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is the winner of an outstanding student presentation award at the American Geophysical Union fall 2013 meeting. The poster which is titled, “Connecting Data...