SILS Grad Student Orientation

August 19, 2019 9:00 am
Manning Hall

8:45 to 9:30am REGISTRATION- Lobby of Manning Hall
9:30-11:00am WELCOME TO SILS! – Manning 209

  • 9:30-9:45am
    Dean’s Welcome
    Dr. Gary Marchionini, Dean
  • 9:45am-9:55am
    Dr. Ron Bergquist, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
    Dr. Brian Sturm, MSLS Program Coordinator
    Professor Paul Jones, MSIS Program Coordinator
  • 9:55am- 10:30am
    Welcome to SILS Dr. Brian Sturm, MSLS Program Coordinator
  • 10:30-10:45am
    Connections with the LIS Profession
    Lori Haight, SILS Career Services Coordinator
  • 10:45-11am Elfreda Chapman Student Research Award
    SILSAA President
  • Beta Phi Mu
    Beta Phi Mu Rep

11:00-11:15am BREAK


  • International Students - Manning 01
    Current International Student Panel
  • NC Residency for Tuition Purposes - Manning 307
    Lara Bailey, Graduate Student Services Coordinator
  • PHD Student Curriculum Overview - Manning 303
    Dr. Christopher Lee, PhD Program Coordinator Advisors for New PhD students
  • Library and Lab Tour for NC Residents - SILS Library

11:45-1:00 LUNCH: Food available on Garden Level of Manning
Manning Hall Classrooms
Co-sponsored by SILS and SILSAA.
Manning 307: Archives and Records Management
Manning 3o3: New PHD Students & Current PHD Student Panel
Manning 304: Children/Teen Services, Public Libraries, School Libraries
Manning 208: Human Information Interactions, Information Retrieval and Organization of Information
Manning 014: Data Science, Databases, Data Visualization, Bio/Med/Health Informatics
Manning 001: Academic Libraries, Digital Libraries, Management, Reference

Library and Lab Tour- SILS Library

Tours at 1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm
Check nametag for tour time

SILS Resources Fair & Ice Cream Social- Manning 209 (drop-in)
Come learn about all things SILS, meet some of our current students, faculty and staff all while enjoying a cool bowl of ice cream!