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Donna Nixon

Donna Nixon (MSLS ’01) to Deliver Spring 2023 Alumni Lecture

January 3, 2023

The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will host the first Spring 2023 alumni lecture by alum Donna Nixon (MSLS ’01) on Thursday, Feb. 9th at 3 p.m. ET via SILS YouTube Channel Livestream. Nixon currently serves as the Electronic Re…Read more


Larry Alford

SILS Alum Larry Alford (MSLS ’78) Receives Ron MacDonald Distinguished Service Award

January 2, 2023

Alum Larry P. Alford (MSLS ’78) has been recognized with the prestigious Ron MacDonald Distinguished Service Award from colleagues at the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN).  Alford currently holds the role of university chief librarian at th…Read more


SILS Congratulates December 2022 Graduates

December 19, 2022

The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) extends its congratulations to the SILS students that graduated in December 2022. During the University’s winter commencement ceremony, which was held in the Dean E. Smith Center on December 11…Read more


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Upcoming Virtual Talk: Designing and Building Tools for Fostering Equity and Inclusion in Civic Decision-Making

November 7, 2022

Designing and Building Tools for Fostering Equity and Inclusion in Civic Decision-Making Narges Mahyar and Ali Sarvghad UMass Amherst Hosted by SILS McColl Term Professor David Gotz When: Monday November 14, 10am-11am Location: Via Zoom @ https://unc…Read more


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Join the SILS Alumni Network on HeelsEngage

November 7, 2022

Over the next few months, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be rolling out a new networking and career development platform called HeelsEngage. The UNC School of Information and Library Science welcomes all SILS alums to join the U…Read more


Lan Li

Doctoral Student Lan Li Accepted to AIS Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship Program

November 7, 2022

UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) third-year doctoral student Lan Li has been accepted into the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship Program. AIS’s mission is to serve society through the…Read more


Jim Curry

Alum Jim Curry (MSLS ‘18) Named Arkansas Library Association Rising Star of the Year

November 4, 2022

SILS alum Jim Curry (MSLS ‘18) received the Rising Star of the Year Award from the Arkansas Library Association (ArLA) during the organization’s annual conference in October. This award recognizes a library worker with fewer than 5 years of experienc…Read more


Chan Yeewing

MSLS Student Yee Wing Chan Awarded MLA Diversity Scholarship Award

November 4, 2022

Yee Wing Chan, a Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) student at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) was awarded the Music Library Association’s (MLA) 2022-23 Diversity Scholarship. MLA is the professional association for…Read more


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Join Triangle UXPA and SILS for World Usability Day 2022

October 27, 2022

Join the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and Triangle UXPA for the 2022 Triangle UXPA World Usability Day celebration on November 10th at 6 p.m. at the Carolina Club at UNC – Chapel Hill for networking, dinner, and two speaking s…Read more


Julie Stivers

Alum Julie Stivers (MSLS ‘15) Named North Carolina Library Media Coordinator of the Year by North Carolina School Library Media Association

October 24, 2022

SILS alum Julie Stivers (MSLS ‘15) received the Media Coordinator of the Year Award by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA). The award is presented annually to a media coordinator, or team of media coordinators at one school,…Read more