SILS Alumna, Emily Jack, Appointed Digital Projects and Outreach Librarian

February 9, 2012

Emily JackThe University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has appointed Emily Jack (MSLS '07) as Digital Projects and Outreach Librarian in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of the Wilson Special Collections Library. She began Feb. 1.

Jack works under the supervision of the keeper of the Gallery to raise the Gallery’s public profile. She manages Web pages and creates online exhibits and Web-based social media. She also organizes promotional and outreach activities such as tours and educational programs. In addition, Jack is responsible for record-keeping and management of the Gallery’s 22,000 historic objects.

Prior to this appointment, Jack worked with LEARN NC at the UNC School of Education as associate editor and special collections librarian, and then as managing editor. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and an M.S.L.S. from the UNC School of Information and Library Science.