Recent graduate of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Courtney Bailey (MSLS ’13), has had an exceptional spring with winning awards and now capturing a dream job for an archivist.
In April 2014, Bailey was honored with the Gene J. Williams Award from the Society of North Carolina Archivists in recognition of her Master’s paper entitled “Bridging the Gap: Handling Born-Digital Records in Manuscript Repositories.” The annual award "recognizes a paper on an archival topic written for a graduate-level course by a North Carolina student." Those selected for the award receives free admission to the spring conference, $100, free membership to the Society of North Carolina Archivists and their work published in the Journal Society of North Carolina Archivists.
In May, Bailey was inducted into the Beta Phi Mu, the International Library & Information Studies Honor Society, Epsilon Chapter at which time she was also presented with the 2014 Achievement Award. The Beta Phi Mu Achievement Award recognizes those who provide distinguished service to the library profession.
Most recently, Bailey accepted the position of records management analyst in the Government Records Section of the North Carolina State Archives.