2004 News

December 14, 2004
Interested in studying abroad? Registration is open for the School of Information and Library Science's summer seminar in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Registration for Prague, Czech Republic, and Oxford, England, has closed. The seminars can either be taken for academic credit or on a non-credit basis. Dr...
December 14, 2004
A team of seven SILS undergraduate students won first prize in a national Web site design contest for a project they worked on in a human-computer interaction course taught by Dr. Gary Marchionini. The students involved were: Anecia Allen, Jen O'Bryan, Brent Caison, Krystal Foxx, Terrance Hairston...
December 14, 2004
On Friday, Dec. 17, the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will conduct its winter commencement ceremony and celebration for those students who have completed their degree requirements in December 2004. This page contains all the information you will need for scheduling, photography,...
November 19, 2004
Susan Tarr, executive director of the Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC) at the Library of Congress, has been selected as the speaker for the 2004 winter commencement at UNC's School of Information and Library Science. The ceremony will be held Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. in the...
November 5, 2004
Seventeen students from the School of Information and Library Science visited Washington, D.C. during fall break on Oct. 14 - 16 to network with industry professionals and alumni. Students toured the U.S. Department of State, DC Public Library, National Geographic Society, ABC News, Library of...
November 3, 2004
SILS will host the first National Historical Publications and Records Commission Electronic Records Research Fellowships Symposium on November 19. This small grant program awards four $15,000 grants each year to archivists and records professionals who wish to conduct electronic records research...
October 29, 2004
Correnthia Hill joined the SILS staff Oct. 18 as the assistant student services manager, and she will be working mainly with the undergraduate program. Hill has been a UNC employee for the past six years, working previously as a student services assistant in the Department of Exercise and Sports...
October 13, 2004
David J. Harper, an internationally recognized scholar in information retrieval, will give a seminar on interfaces and information retrieval at the School of Information and Library Science Oct. 19. Harper, who is a professor at The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, will discuss “...
October 6, 2004
ibiblio, the public's library and digital archive, celebrates its 12th birthday in the month of October. ibiblio, a collaboration between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Center for the Public Domain, has been a vehicle for knowledge sharing since 1992, first as an original...
September 28, 2004
Five students have been awarded $200 each for the ILSSA fall break trip to Washington, D.C. The winners are MSIS student Anne LeBel and MSLS students Rita Bhattacharyya, Lewis Dorman, Benn Joseph and Elizabeth White. Students were asked to submit one paragraph explaining how a $200 travel award...
September 23, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science, in partnership with Folkstreams Inc. and ibiblio.org, has received a $95,113 National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize documentary films on American folk culture. The IMLS awarded more than $13 million to...
September 23, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science, in partnership with Folkstreams Inc. and ibiblio.org, has received a $95,113 National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize documentary films on American folk culture. The IMLS awarded more than $13 million to...
September 23, 2004
The federal contract that provides the Environmental Protection Agency's library with staff from SILS and allows graduate students to intern at the library has been renewed for another term of five years. The special partnership, the only one of its kind between a school and a federal agency, was...
September 22, 2004
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has announced an award of $994,369 to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a national research study on the future of librarians in the workforce. The principal investigator is Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths, who was recently appointed...
September 22, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science has been awarded $994,369 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for a national research study on the future of librarians in the workforce. Dean José-Marie Griffiths is the principal investigator of the project. “We are pleased to...
September 10, 2004
Don't let money matters keep you from joining the ILSSA Fall Break trip to Washington, D.C. Oct. 14-16. Activities planned include tours of the U.S. Department of State, D.C. Public Library, National Geographic Society, ABC News, Library of Congress (a session on digital libraries and more),...
August 31, 2004
Doc Searls, senior editor of Linux Journal and noted blogger, will visit the UNC campus Sept. 7. Searls runs the new online publication Doc Searls' IT Garage and is the co-author of The New York Times best seller The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual. His talk, “The Independence...
August 31, 2004
The SILS Alumni Association cordially invites all SILS students, faculty, staff and alumni to a reception in honor of the new SILS students on Sept. 7 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the lobby of Manning Hall. Please join us for this annual event and fun opportunity to meet new classmates, chat with your...
August 31, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science welcomed the beginning of the school year by spending a warm summer night at the ballpark rooting for the Durham Bulls on Aug. 27. The event was organized by the Information and Library Science Student Association (ILSSA). (L to R) Maureen Barry (...
August 31, 2004
Learn how museum patrons of the future will visit museums virtually in a seminar with Dr. Brad Hemminger on Sept. 3. The Center for Research and Development of Digital Libraries (CRADLE) seminar will be at 12:30 p.m. in 208 Manning Hall. Hemminger will present the basics of how entire museum...
August 31, 2004
Doc Searls, senior editor of Linux Journal and noted blogger, will visit the UNC campus Sept. 7. Searls runs the new online publication Doc Searls' IT Garage and is the co-author of The New York Times best seller The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual . His talk, "The Independence...
August 31, 2004
ibiblio, a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is one of the major distribution hubs for Linux software and has been a significant supporter of Linux development efforts since the organization was founded in 1992. Linux, a broad...
August 24, 2004
A SILS faculty and student team, working in collaboration with NASA Langley's Center for Distance Learning and the Instructional Technology Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, has created a digital library of NASA Langley's award-winning distance learning programs....
August 24, 2004
A SILS faculty and student team, working in collaboration with NASA Langley's Center for Distance Learning and the Instructional Technology Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, has created a digital library of NASA Langley's award-winning distance learning programs....
August 19, 2004
Dr. José-Marie Griffiths, an internationally acclaimed policy expert, researcher and university administrator, has been named dean of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The appointment, approved by the UNC Board of Trustees , takes...
August 19, 2004
Two students in the Summer Pre-Graduate Research Experience program were given an in-depth look at information science this summer thanks to faculty members Gary Marchionini and Stephanie Haas. Marchionini and Haas each mentored a student in the 10-week program, which provides an on-campus research...
August 19, 2004
Two students in the Summer Pre-Graduate Research Experience program were given an in-depth look at information science this summer thanks to faculty members Gary Marchionini and Stephanie Haas. Marchionini and Haas each mentored a student in the 10-week program, which provides an on-campus research...
August 18, 2004
Aug. 18, 2004 — The SILS Alumni Association cordially invites all SILS students, faculty, staff and alumni to a reception in honor of the new SILS students on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the lobby of Manning Hall. Please join us for this annual event and fun opportunity to meet new...
August 16, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science will offer a new dual degree with the Duke University School of Medicine beginning in fall 2005. Duke medical students will be able to pursue a master's of science in library science or information science degree at SILS during their third year of the...
July 28, 2004
SILS will host the first National Historical Publications and Records Commission Electronic Records Research Fellowships Symposium on Nov. 19. Dr. Kenneth Thibodeau, director of the Electronic Records Archives Program at the National Archives and Records Administration, will give the keynote...
July 28, 2004
ibiblio, the public's library and digital archive, reserves the month of August to celebrate the site's extensive audio and video resources. Sites hosted at ibiblio expose the listener and viewer to new worlds through some of the most advanced multimedia technologies available, including streaming...
July 20, 2004
SILS faculty members Dr. Gary Marchionini and Dr. Paul Solomon have been awarded a $150,000 gift from the Microsoft Corporation to research how frequent users of structured data such as statistical files and databases make sense of and annotate information. “We hope our research will shed light on...
July 9, 2004
July 9, 2004 Letter from SILS Director of Development Shawn Jackson: There was record turnout at this year's UNC at Chapel Hill SILS alumni reunion at the American Library Association conference in Orlando. Roughly 30 alumni braved the oppressive heat and torrential thunderstorms to reminisce, meet...
July 9, 2004
There was record turnout at this year's UNC at Chapel Hill SILS alumni reunion at the American Library Association conference in Orlando. Roughly 30 alumni braved the oppressive heat and torrential thunderstorms to reminisce, meet and mingle at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. Alums came from graduating...
July 9, 2004
Fall 2004 Baseball Event: Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights, Friday, August 27 at 7 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of the fall semester with friends, family and the entire SILS community during the SILS semiannual tradition of Durham Bulls baseball. Enjoy specially reserved SILS group seating, great...
July 6, 2004
Dr. Jane Greenberg, a faculty member at the School of Information and Library Science since 1999, has been promoted to associate professor. Greenberg's research, teaching and publication activities focus on metadata and classification. She is the principal investigator of the Metadata Generation...
July 6, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science and the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) library directors have selected the first three participants in the TRLN Doctoral Fellows Program. The program supports doctoral candidates interested in teaching and research in academic librarianship...
July 6, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science and the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) library directors have selected the first three participants in the TRLN Doctoral Fellows Program. The program supports doctoral candidates interested in teaching and research in academic librarianship...
June 28, 2004
Dr. Paul Solomon has been named interim dean of the School of Information and Library Science, effective July 1. Solomon will serve as interim dean until a new dean is appointed and arrives on campus. “Paul's extensive knowledge of the school will enable us to continue our work on important...
June 28, 2004
ibiblio, the public's library and digital archive, reserves the month of July to celebrate the 69th birthday of the Dalai Lama and to highlight the site's extensive resources dedicated to the people of Tibet. ibiblio hosts over a dozen sites related to the culture and history of the Tibetan people...
June 11, 2004
SILS Dean Joanne Gard Marshall was the keynote speaker at the centennial celebration of her alma mater, the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at McGill University in Montreal. Marshall, who earned her master's degree in library science form the school, gave a speech, “Past, Present...
June 11, 2004
SILS Dean Joanne Gard Marshall and the four other members of the Special Libraries Association's Competencies Task Force are this year's winners of the Factiva Leadership Award. The task force members were honored at the annual SLA conference June 8 for their work revising the SLA competencies...
June 9, 2004
Awards for faculty and student excellence were announced at the SILS commencement ceremony May 9. Dr. Deborah Barreau, an assistant professor at SILS, received the 2004 Outstanding Teaching Award. Barreau, who holds three degrees from Carolina, has been at SILS since 2002 and teaches information...
June 1, 2004
A Web site that Claire Eager (MSIS '03) and Kevin Cherry, a SILS doctoral student, helped design and build received an Outstanding Library Programs Award from the Southeastern Library Network Inc. (SOLINET). The award was presented at SOLINET's annual meeting May 7. Cherry, who earned a MSLS in...
May 27, 2004
Could an institutional repository enhance the university's visibility and prestige? Can UNC build on strengths in academic technologies and interdisciplinary collaboration to develop such a strategic initiative? Panelists will discuss these issues and more in a live, interactive webcast June 10....
May 27, 2004
The Carrboro Poetry Festival, organized by SILS student and town poet laureate Patrick Herron, will feature readings by 40 poets from across North Carolina and the country June 5 and 6. Poets will include Dr. Paul Jones, SILS professor; North Carolina poets Carl Martin, Gerald Barrax, Jaki Shelton...
May 27, 2004
ibiblio (http://www.ibiblio.org), the public's library and digital archive, reserves the month of June to highlight the site's extensive open source resources that fall outside the realm of software. ibiblio hosts and encourages a number of these projects, which are examples of vibrant, information...
May 26, 2004
Please join the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science for the 2004 ALISE-ALA Cooperative Alumni Reunion June 27. The event is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Grand Ballroom A, Rosen Plaza Hotel. Complimentary refreshments will be provided and a cash bar will be available...
May 24, 2004
Penelope “Penny” Wilson, 91, daughter of the late SILS founder Dr. Louis Round Wilson, died on April 30. A 10 a.m. memorial service will be held at the University United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill on May 29. A burial will follow in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are with Walker's...
May 18, 2004
SILS professor Dr. Joe Hewitt will be honored at “A Symposium on the Future of Academic Libraries: A Celebration of the Legacy of Joe A. Hewitt” May 21. The event will celebrate the leadership, dedication and retirement of Hewitt, who is associate provost for University Libraries and the former...
May 17, 2004
Dr. Miles Efron, assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin and a visiting assistant professor at SILS, will discuss data mining research and technology in a May 20 lecture. Efron's lecture, “Words, Clusters and Concepts: A Bestiary of Odd Topics Learned from Documents,” will be at 10...
May 17, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science welcomed the end of the school year by spending a warm summer night at the ballpark rooting for the Durham Bulls on May 7. The Bulls beat the Louisville Bats with a final score of 7-0. About 70 students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered. The event was...
May 12, 2004
Dr. Shigeo Sugimoto, a professor at the Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, will visit UNC's School of Information and Library Science May 19. Sugimoto's 11 a.m. lecture, "Perspectives on Japanese Digital Library Activities and Recent...
May 12, 2004
Davenport “Dav” Robertson (MSLS '75) was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award by the School of Information and Library Science at the school's commencement ceremony May 9.  Robertson has been chief of the library and information services branch at the National Institute of Environmental...
May 4, 2004
Four candidates for the dean's position at the School of Information and Library Science visited in April to make presentations, interview and meet the school community. The Dean's Search Committee selected the candidates after conducting telephone interviews with 11 applicants. Members of the...
May 3, 2004
This spring's commencement at SILS will be invigorated with Carolina blue, the color of undergraduate robes, when the school recognizes about 20 graduates from its new undergraduate program in information science May 9. The information science major, which has only been offered since fall 2002,...
April 29, 2004
Rebecca Vargha, librarian at UNC's School of Information and Library Science, has been nominated for president-elect of the Special Libraries Association's Board of Directors. “It is truly an honor to be nominated for a leadership role in SLA ,” Vargha said. “Our organization has always been an...
April 27, 2004
Cynthia Hill, president of the SLA, will meet with students at the School of Information and Library Science April 29. The UNC Student Chapter of SLA will host the 10 a.m. event in Manning 304 and provide light refreshments. Anyone interested in special libraries or the information profession is...
April 21, 2004
CHAPEL HILL - Dr. Frederick G. Kilgour, a distinguished research professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was honored with much more than a celebration upon turning 90. Visiting representatives of OCLC Online Computer Library...
April 21, 2004
Dr. Barbara Wildemuth, professor and associate dean for undergraduate programs at the School of Information and Library Science, has been named the Frances Carroll McColl Professor for 2004-2006. Every two years, SILS selects a full-time tenured faculty member who has demonstrated significant...
April 20, 2004
Visitors to Manning Hall's second floor may notice a transformation taking place. Rooms 214 and 215 are undergoing renovations to create new faculty offices and a high-tech conference room. Room 214, formerly a classroom, will become a conference room and faculty office and the current conference...
April 19, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science and Duke University Libraries announce the premier offering of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Electronic Records Research Fellowships. Four of these $15,000 non-residential fellowships are available to practicing...
April 15, 2004
Dr. Brian Sturm, a faculty member at the School of Information and Library Science since 1998, has been promoted to associate professor. Sturm, who has served as assistant professor, teaches courses on administration and technology for youth in public libraries, children and young adult literature...
April 14, 2004
Christopher Liang, an undergraduate student in the School of Information and Library Science, was recently featured in an article in The (Raleigh) News & Observer. Liang was interviewed for the April 5 article, “Class Project Profiles State's Asian Population,” about his contributions to a...
April 13, 2004
“The Perils of Strong Copyright,” a recently completed master's paper by MSLS student Jason Griffey has garnered attention from librarians and others online. After being published via his blog Pattern Recognition, the paper has been mentioned on a number of highly trafficked Web sites, including:...
April 12, 2004
The end of the year is closing in, but UNC's chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology has a few more events coming up this month. April 15 Ross Teague 5 p.m. in Manning 304 Ross Teague, the senior human factors psychologist and program manager at HumanCentric...
April 8, 2004
Children's book illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky shared his artistic process in a lecture enlivened by storytelling, reminiscences, and slides – as well as drawing pictures on a large easel – to an audience that gathered at UNC at Chapel Hill on March 27. Click here for more information on the...
April 7, 2004
Many people think of blogs as mere online diaries, full of personal musings and commentary. But blogs today are being used in a variety of ways, even as part of political campaigns and classroom discussions. Researchers at the School of Information and Library Science are working to extend the use...
April 7, 2004
A collection of letters, papers and photos from one of western North Carolina's most powerful families through the 18th and 19th centuries lay unorganized and undocumented at UNC's Wilson Library. It was Laura Knodel, a SILS graduate student, who was given the task of cataloging the Avery family...
April 6, 2004
Fresh from the School of Information and Library Science with degree in hand, Barbara Semonche (MSLS '76) was looking for a job. When a friend suggested she contact The Herald Sun newspaper, Semonche's response was, “Do newspapers have libraries?” Indeed, The Herald Sun did not. “Being a little...
March 27, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science showed its support for the Lady Tar Heels (15-2, 5-1 in the ACC) by rooting them on to victory in the Jan. 22 game against Georgia Tech played at Carmichael Gym. The gathering of about 40 students, faculty, staff and alumni was organized by the...
March 26, 2004
Dr. Jane Greenberg’s metadata class received a virtual visit on March 23 from special guest Ericka McDonald, manager for Open Access Services at Online Computer Library Center, Inc. McDonald discussed the Open WorldCat pilot project, an OCLC initiative that is making library resources available via...
March 18, 2004
Only three weeks left to get your Bulls tickets in the SILS seating area! Get them now, as seating is limited! Celebrate the end of the semester with friends, family and the entire SILS community during the SILS semiannual tradition of Durham Bulls Baseball. Enjoy specially reserved SILS group...
March 18, 2004
CHAPEL HILL , NC -- ibiblio (http://www.ibiblio.org), the public's library and digital archive, reserves the month of March to highlight the site's extensive international resources. Sites hosted at ibiblio take you to every corner of the globe, and featured resources provide stimulating examples...
March 12, 2004
Two school faculty members are participating in the annual state Global Information Locator Service Conference in Raleigh March 31 through April 2. Dr. Helen Tibbo, professor in the School of Information and Library science, will chair a panel, “What Direction Should State Libraries Take to Provide...
March 12, 2004
School of Information and Library Science alumni will share their career experiences and answer student's questions at a March 16 panel discussion hosted by the UNC at Chapel Hill school's student chapter of the American Library Association. The panel will be at 4:30 p.m. in Manning 209. For more...
March 12, 2004
Two school faculty members are participating in the annual state Global Information Locator Service Conference in Raleigh March 31 through April 2. Dr. Helen Tibbo, professor in the School of Information and Library science, will chair a panel, “What Direction Should State Libraries Take to Provide...
March 12, 2004
School of Information and Library Science alumni will share their career experiences and answer student's questions at a March 16 panel discussion hosted by the UNC at Chapel Hill school's student chapter of the American Library Association. The panel will be at 4:30 p.m. in Manning 209. For more...
March 12, 2004
Energetic activism in serials librarianship characterizes the work of Marcia Tuttle, retired head of the UNC at Chapel Hill Academic Affairs Serials Department. Her passion is shared by many SILS alumni, including Peter McCracken (MSLS '95) who is intent on endowing a scholarship in her honor at...
March 1, 2004
This spring's commencement at the School of Information and Library Science at UNC at Chapel Hill will be invigorated with Carolina blue, the color of undergraduate robes, when the school recognizes about 20 graduates from its new undergraduate program in information science. The information...
February 20, 2004
Kasia Leousis, a first-year library science student at the School of Information and Library Science, has won the 2004 Baker & Taylor Oxford Seminar Scholarship. The $2,800 scholarship, provided by Baker & Taylor Inc., will cover the cost of program registration, which includes room, food...
February 17, 2004
Reading moves communities to hold conversations; it moves universities to prepare the minds of learners for new and challenging ideas. On March 15, the Librarians' Association at UNC at Chapel Hill (LAUNCCH) will bring together librarians, scholars, advocates and readers to talk about the...
February 17, 2004
SILS alumni and friends are invited to gather at the national conference of the Public Library Association (PLA) in Seattle at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Pike Pub & Brewery. The gathering is organized by Peter McCracken (MSLS '95), co-founder of Serials Solutions Inc. Pike Pub &...
February 17, 2004
SILS alumni and friends are invited to gather at the national conference of the Public Library Association (PLA) in Seattle at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Pike Pub & Brewery. The gathering is organized by Peter McCracken (MSLS '95), co-founder of Serials Solutions Inc. Pike Pub &...
February 16, 2004
The SILS Website Redesign Committee has selected Jesse Wilbur, a second-year information science student, as the winner of the Web Design Contest, a challenge to redesign the school web site. A hearty “thank-you” is extended to all who participated. Visitors to his site can click on any of the main...
February 12, 2004
"Identity Abuse in the Campus Environment: A Symposium" will be presented from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the Toy Lounge of Dey Hall. The free and open symposium is offered all day, and attendees are encouraged to come and go, as necessary. The symposium is sponsored by the Odum...
February 10, 2004
Interested in studying abroad? The school will hold an information session about opportunities to attend seminars in Oxford and Prague at a special program set for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in Room 214 of Manning Hall. SILS provides a number of opportunities for students who wish to have an...
February 5, 2004
Photographs by library science student Marie Kennedy will be exhibited through Feb. 15 at the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St. in Durham. Kennedy's show "Natural Icons" is on display in the Allenton Gallery, one of three galleries in the Durham Arts Council building, which is open 9 a.m. to 9 p....
February 4, 2004
Who: Those crazy SILS folks and their friends/families/sweethearts (including students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends) What: Bowling bowling and more bowling! This event is organized by ILSSA, the Information and Library Science Student Association for the entire school community. When: 9 p.m...
February 4, 2004
The Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SCALA) has selected first year library science student Maureen Barry to receive a scholarship to attend the ALA conference scheduled June 24-30 in Orlando, Fla. In exchange for a scholarship covering registration, room and board costs, Barry...
February 4, 2004
A librarian played a major role in the Watergate investigation but received no credit when a key story on the probe appeared in The Washington Post. Remember the scene from the movie “All the President’s Men” when Robert Redford, as reporter Bob Woodward, sat in the newsroom encircled in files?...
February 4, 2004
Letter from SILS Alumni Association President Andy Ingham: The School of Information and Library Science Alumni Association (SILSAA), Librarians’ Association at UNC at Chapel Hill (LAUNC at Chapel Hill), North Carolina Special Libraries Association (NCSLA), and Beta Phi Mu invite you to become part...
February 2, 2004
What: A free and open talk on the Electronic Frountier Foundation and CopyrightWhen: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 Where: Wilson Library's Pleasants Family Room, UNC at Chapel Hill Cory Doctorow is Outreach Coordinator for EFF. He is one of EFF's spokespeople, works on policy research and participates...
January 21, 2004
Mark your calendars for the Information and Library Science Fair to be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Multipurpose Room (Room 1505) of the Student Union. This is an opportunity for students to talk with employers who specifically need job candidates with their knowledge and...
January 20, 2004
Thanks to a gift from leading book distributor Baker & Taylor, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will study at Oxford University in England this summer. The $2,800 gift will allow one SILS graduate student to attend a...
January 20, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in conjunction with the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute, University of Glasgow, Rice University’s Fondren Library, and Duke University Libraries, is pleased to announce the fifth...
January 20, 2004
The UNC at Chapel Hill chapter of the Special Libraries Association will offer a Medical Librarianship Panel from 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 2004, in Room 214 of Davis Library. This is a great opportunity to learn about medical librarianship -- especially because two former presidents of the national...
January 20, 2004
The UNC at Chapel Hill chapter of the Special Libraries Association will offer a Medical Librarianship Panel from 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 2004, in Room 214 of Davis Library. This is a great opportunity to learn about medical librarianship -- especially because two former presidents of the national...
January 20, 2004
Date: Saturday, January 24, 2004 Time: 8-10 p.m. Cost: $5 per person Location: Triangle Sportsplex in Hillsborough, NC Directions & Location info below From I-85 Take exit 165, and go north on NC 86, to Business 70. Turn right, Triangle SportsPlex will be approximately one half mile on the...
January 18, 2004
As published in The Chapel Hill News on Sunday, Jan. 18: Read a poem and allow yourself to wonder My view By Patrick Herron Like many of you, I do not believe I understand poetry exactly. After encountering thousands of poems in my life, I am fairly certain I don't quite fully get this poetry...
January 15, 2004
Webscape January 15, 2004 Kate Russell gives us a guide to the sites in her Favourites folder There is no doubt that the internet is absolutely bursting at the seams with information, so it's hardly surprising that more and more websites are being built to help you find your way around it. Ibiblio...
January 14, 2004
CHAPEL HILL – Well-known Brothers Grimm fairy tales like “Hansel and Gretel,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” and “Rapunzel” come alive for young readers when Caldecott Medalist Paul O. Zelinsky casts them into breathtaking interpretations. The children's book illustrator will discuss his work at 2 p.m. March...
January 13, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science will cheer on the Lady Tar Heels in their game against Georgia Tech scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The School will have a separate group of seats and its banner will be prominently displayed in Carmichael Gym. The event, which is co-sponsored...
January 13, 2004
The School of Information and Library Science will cheer on the Lady Tar Heels in their game against Georgia Tech scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The School will have a separate group of seats and its banner will be prominently displayed in Carmichael Gym. The event, which is co-sponsored...
January 7, 2004
Visiting representatives of OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. - which Kilgour served as its first and pivotal president - surprised him with a $100,000 gift to the school in his honor. Another surprise was the school's Lifetime Achievement Award for Kilgour. Both were announced at a...
January 7, 2004
CHAPEL HILL , NC -- ibiblio (http://www.ibiblio.org), the public's library and digital archive, this January will highlight the site's extensive resources dedicated to science in all its forms. Sites hosted at ibiblio take you from the (virtual) heart of a cell to the cutting-edge of scientific...