2019 News

January 17, 2019
ENABLE is now accepting applications for its second Health Informatics Data Analytics and Visualization (HiDAV) summer boot camp, a seven-week program for undergraduate students. The face-to-face boot camp will expose students to Biomedical Health Informatics (BMHI) principles and encourage them to...
January 16, 2019
As part of her spring 2019 special topics course “Disability Informatics and Information,” UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Assistant Professor Amelia Gibson has scheduled a series of guest lectures that are open to the public. Several of the presenters will deliver their talks...
January 14, 2019
A story posted by University World News on Jan. 11 provides a detailed look at the impact made by the WiderNet Project’s eGranary Digital Library on 10 university campuses in Somalia. With internet access still “slow, unreliable, and expensive” for universities in the Puntland region of Somalia,...
January 4, 2019
When Marcia Duncan Lowry and Charles Lowry enthusiastically accepted the Dean’s invitation to co-chair the SILS Campaign, they were equally clear that they’d serve in this role for half the campaign. Being that we are at the campaign’s midpoint, Duncan Smith has accepted Dean Gary Marchionini’s...
January 3, 2019
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant for $1.1 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a project to develop a toolset that will enable institutions to more quickly and efficiently process emails included in born-digital collections. The UNC School of...
January 3, 2019
Join SILS in the ‘city that never sleeps’ to explore special libraries, performing arts archives, the financial industry’s information management, and public librarianship initiatives through the New York Public Library (NYPL) system. Both graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to...
January 2, 2019
Marijel (Maggie) Melo, UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Assistant Professor, talks about earning her PhD from the Rhetoric, Composition, and Teaching of English Program at the University of Arizona and how that journey led her to SILS in a recently posted news story by the UofA...