SILS News

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
This spring, we asked three UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumni, Dr. L. Teresa Church (Ph.D. ’08), Lori E. Harris (MSLS ’13), and Barrye Brown (MSLS ’14), to discuss their experiences at SILS and the importance of diversity to the future of the School and the profession....
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Karen Sobel (MSLS '07), Research and Instruction Librarian for Art, Architecture, Music, & Urban Planning at Auraria Library in Denver, edited the book Mastering Subject Specialties: Practical Advice from the Field, which was published by Libraries Unlimited in March. In the book, academic...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Margaret Miles (MSLS ’83), alumna of the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), successfully competed on Jeopardy in April, and gained international attention by embracing two classic librarian stereotypes during the interview portion of the show. Miles, a longtime youth services...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The Epsilon Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, the international library and information studies honor society, inducted 13 new members at its annual meeting in Chapel Hill on May 5. Beta Phi Mu was founded in 1948 to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement and leadership among library and information...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Tammy Cox, Assistant Dean of Administration at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), received the Manager of the Year Award from the University Managers Association (UMA) on Tuesday, May 24, at the UMA Annual Meeting. Tammy Cox (second from right), with SILS Distinguished...

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