Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor
Manning Hall, Room 103
Expertise and interests: Information seeking in electronic environments, human-computer interaction, digital libraries, information design, information policy
Manning Hall, Room 010
Expertise and interests: Information retrieval, aggregated search systems and evaluation,search behavior, text data mining, machine learning, task-based search, search assistance
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Clinical Assistant Professor
Manning Hall, Room 112
Expertise and interests: Public libraries in North Carolina, visual language, user-centered design, public library policy
Manning Hall, Room 210
Expertise and interests: Human-computer interaction, personal information management, digital information seeking behaviors, tools, and interfaces
Manning Hall, Room 24
Expertise and interests: Information organization and description, design of information collections
Mary Grace Flaherty
Manning Hall, Room 204
Expertise and interests: Health information, information seeking in the medical context, public libraries and health promotion
Manning Hall, Room 205
Expertise and interests: Communities and health-related information behavior, place-based communities and information practices, information worlds, information needs and practices of individuals with developmental disabilities, information policy
Manning Hall, Room 215
Expertise and interests: Information and reference services, consumer health information, health sciences librarianship, information and diverse user groups
Assistant Director, Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP)
Manning Hall, Room 201
Expertise and interests: Visualization and visual analytics, data analysis, data science, health informatics.
Stephanie W. Haas
Manning Hall, Room 215A
Expertise and interests: Natural language processing, health informatics, sublanguage and terminology, information representation
Bradley M. Hemminger
Manning Hall, Room 206A
Expertise and interests: Scholarly communications, medical and bio-informatics, computer-human interfaces, digital libraries and open archives, information visualization, interactive information searching, databases
Manning Hall, Room 203
Expertise and interests: Multi-cultural children's literature, children's services, school library media, social justice issues in youth library services, role of school librarians in education reform
Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi
Manning Hall, Room 200
Expertise and interests: Organizational informatics, social informatics, organizational implications of ICT, digital materiality, knowledge sharing, mobile knowledge work
Director of ibiblio.org and Clinical Professor
Manning Hall, Room 213
Expertise and interests: Internet issues and applications including: digital libraries, electronic publishing, online news, virtual communities, legal and social issues relating to networked information and access
Christopher (Cal) Lee
Manning Hall, Room 212
Expertise and interests: Archives, digital preservation, electronic records management
Assistant Professor, SILS and UNC School of Medicine
Manning Hall, Room 206
Expertise and interests: Healthcare engineering management as it pertains to continuous quality and patient safety efforts in healthcare and human factor engineering with a focus on workload and individual performance during health care providers’ interactions with health information technology
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of WiderNet@UNC
Manning Hall, Room 06
Expertise and interests: Off-line information access and appropriate information technologies for underserved populations; the eGranary Digital Library; libraries in the developing world; digital libraries, user group-centric information services, asynchronous and distance education; information classification, retrieval, and interfaces; information services for incarcerated populations
Frances McColl Distinguished Term Professor,
SILS & Biomedical Research & Imaging Center
Director, Carolina Health Informatics Program (chip.unc.edu)
Expertise and interests: Multimedia information retrieval, personalization and user modeling, cyberinfrastructure for research and learning
Frances McColl Distinguished Term Professor
Manning Hall, Room 21
RENCI, Room 556A
Expertise and interests: Data grids, digital libraries, persistent archives and artificial intelligence
Ryan B. Shaw
Manning Hall, Room 25
Expertise and interests: Information organization, digital humanities / humanities computing, philosophy of information, sociology of texts, hermeneutics, knowledge representation, public history, memory institutions, new media, digitization, the Web
Brian W. Sturm
Manning Hall, Room 111
Expertise and interests: Storytelling and folklore, children's and young adults' literature and public library services, immersion and engagement in information environment, bibliotherapy
Helen R. Tibbo
Alumni Distinguished Professor
Manning Hall, Room 211
Expertise and interests: Archives and records management, information services for the humanities, electronic information retrieval, reference service
Manning Hall, Room 202
Expertise and interests: Social impacts of technology, privacy and surveillance, inequality, research methods and complex systems.
Assistant Professor and Health Technology and Informatics Librarian, UNC Health Sciences Library
Manning Hall, Room 213A
Expertise and interests: health informatics and analytics, mobile health, electronic health records, and clinical care research
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Member of Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Science Honor Society. B.A. (Liberal Studies), Florida Atlantic University; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Named “University Scholar." SILS Distinguished Alumna, 2010.
Ph.D. (Philosophy), Florida State University; M.A. (Philosophy), Florida State University; B.A. (Philosophy), College of William and Mary.
Ph.D. (Information Science), University of Maryland; M.S.L.S., University of Maryland; AB (History), University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Magna cum laude; NDEA Fellowship, University of Maryland. Member of the Beta Phi Mu Honorary Society.
Management of information services, communication processes, education for library and information science, information transfer and scholarly communication, corporate librarianship and information brokering, curriculum issues for school library media specialists, user education.
Laura N. Gasaway
Paul B. Eaton Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (retired)
J.D., University of Houston; M.S.L.S. (highest honors), Texas Woman's University; B.A. (highest honors), Texas Woman's University. Intellectual Property Virtual Scholar, University of Maryland, University College.
M.L.S., University of Oregon School of Librarianship, Eugene; Western Michigan University School of Librarianship, Kalamazoo; B.A., Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Universite de Clermont Ferrand, France, 1966-67. Lifetime Fellow of the Medical Library Association.
B.S. (Computer Science and Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.
"In 1989 Kahle invented the Internet's first publishing system, WAIS (Wide Area Information Server) system and in 1989, founded WAIS Inc., a pioneering electronic publishing company that was sold to America Online in 1995. In 1996, Kahle founded the Internet Archive which may be the largest digital library. At the same time, he co-founded Alexa Internet which helps catalog the Web in April 1996, which was sold to Amazon.com in 1999." (From the Internet Archive Bio page.)
Professor of Practice
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, Chief Information Officer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. (English Literature), University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; B.A. (English) Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut.
Joanne Gard Marshall
Distinguished Research Professor
Manning Hall, Room 301, 919/843-7883
Institute on Aging, 919/843-9968
Ph.D., University of Toronto; LL.D., McGill University; M.H.Sc., McMaster University; M.L.S., McGill University; B.A., University of Calgary.
Barbara B. Moran
Distinguished Research Professor
Manning Hall, Room 306
Expertise and interests: Academic librarianship, management of information agencies, human resources management, popular materials, organizational design and leadership, international librarianship
Lilly U. Nguyen
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , Chapel Hill, NC
Ph.D., Department of Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; M.Sc., Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science; B.A., Political Economy and French, University of California, Berkeley
Davenport (Dav) Robertson
Professor of Practice
Chief, Library and Information Services Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC (retired).
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beta Phi Mu; B.A. (History), with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta history honorary fraternity. Fellow of Special Libraries Association 2005. SILS Distinguished Alumnus 2004.
Ph.D., School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S.L.S., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign; B.A. (English), Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee. Distinguished Alumna, University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Alumni Association, 2011; Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Grant Recipient, Israel, April 2004; Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Grant Recipient, Thailand, February 2002; 1996 Margaret Mann Citation.
Co-founder of Cygnus Support (re-named Cygnus Solutions) and former president of the Open Source Initiative.
B.S., (Computer Science Engineering), University of Pennsylvania.
Todd J. Vision
Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. (Evolution and Ecology), M.A. (Evolution and Ecology), Princeton University; B.A. (Biological Science), University of Chicago.
Barbara M. Wildemuth
Distinguished Research Professor
Manning Hall, Room 301
Expertise and interests: Information-seeking behaviors and information use, design and evaluation of information systems, adoption and use of information