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Join us for a special presentation by Megan Winget on Tuesday, May 22 at 1:30pm in Manning Hall 01. This is What Software Preservation Looks Like: Need, Knowledge, Patience, Skill, Hard Work, and a...
Join us for a special presentation by Casey Rawson at 1:30pm Wednesday, May 23 in Manning Hall 01. The trustworthiness of survey research is frequently compromised by nonresponse error – biases in...
Author, activist, and journalist Cory Doctorow delivered the 2018 OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture on April 27 to an overflow crowd at the CURRENT ArtSpace in Chapel Hill. In his talk, titled “The...
Watch a video with highlights from the SILS Spring Commencement ceremony. Click here for more details and photos about the event.
UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) PhD student Charlene Finley has received funding from the research section of the Medical Library Association (MLA) to attend the MLA 2018 Annual...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has hired three new tenure-track faculty members, with appointments beginning July 1. Sayamindu Dasgupta, Marijel “Maggie” Melo, and Yue Wang...
SILS offices and most other University offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28.
Classes begin for Summer Session II.
Have news to share? Want to publicize an event on the SILS website or on the digital monitors in Manning Hall? See something on the sils.unc.edu site that needs to be updated? SILS alumni, students,...
Alternative metrics provider Altmetric has awarded its annual research grant for 2018 to Shenmeng Xu, a PhD candidate at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). SILS PhD Candidate...
Helen Tibbo, Alumni Distinguished Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been named the 41st recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indiana...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library in Research Triangle Park (RTP) has been recognized as the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) Small Library/Information Center of the...
Cliff Missen, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and Director of WiderNet@UNC, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), in collaboration with the Educopia Institute, the BitCurator Consortium, and the Council of State Archivists (CoSA), will study and expand...
8:45 to 9:30am Registration Lobby, Manning Hall SILS Staff 9:30am-12:00pm General Orientation Session Room 209, Manning Hall 9:30-10:00 amDean’s Welcome Dr. Gary Marchionini, Dean SILS...
Contact Email: silshelp@unc.edu IT Services: (919) 962-8188 Library: (919) 962-8361 IT Help Desk Hours Fall and Spring Semester Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:45 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m...
SILS will host a reception coinciding with ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2018, the annual meeting of CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA, in Washington, D.C. in August.   All SILS alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and students...
Optional for incoming SILS graduate students, but strongly encouraged. For more information and a link to the day's schedule visit gradschool.unc.edu/events/orientation  
Required for all new international students. Look for more information to be posted at  isss.unc.edu/newstudent
Carnegie Research Grants Small grants are available to SILS students for assistance with research costs where unusual expenses are involved. Undergraduate students may apply once for up to $200 for...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Casey Rawson and Megan Winget as teaching assistant professors, effective July 1. Rawson and Winget...
Pursuing dual master’s degrees in art history and information science at UNC-Chapel Hill has allowed Devon Murphy to combine her love of art with her interest in technology. Now she has received...
In her latest New York Times op-ed, SILS Associate Professor Zeynep Tufekci explains what the tech world can and should learn from the experts who executed the cave rescue in Thailand. "The Silicon...
The Odum Institute for Research in Social Science has been awarded $500,000 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a three-year grant project, Confirmable Reproducible Research (CoRe2) Environment:...
Check out these views of Manning Hall and the SILS Library taken with on of UNC Libraries' Insta360 Pro cameras. Thanks to MSLS student Erin Black who led a recent workshop on using the cameras at...

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