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An avid reader since childhood, Amy Elizabeth Morgan (MSLS ’08) devoted her career to supporting libraries and encouraging reading. She was a juvenile materials specialist and worked as a Metadata...
Friends and alumni who wish to make a gift to the UNC School of Information and Library Science for 2018 should take note of important year-end deadlines to ensure your gift qualifies as tax...
The 2018 calendar year brought lots of “new” for the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). We launched new outreach programs, like the Health Informatics Data Analytics and...
Spring Break begins Friday, March 8, at 5 pm and continues until Monday, March 18, at 8:00 am. For other important dates during the semester, visit the registrar’s website at https://registrar.unc....
The Fall 2018 newsletter from UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is now available online. This edition highlights news and events from the entire 2018 calendar year, and the digital...
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...
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...
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...
At SILS’ Interactive Information Science Laboratory, researchers study how people search for information and interpret results, and develop new tools and approaches to help people find what they need...
When Joyce Obgurn (MSLS ’82) began graduate study at Carolina in 1980, she embarked on a journey of discovery. Chapel Hill was the perfect place for someone who, as Ogburn puts it, is naturally...
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...
UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week, which honors the bridge-building legacy of Dr. King, Jr., kicks off on Jan. 20 and includes events that highlight the...
As part of the 2019 CEDI Lecture Series, guest lecturer Jessica Schomberg will present her talk on Disability Frameworks on January 17, 2019, 2-3 pm in Manning 014. Lectures are open to the public...
As part of the 2019 CEDI Lecture Series, guest lecturer Stephen Rawson will give present his talk Disability and the Law on January 24, 2019, 2-3 pm in Manning 014. Lectures are open to the public...
As part of the 2019 CEDI Lecture Series, guest lecturers D. Jones, Matthew Schwab and Michelle Schwab will present Working in Community on January 17, 2019, 2-3 pm in Manning 014. Lectures are open...
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...
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...
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...
As part of the 2019 CEDI Lecture Series, UNC Computer Science Professor Gary Bishop will present Designing Enabling Technology on February 7, 2019, 2-3 pm in Manning 014. Lectures are open to the...
As part of the 2019 CEDI Lecture Series, guest lecturers Karen Diaz and Karen Erickson will present Literacy and Disability on February 21, 2019, 2-3 pm in Manning 014. Lectures are open to the...
UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Associate Professor Zeynep Tufekci discusses the lack of a functioning digital micropayment system on the internet and the vulnerabilities of the...
Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour educational session provides information and...
Wei Gao is Vice President, Technical Advisor to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. In her 13-plus years at Amazon, she has launched products and run projects in eCommerce, Kindle and Supply Chain technologies....
Andrew Dawson, Director of Information Science at University College London, will be visiting UNC to talk more about the SILS Summer Seminar to London and the benefits it has to offer. Light...
Interested in a UX career after graduation? Come and hear UX professionals, including four SILS alumni, discuss their careers and opporunities in the field. Panelists will include: Curt Arledge (MSIS...

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