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Zeynep Tufekci, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and Principal Researcher for the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP), was...
Below you will find the current version of the Peer Observations Guidelines.  The school will use Microsoft Forms and Flow as part of the assingment process.  If you need to submit the date you will...
Amelia Gibson, Director of the Community Equity, Data & Information Lab (CEDI) at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), Kristin Tully and Erin McClain of the UNC Center for...
What is digital curation? Digital curation is lifecycle management of durable digital content. This includes the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection, and archiving of digital assets....
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, and Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) will present a Tar Heels Talks ...
Important Dates Pre-Registration Advising month: November 2-November 30 Registration begins: November 30 Classes begin: January 19 Last Day to Late Register: January 25 Spring 2021 Wellness days: ...
The Information and Library Science Student Association (ILSSA) is hosting a virtual town hall to give SILS students the opportunity to meet directly with faculty and administrators to facilitate...
Brian Sturm, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been awarded nearly $150,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has stopped requiring graduate program applicants to submit Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores. SILS implemented the change over the summer, so...
Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been named a fellow in the MacArthur Foundation’s Class of 2020.  MacArthur Fellows are...
The Review, Appraisal, and Triage of Mail (RATOM) Project is hosting its first hackathon on October 19-21, 2020. This is a free virtual event focused on prototyping new features to help RATOM tools...
Given the significant time and resources needed for most neuroimaging research, scientists in the field could greatly benefit from reusing data collected by other scientists. Unfortunately, current...
The SILS Alumni Association (SILSAA) will host a ZOOM brown bag lunch event on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 12:00-12:45pm. Five panelists will share their insights on how job search strategies have...
Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society is hosting a conversation with SILS Associate Professor Tressie McMillan Cottom and Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Mary L....
Amid murky responses to COVID-19 from government and health officials, SILS Associate Professor Zeynep Tufekci has become a leading voice in building credible, helpful information around the pandemic...
Faculty and students from the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will be part of several workshops and presentations at the ASIS&T Virtual Annual Meeting, starting Thursday, Oct...
Tressie McMillan Cottom, Zeynep Tufekci, and Francesca Tripodi, faculty members at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and researchers with the Center for Information, Techology...
Maggie Melo, Assistant Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), and Jennifer Nichols, Digital Scholarship Librarian at the University of Arizona, have co-authored a new...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has established a fund to help SILS students facing hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to remote learning. In...
David Gotz, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and Assistant Director of the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP), teamed with two other University...
Dean's Message As I write this annual column, I am struck by how much life has changed in less than one year’s time. I miss handshakes and hugs, smiling with my whole face rather than just my eyes,...
SILS Dean Gary Marchionini Fall 2020 As I write this annual column, I am struck by how much life has changed in less than one year’s time. I miss handshakes and hugs, smiling with my whole face...
Fall 2020 SILSAA President Hillary Fox (MSLS '14) Dear SILS Alumni, This year paints a different picture of Carolina than most of us remember. 2020 is certainly not what we expected, but as Tar...
For several Fridays in August and September, SILS faculty members gave online lightning talks, introducing themselves and their research interests to students and anyone else who wanted to tune in....
Established in 1981, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional library or information...

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