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Dr. Irene Owens, PhD SILS Distinguished Alumna Irene Owens (PhD ’95) has created a fund to support new students of color and those interested in issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the...
Fall 2020 Earlier this fall, SILS Alumni Association Communications Director Jennie Goforth (MSLS ’10) asked other SILS graduates to share how COVID-19 had affected their professional lives. As the...
2020 Obituaries Helen N. Diggs Helen N. Diggs of Arden, N.C. and formerly of Saltville, Va., died Oct. 20, 2020, at the age of 93. Born in Saltville, she was the wife of the late Henry Edwin Diggs,...
John E. Ulmschneider (MSLS ’81) was named the 2020 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant...
Just over a year after its launch, the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) has made significant progress on multiple fronts. Organizational growth Over the summer, CITAP...
A look back at the impact of COVID-19 on SILS and Carolina throughout 2020.  Spring Break On March 11, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced plans to extend spring break by a week...
SILS faculty confront a tumultuous year with research and advocacy
Dr. Claudia Gollop, PhD Claudia Gollop, PhD, in the SILS Library in 2017. Claudia Gollop, PhD, joined the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) in 1994 as an assistant professor. She...
Zeynep Tufekci, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), offers insights and advice on the escalating pandemic and President Donald Trump’s grabs for power in...
Amelia Gibson, Assistant Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), graduate from the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars (FES) program in a virtual ceremony hosted by the...
Litwin Books and Library Juice Press will host a virtual book launch of Re-making the Library Makerspace Critical Theories, Reflections, and Practices on Friday, Jan. 29, at 1:00pm EST. Click here to...
Getting ready for the spring 2021 semester at UNC-Chapel Hill? Be sure to consult the Carolina Together Testing Program website to determine if, when, and how often you need to be tested for COVID-19...
This summer, ALA Editions published an updated and revised second edition of Collection Management for Youth by UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Professor Sandra Hughes-Hassell....
Javed Mostafa, Professor and Director of the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP), will complete his five-year term as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Association for Information Science...
Summer 2021   Instruction mode key: Instruction modes for each class are listed next to the course. All of the asynchronous courses are with the online courses at the bottom of this page.  In-Person...
The Center for Information, Technology, & Public Life (CITAP) at Carolina is hosting an event at 10am EST Tuesday, Jan. 19, to discuss the roots of the recent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol....
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host its 40th annual MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony (virtually) on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 6:00 p.m. The keynote speaker for the lecture will be...
The Center for Information, Technology, & Public Life (CITAP) at Carolina is hosted a live panel discussion on information, technology, and current American politics Jan. 19. If you missed the...
The News & Observer recently named Zeynep Tufekci, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), Tar Heel of the Month in recognition of her early warnings and...
The University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host an evening of celebration with the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective (CAAWC) on Feb. 9 at 7:00 PM EST...
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Fall 2021 Important Dates Pre-Registration Advising week: May 24-May 31 Registration begins: June 1 Classes begin: August 18 Late Registration ends: August 24 Labor Day: September 6 University Day:...
All students, faculty, and staff of the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) are invited to submit nominations for the 2021 Deborah Barreau Award for Teaching Excellence. SILS will...

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