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Planning the Paper Choosing a Faculty Advisor Writing the Text  The Final Version and Printing Indexing Library Maintenance Submitting the Electronic Version of the Paper Planning the Paper 1. The...
Education: BS (Secondary Education), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign MS (Information Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD (Information and Library Science), University...
Education: BA (Political Science), Brown University Master of Public Policy, Duke University JD, Harvard Law School Biography: Matt is a professor of the practice at UNC's School of Information...
Structural Components in Place The Diversity Committee is one of the 5 standing committees of SILS.  This committee was recently renamed the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA)...
Statement Members of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS)  Board of Visitors believe that we have a responsibility to support the education and cultivation of global citizens who will...
False news is everywhere, and a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is exploring ways to help people sort through the swarm of bad information.   Francesca Tripodi, an...
Master's Practicum Project Sponsor Guidelines The SILS capstone practicum project allows small teams of master’s students in their final semester to apply their learning to a real-world problem or...
Master's Practicum Project Sponsor Guidelines The SILS capstone practicum project allows small teams of master’s students in their final semester to apply their learning to a real-world problem or...
Summer 2022 Instruction mode key: Instruction modes for each class are listed next to the course.  In-Person on Campus Learners (IP): face to face instruction, on campus In-Person on Campus Learners...
David Gotz, associate professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been appointed to serve as the next Frances Carroll McColl Term Professor through July 2023....
Research-Based Master's Paper Approach Overview Required coursework Picking a research topic Research-based Master's paper registration Research-based paper course requirements FAQs about the...
Research-Based Master's Paper Approach Overview Required coursework Picking a research topic Research-based Master's paper registration Research-based paper course requirements FAQs about the...
Specializations:  Please note, with the exception of the ARM Concentration, these are informal course plans designed to help guide students; completing them will not result in an endorsement on a...
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Information, Technology and Public Life (CITAP) and George Washington University’s Institute for Data Democracy & Politics (IDDP) ...
The Equity in the Making (EITM) Lab, a research lab within the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), is working to develop a virtual reality (VR) makerspace lab. Led by Maggie Melo,...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) extends its congratulations to the SILS students that graduated in December 2021.  “On behalf of the SILS faculty, staff, and alumni, I extend...
All are invited to attend the upcoming SILS Alumni Lecture with Bob Anthony (MSLS '82) on January 18th at 3 p.m. ET via Zoom webinar. Bob Anthony served as curator of the North Carolina Collection at...
  Important Dates: Pre-Registration Advising week: March 14-March 24 Registration begins: March 25 Classes begin: August 15 Late Registration ends: August 19 Labor Day: September 5 Well-being Days:...
Join the SILS Wellbeing Committee for a month of mindfulness, healthy living and wellness-focused events through September 2022. The Wellbeing Committee invites all affiliated with SILS to...
All are invited to attend the upcoming Alumni Ask Me Anything (AMA) webinar with Meredity Evans (Ph.D. '06) on Friday, Jan. 28 at 12 p.m. ET via Zoom webinar. Meredith Evans serves as the Director of...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) joined a group of top iSchools in the nation to plan a summit centered on the role of iSchools in the future of the library and information...
The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) announced Daniel Russell, a Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality and User Happiness at Google, as the keynote speaker for the upcoming...
2022 SILS Commencement Ceremony The Spring 2022 SILS Department Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 5th at 6 p.m. ET in the Dean E. Smith Center. December 2021, May 2022, and August...
2022 SILS Symposium on Information for Social Good The SILS Symposium on Information and Social Good is an annual mini-conference hosted at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at The...
​Join the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) for the SILS Conference on AI and Knowledge Work. The conference will focus on the changing landscape of workplace culture through the...

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