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Carolyn Hank’s Dissertation Defense. The title of her research study is: SCHOLARS AND THEIR BLOGS: CHARACTERISTICS, PREFERENCES, AND PERCEPTIONS IMPACTING DIGITAL PRESERVATION This descriptive study...
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., a Senior Research Scientist at OCLC Research, will present: What Are Virtual Researchers Up To? VREs and Their Users” This talk is based on the findings from the Joint...
The guest speaker for the School of Information and Library Science's (SILS) winter commencement ceremony is SILS alumna (MSLS '97) Deborah Balsamo. Balsamo is the National Program Manager for EPA's...
There is an increasing need for professionals who have the ability to plan, manage and implement practices that ensure the long-term integrity and use of resources that are created in digital form....
Jason Priem, doctoral student at SILS who is interested in scientometrics, academics using the Web, open scholarly publishing, etc. will be one of the presenters. You can check out the alt.metrics...
The result of a recent three-way partnership between The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF),...
Presenter:  Donald Spencer, MD, MBA, Program Manager, Carolina Data Warehouse for Health Abstract:  Dr. Spencer will give an overview of UNC’s Carolina Data Warehouse for Health.  After emphasizing...
Title: Networked Information Behavior in Life Transition Abstract: This study explores the supportive and informational uses of social network sites that facilitate adaptation to transition.  This...
Title: Automated Digital Forensics Abstract: Despite what you may have seen in the movies, today the primary use of digital forensics is to demonstrate the presence of child pornography on the...
RDA (Resource Description and Access): Beyond Cataloging Rules Abstract: DA is more than a set of cataloging rules; it is an implementation of a new model of bibliographic data based on the entities...
During his time as a student at SILS, Sayan Chakraborty (MSIS 2006) realized that he loved solving complex questions related to information—particularly those that called for him to pay close...
The next  UNC/Duke Joint Health Seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, December 1st at 4:30 p.m.   Presenter: Dr. Jos Aarts            Institute of Health Policy and Management            Department of...
The day-long 2011 DigCCurr Public Symposium, "Curate Me: Stewardship of Personal Digital Archives," will take place January 7, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room...
As a research assistant for the past two years, SILS student Liz Koehler has partnered with Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell on a number of studies targeting school librarians and young adult users. One of...
SILS alumnus, Michael Fitzgerald (MSLS ’08), is co-director of the "Map of Jazz Musicians" project, which was recently funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Start-Up Grant. The...
The Institute consists of one five-day session in May 2011 and a two-day follow-up session and a day-long symposium in January 2012. Each day of the summer session will include lectures, discussion...
The School of Information and Library Science at UNC at Chapel Hill is happy to announce the launch of its mobile version of the SILS Web site. Visitors will now be able to browse all of the SILS Web...
The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle, in...
Storytellers and musicians will entertain children and adults of all ages at the Friends of the Library’s 18th annual Winter Stories program on Thursday, Dec. 9 in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room...
Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at Friends of the Library’s 18th annual Winter Stories program on Thursday, Dec. 9 in Wilson Library. This year’s program, which begins...
Important Dates for Summer I and Maymester Registration begins: March 22-23 (registration begins) Classes begin for Summer I and Maymester: May 10 Last Day for Late Registration for Maymester:  May...
Thanksgiving recess begins Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 with no classes held. The School of Information and Library Science will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26...
The Carolina Library Community building project is part of the campus-wide UNC Class of 2011 Build a Block project, which is a student-led initiative to build ten houses for families of UNC staff...
His goal to run across all 50 U.S. states came one step closer to fruition on November 21st, as SILS director of Information Technology Scott Adams crossed 208 miles of rough Florida terrain that...
We have scheduled an IRB (Institutional Review Board) workshop for those of you who will conduct research with human subjects during the Spring semester and need help with your application. The...

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