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All bound copies of the SILS master's papers are available at the SILS Library. Electronic copies are accessible online through the Carolina Digital Repository. Scanning through master's papers...
Through the years, the School has developed and maintained quality educational programs and built research and service programs on a relatively modest budget. But while the state of North Carolina...
Make Your Gift Now   Carnegie Foundation Library Science Endowment This gift from the Carnegie Corporation of New York established an endowment fund for the general support of SILS. Among other...
Click here for descriptions of other funds that have been established to support SILS. Can't find the fund you're looking for? Contact us for help.
Make Your Gift Now   Susan Grey Akers Scholarship Fund The Alumni Association established the fund upon Dean Susan Grey Akers' retirement to provide a fellowship that assists deserving students...
Much of what we are, and what we hope to be in the future, is a result of private gifts from alumni and friends. We invite you to explore the options below, as well as the other information this...
Online Make a gift online today using a credit card, check, stock, bank draft, pledge or payroll deduction (for UNC employees) by accessing the online giving Web site. By Mail Stephanie Kretz...
All lists created for SILS community projects and organizations will be created and maintained by faculty, students or staff at https://selfservice.unc.edu/client/self-service/#/list-manager. All...
TRANSFER STUDENTS The School of Information and Library Science does not admit external transfer students; you must already be enrolled at The University of North Carolina before applying to SILS.  ...
The SILS Field Experience Program enables students to gain 135 hours of professional experience in an information organization while receiving 3 hours of class credit. Organizations interested in...
Graduate Program Admissions The School of Information and Library Science seeks exceptional students who have the potential to excel in graduate studies and to become future leaders in the field. We...
Overview The Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) degree at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) prepares students to become leaders in the design, implementation,...
Overview The Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) prepares students for prestigious careers in library and information...
Due to university financial constraints, SILS is instituting a one-year hiatus on doctoral admissions.  Therefore, we will not be accepting applications during the Fall 2021/Spring 2022 application...
Every field experience is unique and guided by the student's learning objectives, as negotiated with the site supervisor and faculty supervisor. The field experience agreement is a learning contract...
Site Selection Field experience sites are identified in a variety of ways. Information organizations and information professionals may seek interested students by contacting the Field Experience...
Registration Students need to complete and submit a Field Experience Agreement form before they can be registered for a field experience through ConnectCarolina. After you have secured your site,...
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...
Doctoral Study Office is located in room 16 which can be accessed from the Garden level of Manning Hall. PhD students may use their UNC OneCards to access the room. Computers and Remote access The...
Welcome to the masters program at the School of Information and Library Science!  To the left you will find a menu of helpful items. SILS Resources:  First Year Student Checklist  Second Year Student...
SILS must adhere to the academic policy and registration guidelines set forth by UNC-CH and the Office of the Registrar. It is your responsibility as a UNC-CH student to be familiar with the various...
Guidelines for the MSLS and the MSIS Comprehensive Examination I. Eligibility for Comprehensive Examination II. Time of Examination III. Philosophy and Scope of the Examination IV. Study Guide for...
Important dates Registration begins: April 12 Classes in session: Aug. 24 to Dec. 8 Exam Period: Dec. 10 to Dec. 17 Courses offered Monday/Wednesday Time Course information and call numbers...
The School of Information and Library Science follows all academic policies set by the Graduate School, the University, and upholds the university honor code. Any specific questions regarding these...
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ARL Academy Fellows Program The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is partnering with three LIS schools -- the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Catholic University of America, and...

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