Library and Information Studies (LIS)


  • LIS Alumni and Student News (3/2/2017) - Current Library and Information Studies student Terah Kelleher was just named recipient of the Mertys Bell Scholarship from the North Carolina Community College Library Association. This is a $500 scholarship awarded to a library student working toward an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in the library and information studies field. Terah is a proud graduate of […]
  • LIS Welcomes April Dawkins (2/6/2017) - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro’s department of Library and Information Studies welcomes April Dawkins to its faculty, effective August 2017. April is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Library & Information Science at the University of South Carolina, which she expects to finish in May 2017. Her doctoral dissertation examines the factors that influence decisions […]
  • Noah Lenstra publishes (11/14/2016) -  Noah Lenstra, Assistant Professor in UNCG’s department of Library and Information Studies, will have a chapter in the forthcoming book Participatory Heritage, edited by Henriette Roued-Cunliffe and Andrea Copeland, to be released in February. More information can be found here. Congratulations, Noah! < Return to LIS News
  • Employment news from recent alumni (9/12/2016) - Amy Jordan has been working at Greensboro College as their Collection Services Librarian since August. David Edens will assume the position of Instructional Services Librarian at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia on September 19th. Congratulations, Amy and David! < Return to LIS News  
  • Virginia Distance Program Reunion (8/2/2016) - In 1993, Marilyn Miller extended the reach of the UNCG LIS program into Virginia since they have never had an accredited LIS program, and they had asked our help.  We received approval to offer our entire masters degree by what then passed for distance education technology–satellite and cable hookup.  There were five sites: Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Roanoke, Emory […]
  • O’Connor named new LIS chair (8/2/2016) - The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education is excited to announce that Dr. Lisa O’Connor will be the new Chair of the Department of Library and Information Studies effective August 2016. “I am honored and excited to join the exceptional faculty and staff in the Department of Library and Information Studies and to […]
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