News and Events

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 […]

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, 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

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  

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 […]

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 […]

It was announced recently that LIS Adjunct Professor Beth Martin, Head of Assessment at the J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte, has been appointed Visiting Program Officer for New Metrics and the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries. Her post officially begins August 1, 2016. Congratulations, Beth! < Return to LIS News

Looking for some good reads this summer? Check out this cool brochure (thanks to recent graduate Amy Jordan) of books written by UNCG LIS graduates.  We are very proud of our talented alumni! http://library.uncg.edu/dp/downloads/LISauthors.pdf < Return to LIS News

Former LIS administrative assistant and LIS alumnus Touger Vang took 1st place in the Diversity and Outreach Fair poster presentation at the ALA conference in Orlando. His topic was “The Public Library: Keeping Families Together.”  Congratulations, Touger! < Return to LIS News

We received good news from two recent alumnae about successful job searches. Carol Sevin, May 2016 graduate, will be the new STEM Team Librarian in the Academic Services Department at Kansas State University. Jada Jones reports that she has a new job for a federal agency where she does the following: bibliometrics, publication tracking and […]