Library and Information Studies (LIS)


  • LIS alum Jewel Davis selected as an ALA Emerging Leader (12/4/2017) - Congratulations to alum Jewel Davis, who has been accepted into the 2018 class of of ALA Emerging Leaders! According to the ALA website, the ALA Emerging Leaders program is “designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and […]
  • LIS Town Hall Meeting, October 11 at 5:30pm (9/28/2017) - Join LISSA for a Town Hall Meeting for all students in the UNCG LIS Department on Wednesday, October 11th at 5:30PM! Department Chair Lisa O’Connor will give a state-of-the-department address, present the results of the class schedule survey, and take student questions. LISSA President Lily Carden will lead a student discussion about the upcoming ALA […]
  • UNCG LIS Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Lecturers to Present at NCLA (9/27/2017) - The North Carolina Library Association Conference will take place in Winston-Salem on October 17-20, 2017 at the Benton Convention Center. Show your support for UNCG LIS alumni, students, faculty, and lecturers by attending as many of the following presentations as possible!  We would also love to see you at the UNCG LIS booth. You can get register […]
  • LIS Student News (8/8/2017) - LIS student Christy Hyman will be presenting at the Digital Library Federation forum on October 23-25, 2017, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Her presentation is titled “Critical Cartography across the Digital Library.”  More information about the forum is available here. < Return to LIS News
  • LIS Alumni News (6/29/2017) - UNCG LIS alum Mohamed Berray (’13) has been chosen for the ProQuest/GODORT/ALA “Documents to the People” Award!  The official notice is below; more information here. The Florida State University Libraries Government Documents Depository and Mohamed Berray, Coordinator for Government Information at FSU, have been selected for the ProQuest/GODORT/ALA “Documents to the People” Award. This award honors […]
  • LIS Alumni and Student News (6/26/2017) - Current UNCG LIS student Molly Price was appointed full-time Adult Services Reference Librarian for the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson, NC. Richard Huffine (MLIS 1995), librarian at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, was recently made a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association. Congratulations to Molly and Richard! < Return to LIS News
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