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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

If you are in the Chicago area this summer, UNCG LIS would love to see you at the American Library Association annual conference, June 22-27 at McCormick Place! Our booth number is 4939 in the Vendor Exhibit Hall during exhibit hours, and we’ll have UNCG LIS Alumni Ribbons and a lot of other swag to […]

Congratulations to incoming Library and Information Studies student Christy Hyman, who has been selected as a recipient of a 2017-2018 Spectrum Scholarship! The scholarship, sponsored by ProQuest,  can be used to attend an ALA-accredited or AASL-recognized school library focused master’s degree. Christy has chosen to attend UNCG, and will begin her studies in the Fall of […]

UNCG Library and Information Studies students Caroljean Gavin, Kelly Jones, Chase Hanes, and Della Owens will give presentations on their Alternative Spring Break experiences at 2:30 on Thursday, May 11 in SOE room 301. The talk will be called “My Spring Break Experience: Alternative Spring Break Program Year One.” Alternative Spring Break is a week […]

The UNCG Library and Information Studies Department will host the Cora Paul Bomar Community Matters Summit on April 28 and 29 in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House, and in the School of Education. Speakers include David Ferriero, the 10th Archivist of the United States (Public Engagement In the Work of Libraries and Archives) […]