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SILS Alumni News

Summer 2015 Bulletin

Follow the links below to catch up on news shared by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) during the spring and summer of 2015.

If you have any news to share for the fall SILS print newsletter, please send an email to with “Alumni Update” in the subject line by August 15, 2015. New job? Promotion? Career Change? New baby? Have you written a book? Received an award or honor? Let us know!

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In Memoriam

If you know of any other alumni or former SILS faculty or staff who have passed away in the last year, please send an email with information to
Upcoming Events

BitCurator Social Mixer at SAA - August 19, 2015 - 7:30pm - Porcelli's Bistro, Cleveland
SILS Alumni Reception at SAA - August 21, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm -Westin Cleveland Downtown, Vanda South Room

2015 Henderson Lecture: “Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library” by Wayne Wiegand - September 14, 2015 - 1:00pm - Carolina Club, Alumni Hall III

iPRES 2015 - November 2-November 6, 2015 (All day) - Chapel Hill, NC
CHIIR 2016 - March 13, 2016 - March 17, 2016 (All day) - Chapel Hill, NC
2015 OCLC/Kilgour Lecture
Autonomous Weapons: Information Technology and the Arms Race
The electronic SILS Alumni News Fall 2015 Bulletin will be sent in September and the Winter 2015 Bulletin will be sent in December. Bulletins will be sent quarterly in 2016. If you would like to receive the news@sils monthly e-newsletter, subscribe to the SILS alumni listserv by sending a message to with the subject SUBSCRIBE TO SILS-ALUMNI.

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