UNC School of Information and Library Science

At the UNC School of Information and Library Science, we shape the future of information creation, access, use, management and stewardship. We turn data into information that connects communities and fuels research. Our leadership in digital curation, information interaction, health informatics and librarianship drives how information affects society and the world.

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Talking Digital with Helen Tibbo

Alumni Distinguished Professor Helen Tibbo discusses her career, research and teaching

Manning Hall, the home of the School of Information and Library Science

Evolving Technology Requires New Solutions

New center to offer public policy solutions around developing technology

McMillan Cottom
Faculty Support

Recognizing Transformative Work

Carolina faculty member awarded “genius grant”


Creating more equitable makerspaces

How the structure of makerspaces encourages or inhibits participation

Student Support

Honoring The Memory Of A Dedicated, Vibrant Librarian

“What she was signing up for was not just putting labels on books..."

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Well Informed

The School of Information and Library Science is the first Library School in North Carolina.


What’s Your Story?

"Each individual story means something."

Carolina in Silicon Valley
Student Support

Carolina in Silicon Valley

The course connects students with the vast and growing network of successful Carolina alumni in northern California at organizations that include Apple, Google and Cisco, among many others.  


For The Greater Good Of The Order

“This notion that we’re all part of something larger really does imbue the way that we work, and it’s a very special culture that exists here."