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

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

Founded in 1931 as the first Library School in North Carolina, the School of Information and Library Science has led the state and the nation in educating exceptional librarians and shaping the way knowledge has been preserved and shared for almost 90 years.

Today, SILS educates exceptional information professionals, create strategies and tools to steward data and public knowledge and promote information access and use to improve the public good.

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"Each individual story means something."

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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.  

Community

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."

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Enabling a healthier society through data

Health care informatics can make a real difference in people's lives...

Community

Fred Roper: Combining his love for UNC academics and athletics into one unique gift

“UNC and SILS gave me a stellar education and opportunities to expand in ways that I hadn’t imagined"