The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SILS Summer Seminars to Prague and London

Registration is now open for The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SILS summer seminars to Prague and London. These two-week seminars, scheduled for May 15-28, 2016, are open to all library and information science students, as well as Continue reading The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SILS Summer Seminars to Prague and London

Cliff Missen, Director of Widernet, will speak about “Overcoming the Digital Divide”

On Tuesday, September 22 Cliff Missen, Director of Widernet (at UNC), will speak about “Overcoming the Digital Divide”. from 2:30-3:30 in Hornbake 4115. Cliff has over 25 years professional experience in computers, networking, multimedia design, and applications development. At the WiderNet Continue reading Cliff Missen, Director of Widernet, will speak about “Overcoming the Digital Divide”

iSchool Student Explore Services for a Knowledge-based Economy in Namibia

Follow along with the iSchool’s Education Abroad program as students travel to Namibia’s and learn about library development, higher education, and information infrastructure abroad. Namibia is a democratic, stable nation in southwest Africa, with a goal to become a knowledge-based economy by the Continue reading iSchool Student Explore Services for a Knowledge-based Economy in Namibia

MLS Student Paul Boccaccio Awarded National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship

Second year MLS student, Paul Boccaccio has been awarded a 2015 National Security Education Program David L. Boren Fellowship to study Swahili in Tanzania and conduct a research project on the information needs of farmers in Morogoro and surrounding regions. The Continue reading MLS Student Paul Boccaccio Awarded National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship

iSchool Abroad! Namibia

New University of Maryland iSchool Study Abroad Opportunity: Developing Services for a Knowledge-Based Economy through Namibian Libraries  Join the iSchool at the University of Maryland in Namibia! Namibia, a thriving, democratic, picturesque country in Southern Africa, is investing heavily in its Continue reading iSchool Abroad! Namibia

Study Abroad in Russia, Namibia, or Scotland!

The information session about the iSchool’s proposed Summer 2014 Education Abroad short courses to Russia, Namibia, and Scotland — as well as the international course scheduled for the Spring 2014 semester — is scheduled on Wednesday, October 23rd, in Hornbake Continue reading Study Abroad in Russia, Namibia, or Scotland!

Save the Date! Director of the Russian Academy of Sciences – iSchool Reception

Join the iSchool as it welcomes Dr. Valerii Pavlovich Leonov, Director of the Russian Academy of Sciences Library on Tuesday, April 2, for a reception and as guest speaker in LBSC 706: Seminar in International and Comparative Librarianship on April Continue reading Save the Date! Director of the Russian Academy of Sciences – iSchool Reception

Virtual and International Librarianship Experience

For those of you who are interested in international librarianship, we thought you could be interested in this experience/blog post by Beth Filar Williams.  She hosted interns from different countries, gave lectures to people around the world, and encourages people Continue reading Virtual and International Librarianship Experience