UNC School of Information and Library Science

  • 1.  UNC School of Information and Library Science

    Posted Jan 09, 2020 04:11 PM

    The SILS Alumni Association at UNC-Chapel Hill seeks nominations for its Distinguished Alumni Award. This award recognizes:
    •            Outstanding professional library or information science achievements at national, state or local levels; and/or
    •            A high degree of professionalism and given outstanding service to the UNC School of Information and Library Science, or its Alumni Association, and has shown commitment to librarianship or information science.

    To nominate someone who fits the above profile, please fill out the brief nomination form at While nominations are accepted year-round, to be considered for the 2020 award, please submit your nomination by January 31, 2020.

    Please note:
    1.           You need not be an alumnus of SILS or UNC-Chapel Hill yourself to nominate a candidate for this award.
    2.           Number of years in the profession shall not alone determine a candidate's qualification; in giving the award, the association will balance between giving the award for professional promise and giving it primarily as an award for longevity of service at the time of retirement.
    3.           A list of past award winners may be found at

    Jamie Patrick-Burns
    Digital Archivist
    Raleigh NC