Students and Alumni are invited to join the nccuslisstudents list by clicking here. This list will be used to inform students of news about the school, policy changes, new courses, and the like. It will also be used to answer student questions.
Please note that you must provide a valid NCCU email address to join the SLIS Student Yahoo Group!
If you plan to attend the NCLA Conference in Greensboro in October, please consider attending the Beta Phi Mu (BPM) Breakfast on Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 a.m. during the conference. The BPM Breakfast has been coordinated by three BPM Chapters in North Carolina-UNC Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro and North Carolina Central University. This year our chapter, Beta Xi, is organizing this event.
Ms. Tammy Baggett, Director of Durham County Library System, will be giving a short talk. A graduate of NCCU's SLIS program, Ms. Baggett is an inspiring and positive presence in the library profession.
Here is a link about the event: http://nclaonline.org/conferences/2015/program/schedule?qt-view__cod_schedule__page=2#qt-view__cod_schedule__page
Attention Students! Graduate assistantships for the Fall 2015 term are now available! Please note that students must be registered for 9 credit hours and be available to work at least 20 hours per week here in the SLIS. Apply now!
Congratulations to Dr. Irene Owens for being invited to give a keynote address at The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science. Focusing on issues of diversity, inclusion, and access in library and information professions, and given the recent 75th anniversary of the North Carolina Central University School of Library and Information Sciences, Dr. Owens will provide unique insights into diversity and inclusion in library education and the library professions. The address will be given at the University of Maryland on October 16, 2015.
Congratulations to Dr. Ismail Abdullahi, who has been selected as the winner of the Roadbuilder’s Award for Library Education by the Round Table for Ethnic Minority Librarians (REMCo) of the North Carolina Library Association. The award recognizes ethnic minority librarians in library education, academic libraries, public, school and special libraries, who have served as pioneers in librarianship and also as positive role models. This award pays homage to ethnic minority librarians who exemplify courage, integrity, perseverance, and who have contributed to the field of librarianship for their specific category. The award will be presented at the REMCo Author Luncheon with Alan Bailey on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 during the 61st NCLA Biennial Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The SLIS is excited to congratulate Alumnus Jason Howard, who has joined the library staff of the Forest History Society! Please click to see the full announcement!
The SLIS is excited to congratulate Alumnus Tim Pyatt, who has been named Dean of Wake Forest University's Z. Smith Reynolds Library! Please click to see the full announcement!
We are grateful for the presentation by ALA president Courtney Young, celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the establishment of the NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences!
The SLIS congratulates Alumna Jamie Smith, who has been selected as an ALA Emerging Leader for 2015! The complete list of 2015 Emerging leaders can be found here!
The SLIS is delighted to announce that it has partnered with the Law Library of Congress for a new internship program! Please see here for more details!