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UNC Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science
International Summer Seminars 2020
Join the School of Information and Library Science in Barcelona, Prague, or Dublin during summer 2020! Our programs offer students and professionals an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding in a global context while offering unique, hands-on experience. Look behind the scenes at libraries throughout Barcelona or the Czech Republic or explore the inner workings of global corporations and start-ups in Ireland. In a time when we are shifting to an increasingly borderless world, our programs offer both students and professionals an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding of library or information science in a global context.
All seminars are available for 3 hours of credit from UNC SILS. Our seminars are open to UNC undergraduate and graduate students (also non-UNC graduate students – if you are a non-UNC undergraduate please email me), as well as practicing professionals. Seminars are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and they tend to fill quickly. Early registration is encouraged. Questions can be directed to Shirley Parker, Programs Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration deadline: March 2, 2020
Barcelona: May 18–May 30 *2 slots left
Our brand new Seminar: Books in Barcelona – Examining Library Science in Spain offers an opportunity to gain an in-depth view of libraries and librarianship. Lectures and site visits will be arranged by IES Abroad, a leading organization that specializes in customized programs. The seminar also includes tours of cultural heritage institutions in Barcelona. You can find more information here: https://sils.unc.edu/programs/international/barcelona
Prague: May 17-May 30 *5 slots left
Global Study & Reflection: Libraries and Archives of Prague offers lectures and tours related to librarianship in a country that deals with a history of monarchy, empire, Communism, and the meeting of east and west. Participants experience firsthand how the democratization of the Czech Republic, formerly a communist state, has affected the accessibility of information. The program is offered in partnership with Charles University. You can find more information here: https://sils.unc.edu/programs/international/prague
The Dublin Summer Seminar Information and Computer Science in Dublin: From Startups to Silicon Docks is specifically targeted for Information Science and Computer Science majors/minors and focuses on the ways information gathering, dissemination, privacy, and security affect business. By participating in business visits, students will closely examine the juxtaposition between multinational tech companies and the entrepreneurial start-up scene. The program provides an excellent avenue for career exploration. You can find more information here: https://sils.unc.edu/programs/international/dublin
If you have any questions about any of the seminars please contact Shirley Parker, Programs Officer, by e-mail: email@example.com.