About LAUNC-CH

The Librarians’ Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (LAUNC-CH) is an on-campus, non-profit, professional organization. LAUNC-CH is committed to the professional growth of our members and hosts many development opportunities throughout the year to enrich the library community in the Chapel Hill area. LAUNC-CH also works to improve the professional status and benefits of librarians at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Committee on Professional Welfare: To deal with issues relating to the clarification and improvement of the professional status and benefits of librarians at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Committee on Professional Development: To sponsor opportunities for and to foster members’ professional growth and development through activities, such as: an annual forum to present the results of new library and information science research, and the ways in which it is being applied; ad hoc programs as needed or desired; cooperative endeavors with and outreach to other local professional and library groups and sister schools; and mentoring to library and information science students.
Program Committee: To plan and coordinate programs including social events September through May.
Conference Committee: To plan and coordinate an annual conference on a topic of general interest to the membership.
Communications Committee: To maintain the official LAUNC-CH website and social media.