Elnora Tayag

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Elnora Kelly Tayag research interests include creating digital mechanisms to document and access collective memory, cultural heritage, and community-based collections, and exploring the role of media and cultural materials in developing social capital and information networks. Elnora published her first book, Filipinos in Ventura County, as part of the Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing, 2011. Elnora earned her Bachelor’s degree in Art History from UC Irvine, Master’s degree in Religion from Claremont School of Theology, and Master’s degree in Library Information Science from UCLA.

Awards Won

Title Year
The future is overdue (ALA-Spectrum Scholarship logo) Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship (hisotical)
An IMLS funded project in 2007, 2008, and 2013 designed to increase racial and ethnic diversity among our profession’s next generation of LIS leaders.
2013 - Winner(s)