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The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG III) is pleased to announce the following winners of its 13th International Paper Contest:

First Place Winner:
Melody M. Madriad. A Study of Digital Curator Competencies: A...

Posted: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 5:23pm


SIG III: Getting Published in Reputable International Journals and Other Publications 
Webinar Date:  Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 11:30pm-12:30pm (EDT)


Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 7:22pm

We are proud to announce the winners of the InfoShare membership award for 2013. This year we are able to support 7 professionals and students from 5 different countries.


  1. Janakiraman Amirthalingam
  2. Mahmood Khosrowjerdi
  3. Yared Mammo
  4. Ibrahim Ramjaun
  5. Teklemichael T. Wordofa
  6. Fatima Zahra
  7. Maryam Zakerhamidi
Posted: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 4:33pm
Category: SIG-III news

Below are minutes from the 2012 SIG-III business meeting in Baltimore last month. This was such a great meeting! They are pretty thorough and I think Shimelis did a remarkable job in capturing the spirit and content of the meeting as the recorder. But please let him know if we missed any significant details or misconstrued anything.

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Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 2:06pm
Category: SIG-III news

Dear all,

If you are attending ASIS&T 2012 in Baltimore, please join us for the following SIG-III Events:


Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:58pm
Category: SIG-III news

The paper from the SIG III Social Media squad discusses about the growing reliance on social media among scholars, and how SIG-III's active online and social media presence further contribute to engage the broader ASIS&T community

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:23pm
Filed Under: Publication

InfoShare, a program sponsored by SIG III, awards one-year ASIST memberships to information professionals in developing countries for whom the cost of membership would be a financial burden. This paper provides detail information about the InfoShare program and analyse its impact and contribution interms of introducing ASIS&T to numerous information professionals around the world.

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:01pm
Filed Under: Publication

"If I have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Issac Newton

In preparation of the 75th ASIS&T Anniversary and 30th Anniversary of SIG-III, Daniel Alemneh, Chair of SIG-III, interviewed SIG-III founders and pioneers Toni Carbo and Michel Menou in September 2012.

It is very fitting to open our interview (our "Cofounders Reflections...

Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:15pm
Filed Under: Publication

As part of the celebration of the 75th ASIS&T and 30th SIG-III anniversaries, we are putting together this special publication. Well, an anniversary is symbolic, but there is a very real feeling to it that makes us reflect on a variety of issues, including where we have been, and of course, maintaining the legacy of the SIG-III and shaping its futur. In this regard, current and past SIG-...

Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:10pm
Filed Under: Publication

To celebrate the official launch of ASIS&T SIG III's Twitter account (@sig3i), this month we conducted a random draw among our Twitter followers. We are pleased to announce that the winner of our draw and recipient of the $50 gift card is Isabella Peters (@Isabella83) from Heinrich-Heine-Universität Duesseldorf in Germany...

Posted: Monday, July 23, 2012 - 10:15am
Category: SIG-III
Filed Under: random draw, twitter


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