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    2017 Chapter Event of the Year Award

    The 2017 Chapter Event of the Year Award goes to the Central Ohio Chapter’s (CO-ASIS&T) “2017 Summer of Tours.” The purpose of the award is to recognize the best event held by a Chapter during the previous year. Criteria used to judge chapter events are relevance for the chapter’s members, societal or scientific/technical significance of […]
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    2017 Best Information Science Book Award

    The winner of the Best Information Science Book Award is Interactions with Search Systems by Ryen W. White, published by Cambridge University Press. The award is given to the author whose book is judged to have made the most outstanding contribution in the field of information science during the calendar year preceding the ASIS&T annual […]
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    SIG Member of the Year

    Recognition for SIG Member of the Year goes to Arjun Sabharwal, SIG/VIA and SIG/AH member. The purpose of the award is to recognize the service of an individual to the program of a particular SIG. It is given for significant contributions to the membership of the SIG through participation in and support of its events […]
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    SIG Publication of the Year

    SIG/Arts & Humanities’s (SIG/AH) publication, The June/July Bulletin Special Section on  A New Open Humanities has been chosen as the winner of the ASIS&T 2017 SIG Publication of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the best publication by a SIG during the previous year. SIG/AH’S publication examined the range of […]
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    SIG of the Year

    SIG/Visualization, Images & Sound (SIG/VIS) has been chosen as the winner of the ASIS&T 2017 SIG of the Year Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding professional accomplishments and activities of an ASIS&T Special Interest Group. SIGS are evaluated on a number of criteria, including but not limited to, activities/programs at and outside […]
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    Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award

    Natalie Ornat, of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is awarded the Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award for her paper Reading for Your Life: The Impact of Reading and Writing During the Siege of Sarajevo. The purpose of this award is to encourage student research and writing in the field of information […]
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    OCTOBER 2017 JASIST Now Available Online!

    The newest edition of JASIST (October 2017) is now available online for reading by members and subscribers! With 17 research articles ranging from Temporal Dynamics of Eye-Tracking and EEG During Reading and Relevance Decisions to Mendeley Readership as a Filtering Tool to Identify Highly Cited Publications, there’s something for everyone! Check it out today!
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    ASIS&T ProQuest 2017 Best Dissertation Award

    The ASIS&T ProQuest Best Dissertation Award is being given to Sarah A. Buchanan. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding recent doctoral candidates whose research contributes significantly to an understanding of some aspect of information science. The award is intended to encourage participation of new PhDs in the activities of a professional association […]

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