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Call for nominations: 2015 Social Informatics Best Paper and Best Student Paper Awards

ASIS&T SIG SI and the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI) are seeking nominations for two awards. One, the 2015 Social Informatics Best Paper Award, is for the best paper published in a peer reviewed journal on a topic informed by social informatics during the 2014 calendar year. The other, the 2015 Social Informatics Best Student Paper Award, is for the best paper written by a doctoral student on a topic informed by social informatics, including a published paper in a peer reviewed journal during 2014 or a conference paper presented in 2014. The authors will present their papers at the 11th Annual SIG SI Symposium on Saturday, November 5, 2015, as part of ASIS&T 2015, the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology in St. Louis, Missouri. The Best Paper Award authors will receive a $1,000 cash award, while the Best Student Paper Award authors will receive a $500 cash award, given at the Symposium.

For both awards, nomination letters should be sent to Howard Rosenbaum or Pnina Fichman by August 15, 2015 and must include a full citation, a brief explanation for the nomination, and a copy of the article. Self nominations are acceptable. Winners will be notified by September 5, 2015. Good luck to all!