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SIG News, March 2023


SIG-III International Café Meet
Are you looking for an opportunity to know about the story behind the technological use of different apps in your daily life?

Would you like to learn about different apps/software?

How about a space for having a relaxing and friendly conversation?

SIG-III International Café has organized its sixth informal meeting to provide these opportunities to all ASIS&T members. We invite all practitioners, faculty, and students to join us for an exciting hour and share with us the story behind the technological use of different apps in your daily life on 16th March 2023 at 9:30 am EST (Time zone Converter:

Join via Zoom:

Meeting ID:  913 706 2428
Passcode: 0940

SIG-III International Paper Contest
The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) invites research papers from the library and information science (LIS) professionals of developing countries for the 23rd International Paper Contest (IPC) which aims to encourage researchers from developing countries and to share their work globally. The winners of the IPC-2023 will be awarded in the 86th Annual Meeting of the ASIS&T, which will take place in Novotel London West, London, UK from 27-31 October 2023. The theme of the Annual Meeting is: "Making a Difference: Translating Information Research into Practice, Policy, and Action". For more information, visit:


SIG USE is going to have our next social hour on March 17, 1 - 2 pm EST, and this time we are going to focus on visual information!

We constantly take in information through our senses. Please drop by to chat about how visual information may shape your life, whether through experience, research, or something else. Let's share and explore different ways of engaging with visual information!

Here is the Zoom link

Please get in touch with Iulian Vamanu ( or Annie Chen ( if you have any questions.