Results of the 2017 International Paper Contest

  • First Place winner is Saira Hanif Soroya of the Department of Information Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore – Pakistan with paper titled “Subject -Based Reading Behavior Differences of Young Adults under Emerging Digital Paradigms.”
  • Second Place winner is Masimba Clyde Muziringa, Medical Librarian at the College of Health Sciences Library, University of Zimbabwe, Harare – Zimbabwe with a paper titled “Impact of Research Evidence in Clinical Practice.”
  • Third Place winner is Nosheen Fatima Warraich of the Department of information Management at the University of Punjab, Lahore – Pakistan with a paper titled “Attitudes and perceptions about Linked Data technologies: A survey of information professionals in Pakistan.”

The first-place winners will be awarded a minimum of $1,000 to attend the 2017 ASIS&T Annual Meeting taking place in the Washington DC area at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Crystal City VA, USA. In addition, the principal authors of each of the selected winning papers will be awarded a two-year individual membership to ASIS&T.

We wish to thank all those who participated in  the paper contest from across the globe, extend our hearty congratulations to the above winners and looking forward to a wonderful 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C, USA.


International Paper Contest Review Team

  • Innocent Awasom
  • Shimelis Assefa
  • Premila Gamage
  • Devendra Potnis
  • Fatih Oguz