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.

Sincerely,

International Paper Contest Review Team

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

2016/17 SIG III Election Results

On behalf of the Nomination Committee, we are delighted to announce the 2016/17 SIG III elected officers:

CHAIR – Yao Zhang (University of South Carolina, USA)

CO-CHAIR – Ashraf Sharif (The Aga Khan University, Pakistan)

CHAIR-ELECT – Hassan Zamir (University of South Carolina, USA)

CO-TREASURER – Naureen Nizam (University of Toronto, Canada)

CO-TREASURER – Elena Murelli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)

SIG CABINET REPRESENTATIVE – Catherine Dumas (SUNY Albany, USA)

INFOSHARE OFFICER – Selenay Aytac (Long Island University, USA)

INTERNATIONAL PAPER CONTEST CO-CHAIR (2 positions) – Innocent Awasom (Texas Tech University, USA)

INTERNATIONAL PAPER CONTEST CO-CHAIR (2 positions) – Shimelis Assefa (University of Denver, USA)

INTERNATIONAL PAPER CONTEST JURY MEMBER (3 positions) – Innocent Awasom (Texas Tech University, USA)

INTERNATIONAL PAPER CONTEST JURY MEMBER (3 positions) – Devendra Dilip Potnis (University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA)

INTERNATIONAL PAPER CONTEST JURY MEMBER (3 positions) – Premila Gamage (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka)

WEBMASTER – Fatih Oguz (UNC Greensboro, USA)

COMMUNICATION OFFICER – Muhammed Sajid Mirza (International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan)

MENTORSHIP COORDINATOR – Jisue Lee (Florida State University, USA)

PAST CHAIR – Xiao Hu (University of Hong Kong, China)

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ASIS&T SIG-III Nominating Committee
Anatoliy Gruzd, Abebe Rorissa, Catherine Dumas