2018 International Paper Contest Results

The 2018 International Paper Contest Committee is excited to announce the results of the 18th International Paper Contest held by the Association for Information Science & Technology’s Special Interest Group on International Information Issues.

The winners are as follows.

First Place: “Barriers to healthcare information access, use and exchange in rural settings” by Salman Bin Naeem and Rubina Bhatti (The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan)

Second Place: “The political information behavior of rural dwellers in Pakistan” by Muhammad Asif Naveed (University of Sargodha, Pakistan)

Third Place: “Institutions in transition to become blended librarians” by Israel Mbekezeli Dabengwa (National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe), Jaya Raju (University of Cape Town, South Africa), and Thomas Matingwina (National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe)


2018 IPC Committee
Devendra Potnis (Chair)
Ina Fourie
Shima Moradi
Saira Soroya
Nosheen Warraich
Shivanthi Weerasinghe