News from the ASIS&T 2016 panel on Bibliometrics and Information Retrieval

The 2016 ASIS&T meeting program included a panel entitled “Bibliometrics and Information Retrieval Bibliometrics and Information Retrieval: Creating Knowledge through Research Synergies”.

The panel, funded by COST TD1210 and supported by SIG/MET, brought together experts in bibliometrics and information retrieval to discuss how each of these two important areas of information science can inform the research of one another.

An overview of the panel as well as the PDF of the panelists’ presentations can be found here.

SIG/MET 2016 Business meeting

The SIG/MET 2016 business meeting took place on October 18th during the ASIS&T annual meeting in Copenhagen. Stefanie Haustein wrapped up what was a good year for SIG/MET. Timothy Bowman stepped up as the new Chair for the coming year, and Neil Smalheiser was elected Chair-elect.

The list of officers for 2016-2017 is available here, and the meeting minutes are available here.