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We are pleased to announce the 2021 NEASIST Conference Support Award recipients: Katherine Leonard, School of Library Information Science, Simmons University. Katherine is the Marketing Chair of the student chapter of ASIS&T at Simmons University. She looks forward to attending sessions related to her career path of knowledge management, data governance, and taxonomy and has…

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Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 30Notification of Award Winners: Monday, July 19 The New England Chapter of ASIS&T is excited to announce we are in the process of transitioning into a new regional chapter — Northeast ASIS&T Regional Chapter, which encompasses New York, New Jersey, as well as states in New England. As a result, we…

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In October 2020, I had the opportunity to attend ASIS&T’s 83rd Annual Meeting. From my desk in my Boston, Massachusetts apartment, with my cat snug in my lap and house shoes on my feet, I logged into my very first professional conference. Although I never would have expected to attend my first conference virtually, it…

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Registration is now open for NEASIST’s Annual Conference, It Took a Pandemic: Reinventing Libraries in an Era of Change, which will be held virtually through Zoom on Friday, March 5. Since Spring 2020, libraries and other information science institutions have had to transform many existing practices and services to continue to meet the needs of…

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ASIS&T 2020 Annual Meeting: Global Connections & Virtual Synergy By Rong Tang Overview The ASIS&T 2020 Annual Meeting  was unprecedented in the history of ASIS&T in holding its annual meeting virtually using a platform called bigmarker. The platform was quite effective which supported participants in different roles (attendees, moderators, speakers/presenters) quite well. The sessions were…

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In October 2020, I attended my first ASIS&T annual meeting, thanks to the generous Conference Support Award through the association’s New England chapter. The event—under the name “Information for a Sustainable World: Addressing Society’s Grand Challenges”—really lived up to its title and tackled some of the most pressing issues not only in our field, but…

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We are pleased to announce this year’s 2020 NEASIST Conference Support Award recipients: Rong Tang, Associate Professor, School of Library Information Science, Simmons University. Rong is already embedded in ASIS&T activities and is the lead editor for the JASIS&T special issue,”Paradigm shift in the field of information”. Rong had also presented at multiple NEASIST events…

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The Dataverse Community is excited to announce the sixth annual Dataverse Community Meeting! #dataverse2020 will take place over Zoom on June 17, 18, and 19. Learn more and register for free at https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/dcm2020. You don’t need to use Dataverse or even be familiar with Dataverse to join. #dataverse2020 is open to anybody interested in research…

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The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce two conference support awards for participation in the ASIS&T Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually this year.  Our goals are to support scholarship and connect research and practice, bringing new voices to the chapter. There is one student award…

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With Spring well underway, Melbourne was bright and bustling with many activities and people—everything from the State Library of Victoria to local cheese festivals to the Victoria Market.  State Library of Victoria. One of the many wonderful activities was this year’s recent ASIST meeting, which I had the privilege to attend in October 2019 at…

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