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“Designing Sustainable Online Support: Examining the Effects of Design Change in Forty-Nine Online Health Support Communities” Selected for 2021 JASIST Best Paper Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that “Designing Sustainable Online Support: Examining the Effects of Design Change in Forty-Nine Online Health Support Communities” written by Drs.…

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“Hacking Diversity” to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Best Information Science Book Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures, written by Christina Dunbar-Hester of the University of Southern California and published by Princeton University Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T…

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June 2021 President’s Column Hello ASIS&T members. It is so good to be able to reach out and communicate with the ASIS&T community. I cannot believe it is already June. Time flies by fast. But that means we will be meeting up and seeing each other sooner than later (virtually or in-person) at the Annual…

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2021 ASIS&T International Awards Winners The ASIS&T Awards and Honors Committee is delighted to announce the winners of the ASIS&T International Awards to individuals. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners on their outstanding achievement.   Award of Merit Steve Sawyer Crestos Leadership Award Md. Anwarul Islam   Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Rongqian Ma…

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Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Announces Founding Editor-in-Chief of Information Matters The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has selected Chirag Shah, Ph.D. as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the new ASIS&T publication, Information Matters. The purpose of this new publication is to regularly communicate the latest trends and happenings in the information field to the public.   According to ASIS&T…

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2021 Annual Meeting News REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR 2021 ANNUAL MEETING Register Now for ASIST21! Register now for the 2021 Annual Meeting now in order to spend professional development funds that will be lost in the next fiscal year! As things start slowly moving forward and back to normal, we hope those of you…

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June 2021 Member Spotlight In each issue of Inside ASIS&T, we ask a different member questions about their perspectives, advice, and experiences in the field of information science and technology. If you’d like to be a featured member, send an email to Pamela Yonker at pyonker@asist.org. Chinyere Amalahu Information Services Librarian Tai Solarin University of…

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New From JASIST Members of ASIS&T have full access to the Journal of Information Science and Technology. If you are not sure how to access your member benefit, contact Terrence Curtiss. JASIST Volume 72, Issue 6, June 2021 Full Issue RESEARCH ARTICLES Investigative approaches to researching information technology companies Daniel Carter, Amelia Acker, Dan Sholler Collaborative qualitative research…

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June 2021 Chapter Updates Central Ohio Chapter The Central Ohio Chapter of ASIS&T (CO-ASIS&T) is launching an annual award for registration for the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. The 84th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology takes place in Salt Lake City, UT, and virtually, October 30, 2021-November 2, 2021. To increase chapter representation at…

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June 2021 SIG Updates SIG-AH SIG Arts and Humanities invites all interested scholars to attend its 2021 virtual symposium, 2021 ASIS&T SIG-AH Symposium: “How Arts and Humanities Within Information Science Technology Convey Understanding of Justice in Society.” Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 7 PM EDT (Find your time here.) Find more details about…

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