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Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars 2021 Webinars Introduction to OpenRefine (DCMI) November 18, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST Sponsored by ASIS&T and DCMI Presenter: Elizabeth Wickes Additional Information and Registration   In the Streets; On the Walls: Archiving, Activism, and the Urban Art Mapping Street Art Database (SIG-AH and SIG-VIS) December 9, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00…

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Affiliated Organization News

Affiliated Organization News The 2021 International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL) will be held online from December 1st to 3rd, 2021 (JST time zone). ICADL is a major digital library conference that started in Hong Kong in 1998 and has traveled to many countries in the Asia-Pacific region over the years. https://icadl.net/icadl2021   The 2021 AP-iConference is a regional satellite event…

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SIG News

SIG News SIG-AI SIG- AI is looking for nominations for two officer positions for this newly formed SIG: Chair-Elect and Secretary.   More information and position descriptions are available here. If you are interested in either of these positions, please fill out this short nomination form. Contact Chirag Shah if you have any questions. The deadline for submitting…

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Chapter News

Chapter News European Chapter (EC) The EC’s Autumn 2021 Newsletter is available here. ASIS&T’s EC recognises the unique and influential work of individuals to the area of Information Science through its Community of Information Science Fellows. They are our Champions of Information Science in the European Chapter, sharing their expertise and leadership to our community.…

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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight Alamir Novin Alamir Novin is a PhD candidate researching Cognitive and Collaborative Information Seeking involving Human-Computer Interactions at the University of British Columbia’s School of Information. He is currently researching the cognitive biases that emerge when people seek answers to complex open problems, such as science controversies. What skills does one need to be successful in…

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Annual Meeting News

Annual Meeting News Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Meeting virtually or in person, and thank you to everyone who planned or presented to make the meeting a success.   Meeting Evaluations Meeting evaluations have been sent to all attendees. If you have not received one, please let us know. Everyone who completes…

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What’s New in Information Matters?

What’s New in Information Matters?   Calls for Applications Information Matters is looking for students to become members of the Information Matters Student Board. More information is available here: https://informationmatters.org/2021/11/calling-all-student-leaders/ We are also still looking for Associate Editors for Europe, Africa, and Australia regions.     Articles and Newsletter Subscription Check out the newest articles from Information…

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New From JASIST

New From JASIST JASIST Volume 72, Issue 12, December 2021 Full Issue RESEARCH ARTICLES Prevalence of nonsensical algorithmically generated papers in the scientific literature Guillaume Cabanac, Cyril Labbé A taxonomy, data set, and benchmark for detecting and classifying malevolent dialogue responses Yangjun Zhang, Pengjie Ren, Maarten de Rijke The relationships between misinformation and outrage trolling…

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Immediate Past-President’s Column, November 2021

Immediate Past-President’s Column, November 2021 Hello ASIS&T members. It’s hard to believe that my term as President has ended and that I am now writing the membership in my role as Immediate Past President. The past year flew by fast! I am happy to report that despite the challenges of COVID-19, the Annual Meeting in…

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President’s Column, November 2021

President’s Column, November 2021 Hi everyone, As I reflect on what I should be writing in my first message as President, I think of my ASIS&T Bulletin column in 2013 when I first wrote on what ASIS&T means to me. ASIS&T is a professional community, which, along with being a professional association, is also an…

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