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Member Spotlight Dr. Juan D. Machin-MastromatteoProfessor, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Mexico Associate Editor for Information Development, and Digital Library Perspectives Dr. Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo  What skills does one need to understand and study Information Science?  Traditional information science skills such as cataloging, classification and providing reference services are still relevant nowadays, although they must be…

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Annual Meeting 2021 News You Need: Travel and Housing, Schedule, and Call for Proposals Plans for the 84th ASIS&T Annual Meeting are well underway! We are so excited to be planning this face-to-face meeting after more than a year apart from all of you. Recognizing there may still be difficulties for some to travel, we…

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Chapter Updates New England Chapter Annual Meeting 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. The theme for this year’s conference is “It Took a Pandemic: Reinventing Libraries in an Era of Change.”…

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SIG News SIG-AH We have published a new edition of our newsletter for Winter 2021! To read about our new officers and hear from some members about their experiences with work & research during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can do so here. Additionally, if you would like to read any of the past SIG AH…

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Upcoming Events Annual Meeting 2021 Submission Tutorial – Panels, Alternative Events, and Posters March 3, 2021, 8:00 AM EST – 9:00AM EST Annual Meeting 2021 Submission Tutorial – Papers March 3, 2021 8:00 PM EST – 9:00 PM EST NEASIST’s Virtual Annual Conference – It Took a Pandemic: Reinventing Libraries in an Era of Change…

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Affiliated Organization News 2021 IDEA Institute on Artificial Intelligence – Call for Applications New Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 Please spread the word to colleagues, librarians, and other information practitioners, who may be interested.​  Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2021. Fellows accepted to the Institute will be notified in mid-March 2021.​ We invite…

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December 2020 President’s Column Dr. Brian Detlor PhD ASIS&T President It is with great pleasure and excitement that I write my very first “President’s Message” for Inside ASIS&T in my new role as President of the Association. I am very happy and honored to serve in this capacity and I look forward to working with…

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December 2020 Governance Update October 2020 The Board of Directors met on October 12, 2020 via video conference. In attendance were Clara Chu (President); Brian Detlor (President-Elect); Ina Fourie (Treasurer); Emily Knox; Agnes Mainka; Soo Young Rieh; Ana Maria Tammaro; James Andrews (SIG Cabinet Chair); Michael Olsson (Chapter Cabinet Director); Lydia Middleton (Executive Director); and…

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Clara Chu, PhD

2019-20 President’s Report Clara Chu, PhDFormer ASIS&T President Dear ASIS&T colleagues, I close out a year unlike any other in history, a period of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has magnified our inequities and differences, while drawing on our resiliency, creativity and our shared intellectual and social capital. I have been honored to…

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2020 Annual Meeting Recap ASIS&T wants to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Annual Meeting. This year has been challenging for everyone amidst a global pandemic and political and economic turmoil which required us to hold a virtual meeting this year to stay safe and maintain good health and well-being. It was the first…

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