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    Students! Apply for the SIG ED Travel Award!

    It’s still awards nomination season here at ASIS&T! Here is an opportunity for all of you students out to win an award that will help pay for you to #meetasistinstlouis, courtesy of the Education for Information Science Special Interest Group (SIG ED)! Details about the award, as provided by SIG ED, follow: ————————- Please do not miss your […]
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    Invitation to fill out our Information Professionals Survey!

    ASIS&T’s Information Professionals Task Force has been hard at work for the last several months. According to the task force’s web page, its charge is as follows: … to create a web presence that highlights the diversity and value of the information professions to increase awareness and interest among the general public and students. It […]
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    Get to Know SIG USE: Information Seeking, Needs, and Use

    The next interview in our “Get to Know A SIG / Get to Know a Chapter” series is with SIG USE: Information Seeking, Needs, and Use. SIG USE’s interests are “people’s behavioral and cognitive activities as well as their affective states as they interact with information.” This includes promotion of “contextual studies of human information-related behavior”; the “provision of […]
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    It’s ASIS&T Award Nomination Season! Could you be a winner?

    Yes, it’s that time of year again… time to start nominating you and everyone you know for ASIS&T’s awards! We outlined the New Leaders Award in a previous post that talked about how awesome the award is for new members who want to become more involved in the Association. Unfortunately, that award’s deadline has passed, but […]
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    Be a New Leader! Apply by June 1!

    Do you have an amazing accomplishment in information science or in ASIS&T service that deserves to be celebrated? We’re sure you do! ASIS&T offers many wonderful awards each year. Through the awards, members have a chance to be recognized for all of their outstanding accomplishments. Over the next couple of months, as submissions for this year’s awards […]
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    ICYMI – IA Summit 2015 Recap

    IA Summit 2015, or #ias15, is a wrap. I attended it for the first time this year. I’m still exhausted from it; I did and learned so much! Some of it I expected, and some of it completely surprised me. In case you’re not that familiar with the Summit, here’s a background post from ASIS&T’s […]
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    Making Research Data Services Work for Everyone

    Day two of the 2015 Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit focused on methods for assessing research data services. As with any research, validation is key in establishing credibility of data research services in accurately and objectively representing research efforts. The first panel shared methods developed for more effectively assessing the quality of research […]
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    The Secrets to Successful Research Data Services

    The Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit 2015 started Wednesday, April 22nd with a room packed full of data and research services librarians, specialists, and managers, data curators, archivists, and professors, just to name a few. RDAP is unique conference in that it’s smaller (about 100 attendees) with a single track of sessions for […]
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    The new asist.org has launched!

    Immediate Past President Harry Bruce led the initiative to overhaul ASIS&T’s website during his presidency. As a result, ASIS&T’s Web Presence Task Force, ASIS&T staff members, and consulting firm Seven Heads Design have been hard at work over the past year to create an improved user experience for our members and visitors. Kevin Hoffman, the […]
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    Get to Know SIG AH: Arts and Humanities

    Our next interview in the “Get to Know A SIG / Get to Know a Chapter” series—after an unplanned delay—is with SIG AH (Arts and Humanities), which “explores the applications of information science to the full range of activities in the arts and humanities.”
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