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UPCOMING SIG-STI VIRTUAL COFFEE HOURS

Upcoming SIG-STI Virtual Coffee Hours Please join us for another SIG-STI Virtual Coffee Hour!  This one is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25th, at 01:00 UTC.  That works out to: 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in Nanjing, China 9:00 p.m. Tuesday in New York City 3:00 p.m. Tuesday in Honolulu, Hawaii 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in New Delhi, India…

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Metrics 2021 ASIS&T SIG/MET Workshop sponsored by Elsevier

Metrics 2021 ASIS&T SIG/MET Workshop sponsored by Elsevier Part I: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm EDT Part II: Sunday, October 24, 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm EDT CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Metrics (SIG/MET) invites contributions to the METRICS 2021 workshop, which will be held prior to the 84th ASIS&T Annual Meeting.…

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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

“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

“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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2021 Board Election Results

2021 Board Election Results Congratulations to the members who have been elected to the ASIS&T Board of Directors for the 2021 – 2023 term. These individuals will assume office immediately following the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. President-Elect Abebe Rorissa Read Bio & Position Statement Directors-at-Large Joan Bartlett Read Bio & Position Statement Maria Bonn Read Bio…

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New Leader Program Accepting Nominations

New Leader Program Accepting Nominations New to ASIS&T and want to grow your network? Want to get more involved in your association? Looking to expand upon your leadership skills? The New Leader Program may be right for you. The program is designed to recruit, engage, and retain new members and to identify potential for new…

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2021 Call for ASIS&T Volunteers

2021 Call for ASIS&T Volunteers ASIS&T Needs You! Volunteers are the life-blood of ASIS&T and there are many ways for members to become more engaged in the association through volunteering. We have volunteer openings in: ASIS&T Committees (2-3 year term starting in November 2021) Meeting Planning Committees (term runs from appointment through the event) Award…

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Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Announces Founding Editor-in-Chief of Information Matters

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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Chapter Special Project Funds Awarded

Chapter Special Project Funds Awarded ASIS&T is pleased to announce that two chapters have been awarded funds to pursue Special Projects in FY22. The details of each project follows: Africa Chapter As a new Chapter with immense potential as a source of new ASIS&T members, the Chapter sought funding to build its membership base and…

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Dr. Abebe Rorissa to Receive the 2021 Watson Davis Award for Service

Dr. Abebe Rorissa to Receive the 2021 Watson Davis Award for Service The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Abebe Rorissa of the University of Tennessee Knoxville is the 2021 recipient of the Watson Davis Award for Service. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual member of…

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