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Nilavra Bhattacharya to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

Nilavra Bhattacharya to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Nilavra Bhattacharya is the 2022 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award for his dissertation proposal titled, “A Longitudinal Study to Understand University Students’ Searching as a Learning Process.”   Bhattacharya…

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2022 Best JASIST Paper Award

2022 Best JASIST Paper Award “Open is Not Forever: A Study of Vanished Open Access Journals” Selected for 2022 JASIST Best Paper Award  The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that “Open is Not Forever: A Study of Vanished Open Access Journals” written by Mikael Laakso, Lisa Matthias, and Najko…

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2022 Board Elections

2022 Board Elections In accordance with the ASIS&T Bylaws, each Professional, Retired, Student and Institutional Member shall be entitled to one vote on the Board of Directors Ballot. Should you prefer to vote by mail, please send an email to lmiddleton@asist.org to request a paper ballot. Paper ballots must be returned to the ASIS&T office…

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2022 Call for ASIS&T Volunteers

2022 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 2022) Meeting Planning Committees (term runs from appointment through the event) Award…

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Proposed Bylaws Amendments 2022

Proposed Bylaws Amendments 2022 The ASIS&T Governance Committee has put forth two amendments to the the ASIS&T Bylaws as follows: Reinstatement of Immediate Past President as chair of the Nominations Committee Until 2019 the Immediate Past President was chair of the Nominations Committee. Due to some comments made to Board members at the 2018 Annual…

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ARIST Editorial Board Announced

ARIST Editorial Board Announced Lisa Given, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) is pleased to announce the appointment of the new ARIST Editorial Board. The Board includes experts drawn from around the globe and across the disciplines of information science, computing science, and technology studies. ARIST’s mandate is to…

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ASIS&T Statement on Ukraine

ASIS&T Statement on Ukraine The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and our professional colleagues in Ukraine, and denounces the use of false and misleading information (disinformation) as a weapon in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. As the preeminent global voice of information science and technology…

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JASIST Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Conceptual Models of the Sociotechnical”

JASIST Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Conceptual Models of the Sociotechnical” Overview Information Science has long worked at the intersection of technology development and the critical study of technologies in particular places, serving particular people, at particular points in time. Conceptual models—the abstract and formal representations of how systems work, and of the information…

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Association for Information Science and Technology Announces Editor-in-Chief of Annual Review of Information Science and Technology

Association for Information Science and Technology Announces Editor-in-Chief of Annual Review of Information Science and Technology The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has selected Dr. Lisa Given as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST). Dr. Given is currently a Professor of Information Science in the Centre…

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