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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 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 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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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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Professor Chun Wei Choo to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Research in Information Science Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce that Chun Wei Choo, Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, Canada is the recipient of the 2021 ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. This award recognizes an individual or team who have made…

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Dr. Laura Molloy to Receive 2021 ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Laura Molloy of the University of Oxford the 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award for her dissertation proposal titled, “Creative Connections: The Value of Digital Information and its Effective Management for Sustainable Contemporary Visual…

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ASIS&T Announces Colin Rhinesmith as Winner of 2021 Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is very pleased to announce that Colin Rhinesmith, associate professor at Simmons University School of Library and Information Science is the 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize the unique teaching contribution of…

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Prodip Roy to Receive Inaugural Lois Lunin Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Prodip Roy of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Bundoora, Australia, is the inaugural recipient of the Lois Lunin Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to the practice of Information Science and Technology through leadership, mentoring, and innovation. …

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Rongqian Ma to Receive Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Rongqian Ma of the University of Pittsburgh is the 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award for her dissertation proposal titled, “Bridging Sight and Insight: Visualization in Action among Digital Humanists.” The award’s purpose is to foster research in…

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Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam to Receive the 2021 Crestos Leadership Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Information Science & Library Management at the University of Dhaka in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is a 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T Cretsos Leadership Award. The award recognizes a new ASIS&T member…

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Dr. Steve Sawyer to Receive 2021  Award of Merit The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Steve Sawyer of Syracuse University is the recipient of the 2021 ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Association. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual who has made particularly noteworthy and sustained contributions to…

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