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We are pleased to announce this year’s 2020 NEASIST Conference Support Award recipients: Rong Tang, Associate Professor, School of Library Information Science, Simmons University. Rong is already embedded in ASIS&T activities and is the lead editor for the JASIS&T special issue,”Paradigm shift in the field of information”. Rong had also presented at multiple NEASIST events…

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The Dataverse Community is excited to announce the sixth annual Dataverse Community Meeting! #dataverse2020 will take place over Zoom on June 17, 18, and 19. Learn more and register for free at https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/dcm2020. You don’t need to use Dataverse or even be familiar with Dataverse to join. #dataverse2020 is open to anybody interested in research…

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The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce two conference support awards for participation in the ASIS&T Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually this year.  Our goals are to support scholarship and connect research and practice, bringing new voices to the chapter. There is one student award…

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With Spring well underway, Melbourne was bright and bustling with many activities and people—everything from the State Library of Victoria to local cheese festivals to the Victoria Market.  State Library of Victoria. One of the many wonderful activities was this year’s recent ASIST meeting, which I had the privilege to attend in October 2019 at…

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When: Friday, January 17th, 2020 Where: Simmons University Who: NEASIS&T (New England chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology) Registration opens: November 20, 2019 Please save the date for NEASIS&T’s annual winter conference.  The theme this year is:  The Privacy Puzzle: Piecing Together Patron Privacy, Data Efficiency, and the Modern Web Topics include:  Patron…

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2019 Travel Award Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 16 Notification of Award Winner: Friday, April 26 The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce a travel award to support participation in the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Our goals are to support scholarship and connect research and practice, bringing new voices to the…

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American FactFinder Webinar NEASIS&T is sponsoring a webinar on American FactFinder, presented by Ana Maria Garcia, a Data Dissemination Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau. Learning Objectives: Understand what datasets are publicly available and how they can be used in practitioner and academic settings. Navigate American FactFinder to identify and access relevant datasets. It’s not…

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2018 ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia Greetings from your guest blogger, Alyson Gamble! I am a doctoral student in LIS at Simmons University and the research associate at the Harvard Data Science Review . I am also the grateful recipient of the 2018 student NEASIST travel award. Thanks to the generosity of NEASIST…

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Navigating the Data Landscape: Roles and Rules and When to Break Them The New England Chapter of the Association for Information Science & Technology, together with the Simmons College Student Chapter, invite you to join us at our 2019 Winter Event: The amount, variety, and production rate of data have increased exponentially and rapidly. We…

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Special 2018 Chapter Service Award The Association for Information Science and Technology, New England chapter is pleased to present a special 2018 Chapter Service Award to recognize a chapter leader who has contributed and will continue to contribute to the significant development of the New England chapter and of our parent organization, ASIS&T – Rachael…

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