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ASIS&T SIG-SM (Special Interest Group on Social Media) will provide quick feedback on your ASIS&T submissions to help improve them before submission to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Reviews will be provided within 10 days of the submission deadline. All papers will get two reviews. Reviews will focus on structure, writing and research contributions and adopt…

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Call for Nominations for Social Media Membership Award Dear Colleagues, The ASIS&T Special Interest Group Social Media (SIG-SM) is pleased to announce ‘Social Media Membership Award’ to sponsor the information professionals and students who are interested or working in the domain of Social Media. This award is specifically developed/designed to encourage diversity in ASIS&T and…

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Nomination as SIG SM Officer 2020 (Seeking Candidates) We are seeking candidates for the SIG SM Board of 2020.  The open positions are: Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Webmaster, Communications and Social Media officer,  Archivist, Recruitment Membership, and Designer. The board is open to suggestions for additional (special responsibility) positions. The main responsibility as a board member…

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Webinar: The Challenges of Preserving and Sharing Social Media Research Data Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST (UTC 12:00:00 – World Clock) Social Media Data are currently being used as research data across disciplines and help researchers to gain insights into communication patterns and human behavior. However, much of the content in social media…

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Results: SIG Social Media Officer Election 2018-2019 Many thanks to everyone who took part in the election of the SIG SM officers board for 2018/19. According to this our new board builds up as follows: Official SIG Social Media Board (2019) Co-Chair: Aylin Ilhan Co-Chair: Isabelle Dorsch Chair-Elect: Vivek Singh Treasurer: Philippe Mongeon Secretary: Nic DePaula Communications and Social Media: Isha…

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Get the Early Bird Rates for ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium! Register by 10/1/2018!!! ASIST Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Vancouver Vancouver, Canada, November 10, 2018 The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, virtual and augmented reality, and embedded…

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Results of our SIG SM community survey 2018 Not long ago, we have asked our community about social media topics they are interested in.  We were looking for a Panel topic for the upcoming ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Thank you all for the great turnout! We have summarized the survey outcomes in few pictures:

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ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop! ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium: Sociotechnical perspective on ethics and governance of emerging information technologies ASIST Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Vancouver Vancouver, Canada, November 10, 2018 The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big…

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Reminder: SIG SM panel invitation The SIG SM would like to thank everyone who participated in the panel survey! Based on your feedback, we have determined the topic for our panel proposal: Social Media: Politics, surveillance and democracy In this panel we intend to address questions regarding how social media may or will be used…

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New SIG-SM Logo We wouldn’t like to hold back the great news. Timothy D. Bowman is our proud logo winner. Congratulations! Below you will see his contribution and our new SIG SM logo:

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