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SIG USE Early Career Best Paper Award The SIG USE Early Career Best Paper Award was established in 2020 and is administered by the SIG USE Awards Committee. It is sponsored by SIG USE. 1. Nature of the Award 1.1 The award shall consist of a Certificate for the winning author (and each co-author) and…

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2019 ASIS&T SIG-USE Award Winners Outstanding Contribution to Information Behavior Research Award Soo Young Rieh (University of Texas at Austin) Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award Leslie Thomson (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Amy Vanscoy (University of Buffalo), & Jenna Hartel (University of Toronto) “Information and the Lens of Leisure: Needs, Practices, and…

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2019 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium 2019 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium: Re-envisioning the Impact and Engagement of Information Behavior Research Date: October 19, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: M10 (Level 1), Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia About the 2019 SIG-USE Symposium The 19th Annual SIG-USE Research Symposium focuses on the impact and engagement of information behavior…

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Recent Awards and Honors Members of SIG USE have received numerous honors from ASIS&T over the years. At the 2018 Annual Meeting, Sarah Polkinghorne (Swinburne University of Technology) won the Clarivate Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship and received a New Leader award. Additionally, Crystal Fulton (University College Dublin) received the Clarivate Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award, and Devon Greyson (University of British…

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2018 ASIS&T SIGUSE Awards Winners Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award Recipient: Caroline Mniszak, Heather O’Brien, Cathy Chabot, and Jean Shoveller Affiliation: University of British Columbia Title: Role of information resources in young parents parenting experiences Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award Recipients: Jia Tina Du and Jelina Haines Affiliation: University of South Australia, Australia Title: Working with…

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2018 SIG-USE Symposium Paper Presentations Check out the slides for the paper presentations for the 2018 SIG-USE Symposium! Waseem Afzal, Advancing Information Behavior Research: An Examination of “Flow” and “Derivatives” Xiaofeng Li, Embodied Information Practices Among Young People at Library Makerspaces Bharat Mehra, Everette Scott Sikes, & Vandana Singh, Information Technology Use Behaviors of Community-Engaged Rural Librarians: A…

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2018 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium 2018 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium: Moving Toward the Future of Information Behavior Research and Practice Update: View the paper presentations given at the 2018 symposium Date: November 10, 2018 (Saturday) Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada About the 2018 SIG-USE Symposium The 18th Annual SIG-USE Research Symposium…

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