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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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2021 SIG Cabinet Election Results

2021 SIG Cabinet Election Results We are pleased to announce that next year’s Deputy SIG Cabinet Director will be Dr. Xiaohua (Awa) Zhu of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Additionally, our two new SIG Cabinet Members will be Dr. Adam Worrall of the University of Alberta and Dr. Catherine Dumas of Simmons University. These…

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ASIS&T Student Member Video Contest

ASIS&T Student Member Video Contest What “Information Science” Means to Me For 84 years, ASIS&T researchers and practitioners, along with those from related fields, have been pushing advancements in information understanding, technology, and use, making substantial progress and contributions. Our members have been at the forefront of improving the ways society stores, retrieves, analyzes, manages,…

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UPCOMING SIG-STI VIRTUAL COFFEE HOURS

Upcoming SIG-STI Virtual Coffee Hours Please join us for another SIG-STI Virtual Coffee Hour!  This one is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25th, at 01:00 UTC.  That works out to: 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in Nanjing, China 9:00 p.m. Tuesday in New York City 3:00 p.m. Tuesday in Honolulu, Hawaii 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in New Delhi, India…

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Withdrawal ISO 10754, Extension of the Cyrillic alphabet character set

Voted APPROVE on Withdrawal ISO 10754, Extension of the Cyrillic alphabet character set Question: Do you agree with the proposal for withdrawal of ISO 10754? Description: Resolution 2021/08 – Withdrawal of ISO 10754:1996 – ISO/TC 46/SC4 – notes the comments and the ballot results of the Systematic Review of ISO 10754: 1996: “Extension of the…

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2021 Board Election Results

2021 Board Election Results Congratulations to the members who have been elected to the ASIS&T Board of Directors for the 2021 – 2023 term. These individuals will assume office immediately following the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. President-Elect Abebe Rorissa Read Bio & Position Statement Directors-at-Large Joan Bartlett Read Bio & Position Statement Maria Bonn Read Bio…

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VRA2020, Baltimore

VRA2020, Baltimore Just forwarding an email sent to me: Hello Arjun Sabharwal, I am reaching out to you as Webmaster/Newsletter Editor for ASIS&T groups including Arts and Humanities, and Visualization, Images and Sound as I believe your members may be interested in presenting at the upcoming Visual Resources Association in Baltimore. Would you be able…

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Reminder: CFP for Library Trends Special Issue on Arts and Humanities Everyday Documentation

Reminder: CFP for Library Trends Special Issue on Arts and Humanities Everyday Documentation Call for Papers: Library Trends Special Issue on “Everyday Documentation” Guest Editors: Tim Gorichanaz and Ann Graf Since the 1990s, scholars have recognized the importance of studying information phenomena outside of work and institutional contexts. Still, most of this research has only explored…

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SIG AH Call for Nominations, 2017-2018

SIG AH Call for Nominations, 2017-2018 Join the leadership team of the 2015 SIG-of-the-Year! Want to be more involved within ASIS&T but aren’t sure where to start? Looking to gain valuable, applicable skills, network with colleagues, and have fun? The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities (SIG AH) is excited to announce our…

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Call for Student Papers: Indexing and retrieval of non-textual information

Call for Student Papers: Indexing and retrieval of non-textual information SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, April 25, 2016 FINALIST NOTIFICATION: Monday, May 9, 2016 FINALIST PRESENTATIONS: Wednesday, May 18 or Thursday, May 19, 2016 The complete call for papers: http://www.asis.org/SIG/SIGAH/2016/01/15/2016-cfsp/ The Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities (SIG-AH) and the Special Interest Group for Visualization, Images, &…

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