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Proposed Bylaws Amendments – Public Comment Open

Proposed Bylaws Amendments – Public Comment Open The ASIS&T Governance Committee has put forth two amendments to the the ASIS&T Bylaws as follows: Reinstatement of Immediate Past President as chair of the Nominations Committee Until 2019 the Immediate Past President was chair of the Nominations Committee. Due to some comments made to Board members at…

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ARIST Editorial Board Announced

ARIST Editorial Board Announced Lisa Given, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) is pleased to announce the appointment of the new ARIST Editorial Board. The Board includes experts drawn from around the globe and across the disciplines of information science, computing science, and technology studies. ARIST’s mandate is to…

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Bob Williams Awards 2022

Bob Williams Awards 2022 The Special Interest Group on the History and Foundations of Information Science (SIG-HFIS) of ASIS&T seeks submissions and nominations for the 2022 Bob Williams History Awards. Applicants need not be ASIS&T members. Research Grant    The Bob Williams Research Grant will be awarded to outstanding research proposals exploring the history of information science and technology.…

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Affiliated Organization News- March 2022

Affiliated Organization News- March 2022 DC-2022 CONFERENCE: METADATA INNOVATION – INCLUSIVITY, INTELLIGENCE & INTEROPERABILITY   The DC-2022 conference is expanding its scope to the whole spectrum of innovation in metadata design, implementation and best practices, with a special focus on challenges and opportunities in a diverse and data-intensive world. Link to Call for Participation: https://www.dublincore.org/conferences/2022/cfp/ Venue: University…

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SIG News- March 2022

SIG News- March 2022 SIG-AH SIG-AH Virtual Symposium Title: Documenting, Describing, Differentiating: Stories of Singular Object Collections Date and Time: Thursday, April 21, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Abstract: As information professionals, we may be familiar with the general requirements for accessioning, documentation, and management of arts and humanities object collections. But what happens…

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Chapter News- March 2022

Chapter News- March 2022 Africa Chapter This year, the ASIS&T Africa chapter’s priority is to build a strong network of professors, researchers, students, and professionals in the field of information sciences and technologies. The chapter’s main objective is to promote collaboration and sharing spirit within the community. For this purpose, the chapter establishes a mentorship…

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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight In each issue of Inside ASIS&T, we ask a different member questions about their perspectives, advice, and experiences in the field of information science and technology. If you’d like to be a featured member, send an email to Pamela Yonker at pyonker@asist.org. Return to Inside ASIS&T, March 2022

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What’s New in Information Matters

What’s New in Information Matters Check out the newest articles from Information Matters (IM), ASIS&T’s digital-only communication translational forum for information science, bringing relevant and current research evidence and industry developments, news, and opinion to a global public audience free of charge. Sign up for our weekly newsletters from IM from here.   Different Flavors of AI: The…

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President’s Column March 2022

President’s Column March 2022 Hi everyone, It’s beginning to get warmer here in Boston. Hope you take the time to enjoy the Spring or Fall (depending on where you are) weather and the outdoors, even as we tackle our many roles and responsibilities. Our world continues to face challenges, including falling and rising COVID cases,…

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