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    Cynthia G. Hurd, Librarian, Among Those Killed in Charleston Shooting

    On the night of Wednesday, June 17, a gunman opened fire at a prayer meeting at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, SC; officials described the shooting as racially motivated. The suspect was apprehended Thursday morning in North Carolina, more than 200 miles away. Nine community members were killed, including Cynthia G. […]
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    Claire Kelly Schultz, 1924-2015

    Claire Kelly Schultz, 1924-2015: In Memoriam Claire Kelly Schultz, former president of the American Documentation Institute (ADI), predecessor of ASIST, died in her home town of Line Lexington, PA on May 28 at the age of 90. The cause of death was Alzheimers disease. She was president of ADI in 1962 and received the Award […]
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    Marjorie M.K. Hlava to Receive the John Cotton Dana Award from SLA

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Access Innovations, Inc. is pleased to announce that its president and founder, Marjorie M.K. Hlava, has been named the recipient of the highest honor given by the Special Libraries Association (SLA), the John Cotton Dana Award. Named for the founder and original president of SLA, this prestigious honor recognizes a lifetime of […]
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    SIG USE Elfreda A. Chatman Research Award

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you will consider applying for the SIG USE Elfreda A. Chatman Research Award, which seeks to “recognize the best research proposal that falls within the scope of information behavior”. The award consists of a certificate and $1000 to support recipients’ proposed research; the award winners will be formerly recognized at the […]
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    2015 Distinguished Lecturer Award: Dr. Michael Buckland

    Update The details of the event and the video of the talk by Prof. Michael Buckland can be found at http://www.asis.org/Chapters/nj/2015-distinguished-lecture-series-honoring-dr-michael-buckland/ The New Jersey Chapter of ASIS&T is pleased to announce that this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series Award will be presented to Prof. Michael Buckland, Emeritus Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley. To honor and celebrate Prof. Buckland, […]
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    SIG AH & SIG VIS Student Research Paper Award Contest Winners

    SIG AH and SIG VIS are pleased to announce the winners of our co-sponsored Student Research Paper Award Contest. The Award consists of a $500 prize, a free ASIS&T membership, inclusion in the Proceedings of the Virtual Symposium on I&T in A&H, and a possible Panel presentation at Annual. The Best Student Paper Award winners […]
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    2015 ASIS&T History Fund Awards

    Advisory Board announces the following two competitive awards for 2015: The ASIS&T History Fund Research Award This award will be for a maximum of $2,000 and will be awarded for the best research proposal submitted by June 20, 2015. All topics relevant to the history of information science and technology may be proposed. The proposal […]
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    Call for nominations for the 2015 ASIS&T Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award

    This award recognizes substantive work performed by students in the field of information science and encourages research and writing. Since 1996, it has been sponsored by the Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, on behalf of the late David Severn, a 1968 Pratt Alumnus. Evaluated by the same rigorous standards as papers submitted for the Journal of the […]
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    Griffiths Chosen Next Dakota State University President

    News Release Contacts: Jack R. Warner, Executive Director and CEO jack.warner@sdbor.edu Tracy Mercer, Information Research Analyst tracy.mercer@sdbor.edu Telephone: (605) 773-3455 Fax: (605) 773-5320 www.sdbor.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, April 27, 2015, 11 a.m. (CDT) Griffiths Chosen Next Dakota State University President MADISON, S.D. – José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in […]
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    JASIST Editor

    Position Description:  Editor Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) Nature of Position: The Editor’s foremost responsibility is to ensure the high quality and quantity of papers published in JASIST.  The Editor solicits papers from appropriate individuals that fit the scope of JASIST, oversees the activities of the Associate Editors, Guest Editors, […]
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