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    James M. Cretsos Leadership Award Nominations Now Open

    The James M. Cretsos Leadership Award recognizes a new member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional ASIS&T activities. Memberships of seven years or less are eligible. Nominations must illustrate how the nominee provided outstanding leadership with ASIS&T. For a full description of the award and nomination requirements, please visit the James M. Cretsos Leadership […]
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    AM17 Paper Submissions Deadline Extended!

      The ASIS&T 2017 Annual Meeting (AM17) committee has extended paper submissions to April 23, 2017. You can learn more about requirements by visiting the AM17 Call for Papers page of the website.   Papers – Submit Submission of papers due: April 16, 2017 April 23, 2017 (new deadline) Notification regarding submitted papers: May 29, […]
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    2017 SIG AH Symposium April 18-19, 2017

    The theme for the 2017 SIG AH Symposium is: The Information and the Technology of Open Science in the Humanities. Digital technology has had a profound impact on scientific and scholarly communication. This program is a free, online symposium scheduled for April 18 & 19, 2017,  12-4:30pm ET/9-1:30PM PT. The program includes fundamental changes to how individuals and […]
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    ASIS&T Supports March For Science

    CALL TO ACTION: MARCH FOR SCIENCE April 22, 2017 Due to the current administration’s attitude towards science, an international movement has begun to bring attention to the importance of scientific research and evidence-based policies. A March For Science is scheduled around the world on April 22, 2017 (earth day) to assure that the relationship between […]
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    New Leader Award Application Deadline!

    Are you a new ASIS&T member, in your first 3 years?  ASIS&T is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 New Leaders Program! The New Leaders Award endeavors to recruit, engage and retain members and to identify members that have leadership potential and are interested in increasing their involvement in ASIS&T. Recipients will receive up to $1000 […]
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    ASIS&T Update from ASIS&T President

    by Lynn Silipigni Connaway Lynn Silipigni Connaway is the 2016-2017 ASIS&T President. She is Senior Research Scientist and Director of User Research at OCLC Research. She can be reached at connawal<at>oclc.org   I am happy to report that ASIS&T has been very active again in providing events and opportunities for our members to engage and […]
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    Past President Caidi’s Keynote Covered in Information Today

    Immediate Past President, Nadia Caidi was the Keynote Speaker at the RAILS conference in Wellington, New Zealand on December 7, 2016. Her presentation, “Diversity by Design: The Way Forward” was focused on diversity and librarianship was not only timely, but well presented. She talks about the moral obligation of libraries and their staff to proactively […]
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    April 2017 JASIST Now Available Online

    The newest edition of JASIST (April 2017) is now available online for review by members and subscribers. With 16 research articles ranging from Behavior-Based Personalization in Web Search to Metrics for Openness there’s something for everyone. Also in this issue are reviews on a Comparative Opinion Mining and A Survey on Tag Recommendation Methods as […]
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    ASIS&T Presentation @ iSchool Conference

    ASIS&T Chapters and SIGs are collaborating on an ASIS&T presentation at the iSchool conference in Wuhan, China (March 22-25th). The Asian Pacific, Euro, Euro Student and Taipei Chapters, along with SIG III will all discuss their programs and how their activities closely support the iSchool concept. In addition they will discuss the value of ASIS&T membership […]
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    Bob Williams History Fund

    Dr. Robert V. Williams, affectionately known as Dr. Bob, passed away January 14, 2017. Bob Williams created the archival studies program, was an architect of the library school/history joint degree, and designed the undergraduate program in Information Science for the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina.  He received the […]
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