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    AM17 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    The ASIS&T 2017 Annual Meeting is gearing up to be a very special event. Celebrating our 80th anniversary as an organization, we also celebrate the myriad of ways Information Science influences our world. AM17 — Diversity of Engagement: Connecting People and Information in the Physical and Virtual Worlds provides the platform for papers, visual presentations, panels […]
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    Meet The Author Series Tomorrow!

    MEET THE AUTHOR SERIES: Library Linked Data: From Proof of Concept to Action January 12, 2017 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST, U.S.A. Modeling data in a form that the broader Web understands may raise the visibility of libraries where searches for information are now most likely to start. This is the context for describing OCLC’s […]
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    ASIS&T President Wins ALISE Award

    ASIS&T President, Lynn Silipigni Connaway is the recipient of the 2017 ALISE Service Award. This is Ms. Connaway’s second consecutive year winning the award, which acknowledges sustained engagement by enhancing the stature, reputation, and overall strength of the organization. In addition, nominees must provide evidence of active participation by holding various offices and positions within the […]
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    ASIS&T Member-Get-A-Member Campaign Launched

    A new Member-Get-a-Member (MGM) campaign launched yesterday asking members to support ASIS&T by bringing in new members. In preparation of it’s 80th anniversary ASIS&T is looking to raise it’s membership levels to ensure the organization is around for another 8 decades. The campaign is asking members to recruit 8 members for the 80th! For their […]
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    iSchool Raced to Archive U.S. Environmental Science Data

    On a snowy day in December Professors Michelle Murphy, Matt Price and Patrick Keilty conducted a successful Guerilla Archiving event at the Inforum. Joined by other volunteers they worked to conserve environmental data that is currently available to the public on U.S. federal websites. Professors at the University of Toronto are worried that with the […]
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    European Student Chapter Newsletter Out

    The European Student Chapter’s (ESC) 9th edition e-newsletter is now available. Packed with information from meeting their new chapter advisor Rebekah Wilson, to various perspectives of AM16 in Copenhagen. An article covers their AM16 event — the miniBarcamp  and the memories that were made. Catch up on what the ESC is doing when you have […]
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    ASIS&T Executive Director Search

    ASIS&T Executive Director Search Membership Input Survey Report ASIS&T Executive Director Search Committee, December 8, 2016 Introduction This report summarizes the input provided by the ASIS&T membership to inform the search for the association’s next executive director.   The online survey was conducted over a three-week period from the 10th to the 31st of October 2017.  […]
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    Members Made #GivingTuesday a Success

    ASIS&T members were generous on November 29th – this year’s date for #GivingTuesday. A first time for this type of initiative, ASIS&T members rallied to support libraries worldwide. The Board of Directors had chosen TechSoup Global as the organization to receive donations. TechSoup Global provides software products to nonprofits, charities and libraries around the world. […]
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    ASIS&T Executive Director Search Update and Open Forums

    ASIS&T Executive Director Search Committee update and invitation to all ASIS&T members to participate in the process. ASIS&T Executive Director Search Committee is comprised of Sandy Hirsh and Clara Chu as Committee Co-Chairs, Jamshid Beheshti, Nadia Caidi, Lynn Connaway, Lisa Given, and Marjorie Hlava. We have hired Isaacson, Miller (IM), a national executive search firm, who […]
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    New Jersey Chapter Distinguished Lecture Series Award Announced

    The New Jersey Chapter of ASIS&T is pleased to announce that this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series Award will be presented to Dr. Barbara Wildemuth, Professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To honor and celebrate Prof. Wildemuth, we invite you to join a reception […]
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