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    Statement on Cambridge University Press Censorship

    The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) supports the decision by Cambridge University Press to resist censorship and reinstate the China Quarterly articles previously censored by the Chinese government. ASIS&T stands behind the many academics and scholars who petitioned Cambridge University Press to take this action. ASIS&T condemns censorship and the limitation of access […]
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    September 2017 JASIST Now Available Online!

    The newest edition of JASIST (September 2017) is now available online for reading by members and subscribers! With 15 research articles (6 being open articles) ranging from Measuring Text Difficulty Using Parse-Tree Frequency to Reader Characteristics, Behavior, and Success in Fiction Book Search, there’s something for everyone! Also in this issue, an opinion paper on AI Anxiety and a […]
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    The ASIS&T Information Science Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship – Sponsored by Clarivate Analytics

    Congratulations to the winner of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship, Leslie Thomson from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Her dissertation, “Investigating Information Creating and Informal Information Providing: A Grounded Theory Study of the Information Practices and Role of Serious YouTuber,” was nominated by her advisor Dr. Barbara Wildemuth. The purpose of this scholarship […]
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    Best JASIST Paper Award

    The 2016 John Wiley Best Paper in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) is “Liberating Interdisciplinarity from Myth:  An Exploration of the Discursive Construction of Identities in Information Studies” by Dr. Dorte Madsen of the Copenhagen Business School.  The purpose of this award is to recognize the best refereed paper published in […]
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    ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award

    Congratulations to Caroline Haythornthwaite, the 2017 recipient of the ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize an individual or individuals for an outstanding research contribution in the field of information science and is intended to be for achievements that have significant impact in the field. The award is […]
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    ASIS&T Position Statement on Events in Charlottesville

    The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is committed to equity, diversity, understanding and inclusion, in the information fields as well as in society at large. ASIS&T condemns any form of discrimination. We hope the people of Charlottesville, and all global communities affected adversely by hate and racism, will stand in protest of these […]
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    2017 Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award Recipient Announced

    SILVER SPRING, MD –  The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) announces that Dr. Michael Twidale is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the unique teaching contribution of an individual as a teacher of information science. Applications are judged on 1) evidence […]
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    2017 James M. Cretsos Leadership Award Recipient Announced

    SILVER SPRING, MD –  The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) announces that Jeremy McLaughlin is the recipient of the 2017 James M. Cretsos Leadership Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize a new member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional activities within ASIS&T The James M. Crestos Leadership Award […]
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    ELECTION RESULTS

    The ASIS&T Board Election closed on August 11. The following members were elected: Elaine Toms, President-Elect Emily Knox, Member-At-Large Soo Young Rieh, Member-At-Large Their terms will commence on November 1st. Congratulations!
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    August 2017 JASIST Now Available Online!

    The newest edition of JASIST (August 2017) is now available online for reading by members and subscribers. With 16 research articles ranging from The Effects of Credibility Cues on the Selection of Search Engine Results to News Stories as Evidence for Research? BBC Citations from Articles, Books, and Wikipedia, there’s something for everyone! Also in this issue, a Call for Caution in […]
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