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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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    ASIS&T is proud to announce the winners of the eminent Watson Davis Award to Diane H. Sonnenwald, PhD and Donald O. Case, PhD

    On October 18, 2016 at the ASIS&T annual conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dr. Case and Dr. Sonnenwald received the prestigious Watson Davis award. Commemorating the founder of the Association, the award was established in 1975 to recognize individual members who have illustrated continuous dedicated service to the association through active participation in and support of […]
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    ASIS&T to Participate in #GivingTuesday

    Something magical happens when we tell a person that they matter.  That they are important.  It changes their lives by empowering them.  And the wonderful thing is – we all can make this magic happen. There is nothing more magical than having the world open to you through Information Science. Unfortunately, technology is not available […]
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    Column: Do we need librarians now that we have the internet?

        Column: Do we need librarians now that we have the internet? by Robert Graboyes, PBS Newshour   Observe librarians, and you’ll learn quite a bit about 21st century physicians. Digital technologies are hurling both professions into disintermediated worlds where they are no longer sole providers of vital services. Both must change their skills […]
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