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    Christine L. Borgman Receives the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary Medallion

    The iSchool is delighted to recognize alumna Christine L. Borgman with the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary Medallion. In a special dinner in Los Angeles, Dean Ronald Larsen presented Dr. Borgman (MLS ‘74) with the medallion, which commemorates the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary by recognizing alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professional […]
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    Congratulations to Christopher Eaker, the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Deborah Barreau Memorial Award

    The Digital Libraries Special Interest Group (SIGDL) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to honor Christopher Eaker as the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Deborah Barreau Memorial Award. With exceptional service, research and professional development activities, Christopher has made significant contributions to SIGDL. Specifically, Christopher has served in an editorial […]
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    Dr. Gerald Benoît is Appointed as Editor of the ASIS&T Monograph Series

    August 1, 2013. The Association of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in cooperation with Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerald Benoît as Editor of the ASIS&T Monograph Series. In this role, Benoît will acquire and develop print and digital monographs covering a range of practical and theoretical topics in information […]
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    Douglas Engelbart, Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Dies at 88

    Some of you might have heard that Doug Engelbart died on July 2. Englebart was the father of interactive computing and the intellectual inspiration for my work over the past 30 years. In the post-WWII period he was the first to realize that computing could ‘augment the intellect’ and he began working to demonstrate how […]
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    ASIS&T Announces Management Partnership with DCMI

    The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI, http://dublincore.org/ ), an internationally renowned organization advancing innovation in metadata design and best practices, will become a project of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) upon DCMI’s wrapping up activities at it’s current location in Singapore. On June 30, 2013, DCMI Ltd. will cease operations as a […]
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    Dr. Diane Kelly to Receive Prestigious Karen Spärck-Jones Award

    CHAPEL HILL – Dr. Diane Kelly, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been selected to receive the prestigious British Computer Society (BCS) BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group (BCS IRSG) Karen Spärck-Jones Award 2012. The award will be presented in Moscow during the […]
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    David Batty Passes

    On February 11, 2013, at home in Silver Spring, MD, after an 8-year long battle with cancer. Beloved husband for 38 years of Gayle Batty; father of Philip (Lina), Miles, and Sarah. Also survived by three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 818 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD […]
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    Marjorie M.K. Hlava Selected to Receive Prestigious Miles Conrad Award from NFAIS

    Albuquerque, NM – Marjorie (Margie) M.K. Hlava, president of Albuquerque-based Access Innovations, Inc., has been selected to receive the prestigious Miles Conrad Award from the National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS). The award will be presented at the upcoming 2014 NFAIS Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA, February 23-25, 2014. In keeping with longstanding tradition, […]
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