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    2015 SIG III InfoShare Awards

    On behalf of all our fellow officers of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), we are pleased to announce the winners of the SIG III InfoShare awards for 2015.
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    Access Innovations Named in KMWorld’s Annual “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management”

    Access Innovations, Inc., a leader in digital data organization, is pleased to announce its inclusion on KMWorld's annual list of the "Top 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management."
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    Dr. Allen Kent, Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Passed Away at 92 Years

    Age 92, on Thursday, May 1, 2014, helped change the world through his pioneering work in computer technology. Born in Harlem, New York, in 1921, Kent was the son a a tailor.
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    Gretchen Whitney Passed

    KNOXVILLE – – In Memoriam: Gretchen Whitney, UT Knoxville School of Information Sciences retired associate professor, passed away in early April. She graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree. She completed her doctorate at the University of Michigan in 1988. Both Whitney’s master’s and doctoral degrees […]
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    Lois Lunin Passes

    With deep regret, we received word that Lois Lunin passed away yesterday (January 28, 2014). She will be buried tomorrow (Thursday) in Baltimore (Har Sinai Cemetery, Old Mausoleum) at 2:30 pm. [There are 2 such cemeteries in Baltimore and we do not know at which the service will take place. For word on a memorial […]
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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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