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Diversity and Inclusion in ASIS&T: A Report and Recommendations from AM16 Luncheon Discussion

September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The recent ASIS&T Bulletin for June/July17 has been published and includes a report by the organizers of the first Diversity and Inclusion Luncheon at the 2016 ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Copenhagen. The Diversity and Inclusion Luncheon was held at the 2016 ASIS&T Annual Meeting (AM) for the first time. The purpose of the luncheon was…

Outside Inside ASIS&T, May 2019

May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Posted on May 8, 2019 by Lydia Middleton PRESIDENT’S COLUMN Hello members, What is the single most requested item that ASIST members have been clamouring for? You’re right, but you will have to wait to the end to see if we agree! Rather than the usual summer retreat, the Board met in early April in…

Mapping the Landscapes Compendium

February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Posted on February 14, 2017 by ASIS&T Staff Written by: Nayeli Pelayo, Communications Specialist, Educopia Institute This past January, the Educopia Institute released the Self-Identified Library, Archives, and Museum Professional Development Needs report, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and co-authored by TrueBearing Consulting and LYRASIS. This report summarized the wide range of…

My First Experience of the ASIS&T Conference

November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Posted on November 21, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff This post is by Miyoung Chong, a student at the University of North Texas and a volunteer at #ASIST2016. I participated in the ASIS&T 2016 annual conference as a poster presenter. The funny thing is that the acceptance letter was originally sent to the spam mail box…

Serendipity Encounter at ASIS&T as a Student Volunteer

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Posted on November 16, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff This post is by Si Sun, a student at Rutgers University and a volunteer at #ASIST2016. I would be struggling with deciding on a session to go to on Tuesday morning if I was not assigned a session as a student volunteer. The session assigned to me…

A student’s perspective: Annual Meeting 2016

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Posted on November 16, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff This post is by Zhe Wang, a student at Peking University and a volunteer at #ASIST2016. As a second year master student of Peking University, I felt lucky and flatted to serve as a student volunteer in the 2016 annual meeting of ASIS&T. The unimaginable journey started…

A student’s first ASIS&T Annual Meeting

November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Posted on November 10, 2016 by Diane Rasmussen Pennington This post is by Brian Dobreski, a student at Syracuse University and a volunteer at #ASIST2016. The 2016 ASIS&T Annual Meeting was one of many firsts. My first ASIS&T conference. My first time in Denmark. And of course, the first time the Annual Meeting was held…

ASIS&T President Lynn Silipigni Connaway Participated in Two Events in Italy

November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Yolande Nanayakkara This post was submitted by Anna Maria Tammaro, PhD 2017 ASIS&T President Lynn Silipigni Connaway participated at two events this past October in Italy, introducing ASIS&T to Italian professionals, students and scholars. This was the first time ASIS&T has presented in Italy — the relevance of these events is high, considering that in…

Future of Information Environments, Thinking and Building with ASIS&T

October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

October 27, 2016 Future of Information Environments, Thinking and Building with ASIS&T October 27, 2016, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Av. Tibidabo 39-43 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Description The first event organized by ASIS&T in Spain will have the collaboration of OCLC Research, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and the KIMO (Knowledge and…

Annual Meeting Higher Ed Career Networking

September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Diane Rasmussen Pennington Searching for your next academic job? Trying to fill an available academic position? Then come join us for ASIS&T’s Annual Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 14-18 2016, where Doctoral Students/Academics & Higher Education hiring departments will have the opportunity to interview, network, and learn about each…