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Doctoral Student Research Videos

September 20, 2016 |

Posted on September 20, 2016 by Diane Rasmussen Pennington Doctoral students, in the dissertation writing stage or close to defending, were invited by ASIS&T to submit a short video to introduce to the world the exciting and engaging research that they are doing.  We are proud to feature these amazing and powerful videos.  Enjoy! Top Winner…

Digital Humanities, Digital Libraries and Information Science: what relati …

September 18, 2016 |

Posted on September 18, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff lun, 24 ott alle 09:30, Firenze, Italy digital-humanitieslis-brochure The Seminar AIMS to open a conversation about the relationship between Digital Libraries, Digital Humanities and Information Science. The Seminar will be opened by the 2016-2017 President of ASIS&T, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, and includes presentations That highlights the applications of…

New Annual Meeting Receptions!

September 1, 2016 |

Posted on September 1, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff We are proud to announce two new receptions to our Annual Meeting program being held in Copenhagen next month.  They are free and open to all attendees!   Friday 14th October 15:00 -17:00 Migrant and Refugee Information Studies (MARIs) Network Are you a Library and Information Science…

Meet The Author Series – Regulating the Cloud

August 31, 2016 |

Posted on August 31, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff What is the Cloud? Who controls it? Does it change the rules of the game with respect to copyright, privacy, consumer protection, and security? Find out why you should care about the Cloud and how it functions as a critical infrastructure in our connected society. Come Join…

Searching for your next academic job?

August 30, 2016 |

Posted on August 30, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff 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 discover their future careers and candidates all in one location. Find registration and…

Library Freedom Project Workshop

August 30, 2016 |

Posted on August 30, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff CO-ASIS&T presents a special 2-part workshop with Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project, presenting strategies to librarians to protect patrons from online threats to privacy. Alison Macrina is a librarian, privacy activist, and founder and director of the Library Freedom Project.  She will talk about surveillance threats, privacy rights and responsibilities, and…

Jack Meadows 1934-2016

August 18, 2016 |

Posted on August 18, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff   Professor Jack Meadows (1934-2016) The founder of the University of Leicester’s astronomy department, has died. During five decades in academia, Arthur Jack Meadows (known as Jack) also won acclaim as an information scientist, a prolific writer and a senior administrator at Loughborough University, where he held dean…

ASIS&T Featuring Doctoral Student Research (deadline extended to Sept. 1st)

August 16, 2016 |

Posted on August 16, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for video submission is September 1st, 2016. ASIS&T invites a doctoral student in the dissertation writing stage or close to defending to submit a short video (up to 5 minutes) that introduces the world to the exciting and engaging research that…

New Leader Awards

August 4, 2016 |

Posted on August 4, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff Please join us in congratulating the ASIS&T 2016 New Leader awardees! Rebekah Willson, PhD.  Rebekah recently graduated from Charles Sturt University, Australia and will be taking a faculty position at University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom. Rebekah will be working with President-elect, Lynn Silipigni Connaway. Lynn…

Regional Meeting

August 1, 2016 |

Posted on August 1, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff We are sorry to announce that the ASIS&T regional meeting at OCLC has been cancelled.  We hope to reschedule it to Spring 2017.