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What does “accreditation” mean to the information professions? And is it worthwhile?

August 1, 2016 |

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Bill Kules This blog thread is for practitioners, faculty, students, and anyone else interested in accreditation issues as they affect the information professions. Accreditation by the American Library Association (ALA) is a core element of many (but not all) information programs in North America, with the objective of ensuring that programs…

ASIS&T “Meet the Author” Series: Dr. Robert Epstein

July 14, 2016 |

Posted on July 14, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff ASIS&T’s New “Meet the Author” Series: Premiering July 21st  2016 with Popular Google Critic Dr. Robert Epstein   Come meet Dr. Epstein and have a live discussion about how Google Search could be the 21st century New Mind Control.   REGISTER HERE for Jul 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM…

ASIS&T Featuring Doctoral Student Research

July 5, 2016 |

Posted on July 5, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff ASIS&T Featuring Doctoral Student Research (deadline extended to Sept. 1st) Per doctoral students’ requests, we have extended the deadline for video submission to September 1, 2016. Are you a doctoral student in the writing stage or close to defending? We would like to showcase your research! ASIS&T invites…

Annual Meeting Survey

June 30, 2016 |

Posted on June 30, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Board and staff would like your input on future Annual Meeting locations. We ask that you please complete and submit this short questionnaire. It should not take you more than 5 minutes to complete. Your opinions are important to…

2016 Elections

June 16, 2016 |

Results of the 2016 ASIS&T Board of Directors Election Congratulations to the new board members and thank you to all the candidates! President-elect Lisa Given ASIS&T offers scholars, professionals, and students, worldwide, a home for sharing ideas, insights and innovations in information science research and practice. If elected President I will focus on the following…

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

June 1, 2016 |

Posted on June 1, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff Doctoral Colloquium at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association of Information Science and Technology Copenhagen, Denmark October 18, 2016 We invite doctoral students to participate in the 2016 ASIS&T Doctoral Colloquium, which will take place as part of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association of…

For Immediate Release – Dick Hill set to retire

May 27, 2016 |

Posted on May 27, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2016 With mixed feelings, regret for ourselves but happiness for him, the ASIS&T Board learned that after 27 years at the service of our organization, our Executive Director, Dick Hill, will be passing the baton at the end of the year in…

Communications Officer

May 16, 2016 |

Posted on May 16, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is seeking to hire a Communications Officer for a one-year term (with the possibility of renewal). ASIS&T is a leading association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research. For nearly 80 years, ASIS&T has been leading…

Movie Meets Science

April 22, 2016 |

Posted on April 22, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff And the winners are… We are happy to congratulate the winner of the Movie Meets Science contest 2016. Two amazing videos have competed in this contest: Tjasha Jug with her video about “Book Metadata and Readers“ with 2940 views and 542 likes. Yosef Solomon with his video about “Serendipity in…

Publications Survey Random Drawing Winners

April 11, 2016 |

Posted on April 11, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff From February 27 to March 18, 2016, ASIS&T Publications Committee distributed an online survey to collect information about people’s perceptions of, and experiences with, ASIS&T publications, specifically The Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T), The Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology (Bulletin), and The Association…