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Kim to Receive ASIS&T Outstanding Teacher Award

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Jeonghyun “Annie” Kim, PhD of the University of North Texas is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize the unique teaching contribution of an individual as a teacher of information science. Professor Kim…

Sonnenwald to Receive ASIS&T Award of Merit

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Professor Diane H. Sonnenwald, Emerita Professor and Emerita Head of School of the School of Information and Communication Studies at the University College Dublin is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Association. The…

Ilhan to Receive James M. Cretsos Leadership Award

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Aylin Ilhan, a doctoral student in the Department of Information Science at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is a 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Cretsos Leadership Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in…

Haruna to Receive Proquest Doctoral Dissertation Award

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Hussein Haruna of the University of Hong Kong is the 2020 recipient of the ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award from ASIS&T for his dissertation titled “Improving Sexual Health Education for Adolescent Students Using Game-Based Learning and Gamification.” The award’s purpose is to recognize outstanding recent…

Shankar to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Saguna Shankar of the University of British Columbia is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award for her dissertation proposal titled, “Caring for Information Practices: An Inquiry into Visions of Data, Digital Technologies, and Migration.” The award’s purpose is…

Caidi to Receive Watson Davis Award for Service

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Nadia Caidi of the University of Toronto is the 2020 recipient of the Watson Davis Award for Service. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual member of the Association who has shown continuous dedicated leadership in and service to ASIS&T…

JASIST Special Issue on “Digital Humanities (DH)”

June 4, 2020 |

JASIST Special Issue on “Digital Humanities (DH)” This special issue of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) mirrors the increasing worldwide attention on Digital Humanities (DH), “a discipline in its own right” (Schreibman, Siemens, and Unsworth, 2004, xxiii). It is noticeable that DH has generated a paradigm shift at the intersection…

2020 Board Elections

May 22, 2020 |

In accordance with the ASIS&T Bylaws, each Professional, Retired, Student and Institutional Member shall be entitled to one vote on the Board of Directors Ballot. Should you prefer to vote by mail, please send an email to lmiddleton@asist.org to request a paper ballot. Paper ballots must be returned to the ASIS&T office not later than June…

Student Experiences about Online Learning during COVID-19

May 2, 2020 |

Student 1 Is this the first time you are using online learning as a student? No, we had one online class in our first year of undergraduate program. Do you have any technical problems? How do you solve these problems? Do you have support for that kind of problem in your university?Yes, I have problems…

How to Manage Student Life during COVID-19

April 26, 2020 |

Being a student is never really easy. And the new challenges of COVID-19 result in many rapid changes for students all over the world. We have collected some tips and resources to help you to keep your studies on track and stay healthy at the same time. Reduce Consumption of Daily News🗞 If you’re feeling…