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Metrics 2021 ASIS&T SIG/MET Workshop sponsored by Elsevier

July 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Metrics 2021 ASIS&T SIG/MET Workshop sponsored by Elsevier

Metrics 2021 ASIS&T SIG/MET Workshop sponsored by Elsevier Part I: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm EDT Part II: Sunday, October 24, 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm EDT The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Metrics (SIG/MET) invites contributions to the METRICS 2021 workshop, which will be held prior to the 84th ASIS&T Annual Meeting. The workshop continues the successful…

“Designing Sustainable Online Support: Examining the Effects of Design Change in Forty-Nine Online Health Support Communities” Selected for 2021 JASIST Best Paper Award

July 16, 2021 | Comments Off on “Designing Sustainable Online Support: Examining the Effects of Design Change in Forty-Nine Online Health Support Communities” Selected for 2021 JASIST Best Paper Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that “Designing Sustainable Online Support: Examining the Effects of Design Change in Forty-Nine Online Health Support Communities” written by Drs. Joshua Introne, Ingrid Erickson, Bryan Semaan, and Sean Goggins, published in Volume 71, Issue 4 of the Journal of the Association for Information…

“Hacking Diversity” to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Best Information Science Book Award

July 16, 2021 | Comments Off on “Hacking Diversity” to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Best Information Science Book Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures, written by Christina Dunbar-Hester of the University of Southern California and published by Princeton University Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for 2021. The award’s purpose is to…

2021 Board Election Results

July 1, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 Board Election Results

Congratulations to the members who have been elected to the ASIS&T Board of Directors for the 2021 – 2023 term. These individuals will assume office immediately following the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. President-Elect Abebe Rorissa Read Bio & Position Statement Directors-at-Large Joan Bartlett Read Bio & Position Statement Maria Bonn Read Bio & Position Statement Jia…

New Leader Program Accepting Nominations

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on New Leader Program Accepting Nominations

New to ASIS&T and want to grow your network? Want to get more involved in your association? Looking to expand upon your leadership skills? The New Leader Program may be right for you. The program is designed to recruit, engage, and retain new members and to identify potential for new leadership in the Association. Eligible…

2021 Call for ASIS&T Volunteers

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 Call for ASIS&T Volunteers

ASIS&T Needs You! Volunteers are the life-blood of ASIS&T and there are many ways for members to become more engaged in the association through volunteering. We have volunteer openings in: ASIS&T Committees (2-3 year term starting in November 2021) Meeting Planning Committees (term runs from appointment through the event) Award Juries (1-year term starting in…

Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Announces Founding Editor-in-Chief of Information Matters

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Announces Founding Editor-in-Chief of Information Matters

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has selected Chirag Shah, Ph.D. as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the new ASIS&T publication, Information Matters. The purpose of this new publication is to regularly communicate the latest trends and happenings in the information field to the public.   According to ASIS&T President, Dr. Brian Detlor, “ASIS&T is excited to work with Chirag to shape this new publication into a…

Chapter Special Project Funds Awarded

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Chapter Special Project Funds Awarded

ASIS&T is pleased to announce that two chapters have been awarded funds to pursue Special Projects in FY22. The details of each project follows: Africa Chapter As a new Chapter with immense potential as a source of new ASIS&T members, the Chapter sought funding to build its membership base and encourage participation, through the following:…

Dr. Abebe Rorissa to Receive the 2021 Watson Davis Award for Service

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Abebe Rorissa to Receive the 2021 Watson Davis Award for Service

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Abebe Rorissa of the University of Tennessee Knoxville is the 2021 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…

Professor Chun Wei Choo to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Research in Information Science Award

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Professor Chun Wei Choo to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Research in Information Science Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce that Chun Wei Choo, Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, Canada is the recipient of the 2021 ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. This award recognizes an individual or team who have made an outstanding contribution to information science research. The award is for a systematic…