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Isolated, overwhelmed and worried Wins JASIST Best Paper Award

September 2, 2019 |

Posted on September 2, 2019 by Lydia Middleton Ian Ruthven Steven Buchanan Cara Jardine                   The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that “Isolated, overwhelmed and worried:  young first-time mothers asking for information and support online” written by Drs. Ian Ruthven, Steven…

ASIS&T Congratulates Newly-Elected Board Members

August 2, 2019 |

Posted on August 2, 2019 by Lydia Middleton ASIS&T wishes to congratulate the three individuals that were elected to the Board of Directors in the recently-concluded election. They are: President-Elect: Brian Detlor, PhD McMaster University               Treasurer: Ina Fourie, PhD University of Pretoria              …

In Memoriam — Professor Judit Bar-Ilan

July 18, 2019 |

Posted on July 18, 2019 by Lydia Middleton Professor Bar-Ilan Receiving 2018 Research in Information Science Award It is with great sadness that the ASIS&T community learned of the passing of Professor Judit Bar-Ilan on July 16th. Professor Bar-Ilan has been a highly engaged member of the ASIS&T community, having served on the Annual Meeting…

Gorichanaz to Receive Proquest Doctoral Dissertation Award

July 15, 2019 |

Posted on July 15, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Tim Gorichanaz is the 2019 recipient of the ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award from ASIS&T for his dissertation titled “Understanding Self-Documentation.” The award’s purpose is to recognize outstanding recent doctoral candidates whose research contributes significantly to an understanding…

Crowston to Receive Research in Information Science Award

July 15, 2019 |

Posted on July 15, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Professor Kevin Crowston is the 2019 recipient of the ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual or individuals for an outstanding research contribution in the field of…

Johnson to Receive Pratt Severn Student Paper Award

July 15, 2019 |

Posted on July 15, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Matthew Weirick Johnson has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award. The purpose of the award is to encourage student research and writing in the field of information…

Hall to Receive Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

July 12, 2019 |

Posted on July 12, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Professor Hazel Hall is the 2019 recipient of the ASIS&T/Clarivate Analytics 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.…

Paul-Hus to Receive Clarivate Analytics Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship

July 12, 2019 |

Posted on July 12, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Adèle Paul-Hus is the 2019 recipient of the ASIS&T Clarivate Analytics Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship. The award’s purpose is to foster research in information science by encouraging and assisting doctoral students in the field with…

Willson to Receive James M. Cretsos Leadership Award

July 3, 2019 |

Posted on July 3, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Rebekah Willson is a 2019 recipient of the ASIS&T James M. Cretsos Leadership Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional ASIS&T activities.…

Ameen to Receive James M. Cretsos Leadership Award

July 3, 2019 |

Posted on July 3, 2019 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Kanwal Ameen is a 2019 recipient of the ASIS&T James M. Cretsos Leadership Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional ASIS&T activities.…