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ASIS&T Seeks Curator

August 6, 2020 |

ASIS&T has opened a search for the next ASIS&T Curator. This individual is responsible for monitoring the discovery, preservation, and accessibility of resources relating to the history of ASIS&T, both in the Association’s possession and elsewhere, and for making recommendations as appropriate. This individual will work closely with ASIS&T staff, committees, chapters, and SIGs, and…

Scholarship Opportunity

August 6, 2020 |

The ASIS&T Board is pleased to announce that it has approved the awarding of up to $10,000 in registration scholarships available to ASIS&T members who find themselves unable to otherwise attend the 2020 Annual Meeting due to financial circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to qualify for the scholarship, which will cover the…

ASIS&T Seeks JASIST Editor-in-Chief

July 29, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Board is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of the Association of Information Science & Technology, the official journal of the ASIS&T, who has the expertise  to drive the journal forward. The Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) is a leading…

The Charisma Machine to Receive 2020 Best Information Science Book Award

July 20, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Childwritten by Morgan Ames of the University of California, Berkeley and published by MIT Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for 2020. The award’s…

Dr. Javed Mostafa Stepping Down as Editor-in-Chief of JASIST

July 17, 2020 |

The ASIS&T Board announces that Dr. Javed Mostafa, Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will complete his 5-year term on January 2021 as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), and is stepping down to dedicate full-time to his commitments at the School of Information and…

ASIS&T 2020 Board of Directors Election Results

June 29, 2020 |

The ASIS&T Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Board of Directors Election. With a total of 492 ballots submitted (41% of eligible voters), the results are as follows: President-Elect: Naresh Agarwal: 256 Votes Heidi Julien: 233 Votes 3 Write-In Votes Director-at-Large: John Budd: 216 Votes Dan Wu: 272 Votes…

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…

Vakkari to Receive ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award

June 26, 2020 |

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Professor Pertti Vakkari is the 2020 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 information science. The award is for a systematic…

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…