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Association for Information Science and Technology Announces Editor-in-Chief of Annual Review of Information Science and Technology

October 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Association for Information Science and Technology Announces Editor-in-Chief of Annual Review of Information Science and Technology

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has selected Dr. Lisa Given as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST). Dr. Given is currently a Professor of Information Science in the Centre for Design Innovation and Strategic Advisor, Research Capability Development at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne,…

2021 SIG Cabinet Election Results

October 6, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 SIG Cabinet Election Results

We are pleased to announce that next year’s Deputy SIG Cabinet Director will be Dr. Xiaohua (Awa) Zhu of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Additionally, our two new SIG Cabinet Members will be Dr. Adam Worrall of the University of Alberta and Dr. Catherine Dumas of Simmons University. These individuals will assume office immediately…

ASIS&T Student Member Video Contest

August 26, 2021 | Comments Off on ASIS&T Student Member Video Contest

What “Information Science” Means to Me For 84 years, ASIS&T researchers and practitioners, along with those from related fields, have been pushing advancements in information understanding, technology, and use, making substantial progress and contributions. Our members have been at the forefront of improving the ways society stores, retrieves, analyzes, manages, archives and disseminates information. We…

UPCOMING SIG-STI VIRTUAL COFFEE HOURS

August 22, 2021 | Comments Off on UPCOMING SIG-STI VIRTUAL COFFEE HOURS

Upcoming SIG-STI Virtual Coffee Hours Please join us for another SIG-STI Virtual Coffee Hour!  This one is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25th, at 01:00 UTC.  That works out to: 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in Nanjing, China 9:00 p.m. Tuesday in New York City 3:00 p.m. Tuesday in Honolulu, Hawaii 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in New Delhi, India…

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…