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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 Newsđź—ž If you’re feeling…

New Membership Options

April 22, 2020 |

In response to your requests for more flexible ways to pay your member dues, ASIS&T is pleased to announce three new options for member dues payment. Pay Your Dues Each Month We know that in these challenging times, it may be difficult for you to pay the full amount of annual dues all at once.…

ASIS&T Board Call for Nominations

March 26, 2020 |

Nomination Deadline: 27 April, 2020 The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the positions of President-Elect and Director-at-Large on its Board of Directors. The Nominations Committee of ASIS&T is seeking candidates for the open positions of President-Elect and Director-at-Large on the ASIS&T Board of Directors.…

ASIS&T Authors Examine the Role of Information During a Global Health Crisis

March 16, 2020 |

Contact:  Lydia Middleton, Executive Director +1-301-495-0900 x1100 lmiddleton@asist.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2020 Silver Spring, Maryland   ASIS&T AUTHORS EXAMINE THE ROLE OF INFORMATION DURING A GLOBAL HEALTH CRISIS The Association for Information Science and Technology announces the publication of “Global health crises are also information crises: A call to action” in its Journal…

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…