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ASIS&T European Student Chapter Webinar

April 8, 2015 |

Posted on April 8, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Where to Study? Information Science and Library Science Across Europe Date: Thursday, April 16, 4:00pm-5:00pm (GMT) There are lot of places across Europe for students to study Information Science and /or Library Science. This webinar is part of the series “Information Science and Library Science across Europe”,…

Naresh Agarwal Tenured and Promoted at Simmons SLIS

March 27, 2015 |

Posted on March 27, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Naresh Agarwal Naresh Agarwal has been tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor at the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), Simmons College, Boston effective July 1, 2015. Naresh’s research area is information behavior and knowledge management – the way people look for information…

The Grant Writing Course as a Real-World Experience to Build Communities

March 10, 2015 |

Posted on March 10, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Please join the SJSU ASIS&T student chapter and SIG ED for: The Grant Writing Course as a Real-World Experience to Build Communities Webinar Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00 EST Free to Members and Non-Members.  Click here for details! Presentation Abstract: This webinar will introduce the audience to the…

SIG-AH and SIG-VIS Student Research Paper Award

March 10, 2015 |

Posted on March 10, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Call for Student Papers: “What do Information and Technology Mean to the Arts and Humanities?” SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 FINALIST NOTIFICATION: Friday, April 10, 2015 FINALIST PRESENTATIONS: Wednesday, April 22 or Thursday, April 23, 2015 The Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities (SIG-AH) and…

2015 SIG III InfoShare Awards

March 9, 2015 |

Posted on March 9, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff On behalf of all our fellow officers of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), we are pleased to announce the winners of the SIG III InfoShare awards for 2015. Information professionals from developing countries, where the cost…

Access Innovations Named in KMWorld’s Annual “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management”

March 9, 2015 |

Posted on March 9, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Access Innovations, Inc., a leader in digital data organization, is pleased to announce its inclusion on KMWorld’s annual list of the “Top 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management.” Access Innovations is featured for its fourth year after first debuting on the list in 2009. Other…

Dr. Allen Kent, Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Passed Away at 92 Years

May 1, 2014 |

Posted on May 1, 2014 by ASIS&T Staff Age 92, on Thursday, May 1, 2014, helped change the world through his pioneering work in computer technology. Born in Harlem, New York, in 1921, Kent was the son a a tailor. He attended City College of New York. Studying chemistry and served in the U.S. Air…

Gretchen Whitney Passed

April 30, 2014 |

Posted on April 30, 2014 by ASIS&T Staff KNOXVILLE – – In Memoriam: Gretchen Whitney, UT Knoxville School of Information Sciences retired associate professor, passed away in early April. She graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree. She completed her doctorate at the University of Michigan…

Lois Lunin Passes

February 2, 2014 |

Posted on February 2, 2014 by ASIS&T Staff With deep regret, we received word that Lois Lunin passed away yesterday (January 28, 2014). She will be buried tomorrow (Thursday) in Baltimore (Har Sinai Cemetery, Old Mausoleum) at 2:30 pm. [There are 2 such cemeteries in Baltimore and we do not know at which the service…

Christine L. Borgman Receives the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary Medallion

November 7, 2013 |

Posted on November 7, 2013 by ASIS&T Staff The iSchool is delighted to recognize alumna Christine L. Borgman with the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary Medallion. In a special dinner in Los Angeles, Dean Ronald Larsen presented Dr. Borgman (MLS ‘74) with the medallion, which commemorates the University of Pittsburgh’s 225th Anniversary by recognizing alumni…