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Diversity & Inclusion Luncheon

October 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Diversity & Inclusion Luncheon

Posted on October 16, 2016 by ASIS&T Staff The ASIS&T 2016 AM conference will host its first Diversity and Inclusion Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 17. This sold out luncheon is designed to deepen engagement with multiple aspects of diversity and inclusion. These issues include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, culture and nationality; age…

Strategic Plan

September 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Strategic Plan

Posted on September 28, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff If you missed the Strategic Planning Town Hall sessions, you can still review the slides from these sessions HERE. You can also send your thoughts about the draft Strategic Plan electronically until October 9, 2015. You can read the Strategic Plan HERE . If you couldn’t make it…

Election Results

July 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Election Results

Posted on July 10, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff   Lynn Silipigni Connaway President-elect, 2016:  Lynn Silipigni Connaway Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, leads the User Studies Activities at OCLC Research. Lynn has held visiting research positions and an endowed chair for research at several international universities. She has received research funding from the…

Cynthia G. Hurd, Librarian, Among Those Killed in Charleston Shooting

June 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Cynthia G. Hurd, Librarian, Among Those Killed in Charleston Shooting

Posted on June 23, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff   Cynthia Hurd On the night of Wednesday, June 17, a gunman opened fire at a prayer meeting at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, SC; officials described the shooting as racially motivated. The suspect was apprehended Thursday morning in North Carolina, more than 200 miles…

Claire Kelly Schultz, 1924-2015

June 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Claire Kelly Schultz, 1924-2015

Posted on June 16, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Claire Kelly Schultz Claire Kelly Schultz, 1924-2015: In Memoriam Claire Kelly Schultz, former president of the American Documentation Institute (ADI), predecessor of ASIST, died in her home town of Line Lexington, PA on May 28 at the age of 90. The cause of death was Alzheimers disease.…

Marjorie M.K. Hlava to Receive the John Cotton Dana Award from SLA

June 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Marjorie M.K. Hlava to Receive the John Cotton Dana Award from SLA

Posted on June 3, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff   ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Access Innovations, Inc. is pleased to announce that its president and founder, Marjorie M.K. Hlava, has been named the recipient of the highest honor given by the Special Libraries Association (SLA), the John Cotton Dana Award. Named for the founder and original president of SLA, this…

SIG USE Elfreda A. Chatman Research Award

June 2, 2015 | Comments Off on SIG USE Elfreda A. Chatman Research Award

Posted on June 2, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Dear Colleagues, We hope you will consider applying for the SIG USE Elfreda A. Chatman Research Award, which seeks to “recognize the best research proposal that falls within the scope of information behavior”. The award consists of a certificate and $1000 to support recipients’ proposed research; the…

2015 Distinguished Lecturer Award: Dr. Michael Buckland

June 1, 2015 | Comments Off on 2015 Distinguished Lecturer Award: Dr. Michael Buckland

Posted on June 1, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Update The details of the event and the video of the talk by Prof. Michael Buckland can be found at http://www.asis.org/Chapters/nj/2015-distinguished-lecture-series-honoring-dr-michael-buckland/ The New Jersey Chapter of ASIS&T is pleased to announce that this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series Award will be presented to Prof. Michael Buckland, Emeritus Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley.…

SIG AH & SIG VIS Student Research Paper Award Contest Winners

May 23, 2015 | Comments Off on SIG AH & SIG VIS Student Research Paper Award Contest Winners

Posted on May 23, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff SIG AH and SIG VIS are pleased to announce the winners of our co-sponsored Student Research Paper Award Contest. The Award consists of a $500 prize, a free ASIS&T membership, inclusion in the Proceedings of the Virtual Symposium on I&T in A&H, and a possible Panel presentation…

2015 ASIS&T History Fund Awards

May 8, 2015 | Comments Off on 2015 ASIS&T History Fund Awards

Posted on May 8, 2015 by ASIS&T Staff Advisory Board announces the following two competitive awards for 2015: The ASIS&T History Fund Research Award This award will be for a maximum of $2,000 and will be awarded for the best research proposal submitted by June 20, 2015. All topics relevant to the history of information science…