Skip to content

ASIS&T News

Professor Chun Wei Choo to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Research in Information Science Award

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Professor Chun Wei Choo to Receive ASIS&T 2021 Research in Information Science Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce that Chun Wei Choo, Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, Canada is the recipient of the 2021 ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. This award recognizes an individual or team who have made an outstanding contribution to information science research. The award is for a systematic…

Dr. Laura Molloy to Receive 2021 ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Laura Molloy to Receive 2021 ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Laura Molloy of the University of Oxford the 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award for her dissertation proposal titled, “Creative Connections: The Value of Digital Information and its Effective Management for Sustainable Contemporary Visual Art Practice.” The award’s purpose is to recognize outstanding recent doctoral candidates…

Dr. Colin Rhinesmith to Receive 2021 ASIS&T Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Colin Rhinesmith to Receive 2021 ASIS&T Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

ASIS&T Announces Colin Rhinesmith as Winner of 2021 Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is very pleased to announce that Colin Rhinesmith, associate professor at Simmons University School of Library and Information Science is the 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize the unique teaching contribution of…

Prodip Roy to Receive Inaugural Lois Lunin Award

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Prodip Roy to Receive Inaugural Lois Lunin Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Prodip Roy of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Bundoora, Australia, is the inaugural recipient of the Lois Lunin Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to the practice of Information Science and Technology through leadership, mentoring, and innovation.  The Lois Lunin Award was named in honor of long-time…

Rongqian Ma to Receive Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Rongqian Ma to Receive Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Rongqian Ma of the University of Pittsburgh is the 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award for her dissertation proposal titled, “Bridging Sight and Insight: Visualization in Action among Digital Humanists.” The award’s purpose is to foster research in information science by encouraging and assisting doctoral students…

Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam to Receive the 2021 Crestos Leadership Award

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam to Receive the 2021 Crestos Leadership Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Information Science & Library Management at the University of Dhaka in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is a 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T Cretsos Leadership Award. The award recognizes a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional ASIS&T activities.    The…

Dr. Steve Sawyer to Receive 2021  Award of Merit

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Steve Sawyer to Receive 2021  Award of Merit

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Steve Sawyer of Syracuse University is the recipient of the 2021 ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Association. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual who has made particularly noteworthy and sustained contributions to the information science field. The award is based on…

2021 Board Elections

June 1, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 Board Elections

Each current active member was sent an election ballot via email at 9 am on Friday, May 28th from ASIS&T via ElectionBuddy. If you have not received a ballot, please check your spam filter or search your email for “electionbuddy”. If you cannot find the email please contact Lydia Middleton to request it be resent.…

UPCOMING SIG-STI VIRTUAL COFFEE HOURS

May 16, 2021 | Comments Off on UPCOMING SIG-STI VIRTUAL COFFEE HOURS

Dear Colleagues,   The ASIS&T SIG-STI (Special Interest Group on Scientific & Technical Information) warmly invites you to join the virtual coffee hours with us. Meeting ID: 839 8114 4224 Passcode: 0940   Please feel free to contact me (yuehua@nju.edu.cn) if you have any questions. Sincerely, Yuehua Zhao SIG-STI Communication Officer

ASIS&T Statement Against Anti-Asian and Gun Violence

March 24, 2021 | Comments Off on ASIS&T Statement Against Anti-Asian and Gun Violence

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) condemns the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes and gun violence, and mourns the eight lives lost in the senseless shootings in Georgia, of which six were Asian women. We stand in solidarity with our Asian-American and Pacific Islander community in combating hate and ignorance, especially the hostility…