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The Charisma Machine to Receive 2020 Best Information Science Book Award

July 20, 2020 | Comments Off on The Charisma Machine to Receive 2020 Best Information Science Book Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Childwritten by Morgan Ames of the University of California, Berkeley and published by MIT Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for 2020. The award’s…

Dr. Javed Mostafa Stepping Down as Editor-in-Chief of JASIST

July 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Javed Mostafa Stepping Down as Editor-in-Chief of JASIST

The ASIS&T Board announces that Dr. Javed Mostafa, Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will complete his 5-year term on January 2021 as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), and is stepping down to dedicate full-time to his commitments at the School of Information and…

ASIS&T 2020 Board of Directors Election Results

June 29, 2020 | Comments Off on ASIS&T 2020 Board of Directors Election Results

The ASIS&T Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Board of Directors Election. With a total of 492 ballots submitted (41% of eligible voters), the results are as follows: President-Elect: Naresh Agarwal: 256 Votes Heidi Julien: 233 Votes 3 Write-In Votes Director-at-Large: John Budd: 216 Votes Dan Wu: 272 Votes…

Kim to Receive ASIS&T Outstanding Teacher Award

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Kim to Receive ASIS&T Outstanding Teacher Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Jeonghyun “Annie” Kim, PhD of the University of North Texas is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize the unique teaching contribution of an individual as a teacher of information science. Professor Kim…

Vakkari to Receive ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Vakkari to Receive ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Professor Pertti Vakkari is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual or individuals for an outstanding research contribution in the field of information science. The award is for a systematic…

Sonnenwald to Receive ASIS&T Award of Merit

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Sonnenwald to Receive ASIS&T Award of Merit

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Professor Diane H. Sonnenwald, Emerita Professor and Emerita Head of School of the School of Information and Communication Studies at the University College Dublin is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Association. The…

Ilhan to Receive James M. Cretsos Leadership Award

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Ilhan to Receive James M. Cretsos Leadership Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Aylin Ilhan, a doctoral student in the Department of Information Science at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is a 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Cretsos Leadership Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in…

Haruna to Receive Proquest Doctoral Dissertation Award

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Haruna to Receive Proquest Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Hussein Haruna of the University of Hong Kong is the 2020 recipient of the ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award from ASIS&T for his dissertation titled “Improving Sexual Health Education for Adolescent Students Using Game-Based Learning and Gamification.” The award’s purpose is to recognize outstanding recent…

Shankar to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Shankar to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Saguna Shankar of the University of British Columbia is the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award for her dissertation proposal titled, “Caring for Information Practices: An Inquiry into Visions of Data, Digital Technologies, and Migration.” The award’s purpose is…

Caidi to Receive Watson Davis Award for Service

June 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Caidi to Receive Watson Davis Award for Service

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Nadia Caidi of the University of Toronto is the 2020 recipient of the Watson Davis Award for Service. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual member of the Association who has shown continuous dedicated leadership in and service to ASIS&T…