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Opportunity for FREE student membership of ASIS&T

June 16, 2023 | Comments Off on Opportunity for FREE student membership of ASIS&T

Are you a student (Bachelor, Master or Doctoral) of Information Science or a related field, based in Asia Pacific Region? Read on! Thanks to donors to ASIS&T, Asia Pacific Chapter can give away free annual student memberships for ASIS&T (the Association for Information Science and Technology, https://www.asist.org/). Submit your application by 25 June 2023 (only…

“Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance” Receives ASIS&T 2023 Best Information Science Book of the Year Award 

June 15, 2023 | Comments Off on “Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance” Receives ASIS&T 2023 Best Information Science Book of the Year Award 

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that “Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance,” written by Karen Levy and published by Princeton University Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for 2023. The award’s purpose is to recognize the outstanding book in…

Md. Anwarul Islam Receives the 2023 Lois Lunin Award 

June 13, 2023 | Comments Off on Md. Anwarul Islam Receives the 2023 Lois Lunin Award 

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Md. Anwarul Islam of the University of Dhaka, Dhaka Bangladesh is the 2023 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. Dr.…

Helena Häußler to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

June 12, 2023 | Comments Off on Helena Häußler to Receive ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Helena Häußler is the 2023 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award. Helena Häußler, M.A., is a research assistant at the Department of Information at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. She is working on her doctoral research project “Trust…

Aira Huttunen to Receive 2023 ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Award 

June 12, 2023 | Comments Off on Aira Huttunen to Receive 2023 ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Award 

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Aira Huttunen is the 2023 recipient of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Award for their dissertation proposal titled, “Friction and Bodily Discomfort: Transgender Experiences of Embodied Knowledge and Information Practices.” The award’s purpose is to recognize outstanding recent doctoral candidates whose research contributes…

Luanne Sinnamon

June 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Luanne Sinnamon

Candidate for Member-At-Large Biography Expand Dr. Luanne Sinnamon (she/her), is an Associate Professor and former Director (2015-2020) at the School of Information at the University of British Columbia, situated on unceded land of the Musqueam people. She holds a PhD from the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto and an MLS degree from…

Yuelin Li

June 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Yuelin Li

Candidate for Member-At-Large Biography Expand Professor Yuelin Li earned her Ph.D. degree from the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University in the USA, and Master and Bachelor degree from Nankai University in China. She is currently a Full-professor in the Department of Information Resources Management in Business School at Nankai University. She is…

Timothy Dickey

June 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Timothy Dickey

Candidate for Member-At-Large Biography Expand Dr. Timothy J. Dickey is an Adult Services Librarian with the Columbus (OH) Metropolitan Library, and a library science educator with Kent State University, San José State University, and ALA’s eLearning division. His research and teaching span library reference, service to diverse communities, emerging technologies, data mining, history of the…

Bhakti Gala

June 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Bhakti Gala

Candidate for Member-At-Large Biography Expand Dr. Bhakti Gala is an Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Science, Central University of Gujarat, India. She has a doctorate from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. She has been actively teaching and researching in the areas of information literacy, digital cultural heritage resources, metadata,…

Ian Ruthven

June 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Ian Ruthven

Candidate for President-Elect Biography Expand Dr. Ian Ruthven is Professor of Information Seeking and Retrieval in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Scotland where he leads the Information Science research group. His research focusses on the human experience of interacting with information, especially on how people seek information. He has conducted…