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Inside ASIS&T, January 2022

January 2022 President’s Column

Hi everyone, Hope you all are doing well and got some well-deserved rest during the year-end holidays. Wish you all a very happy new year and health and happiness always! The Coronavirus situation continues to challenge us with the Omicron variant and its ramifications. With the news of falling cases during the past week, hopefully…

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From Your Executive Director, January 2022

Greetings colleagues, I hope that you all are enjoying a prosperous start to the new year and that those of you that celebrate had a joyous holiday season. Here in Virginia it is a cold winter day with snow on the ground and more coming in the next few days. I, for one, am ready…

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Governance Update, January 2022

The Board has not met since the last Inside ASIS&T was published. Next Board Meeting The next meeting of the Board will be held as follows: Monday, February 7, 2022 Via Zoom: Meeting ID: 895 2450 5446 Passcode: 301495 All members are welcome to attend as observers without voice or vote. Back to Inside ASIS&T,…

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ASIS&T to Launch Consulting Service

In August of 2021, the ASIS&T Board approved moving forward with the development of a consulting service to provide advice and consultation to the private and public sectors on information challenges. Under this new program, ASIS&T will serve as as the contracting entity in the provision of consulting services provided by ASIS&T members to a…

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ASIS&T 24-Hour Global Conference Call for Proposals

April 26-27, 2022 (Online) Theme: Networking, Sharing, and Learning: Challenges and Opportunities The Covid-19 pandemic has inevitably changed the world through challenges and potential opportunities. The value of networking, sharing, and learning, especially with advances in technology, has greatly increased. ASIS&T provides continuously new ways of learning and innovating in information science and technologies. The…

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COVID-19 Health Informatics Project: Experiences From a Pan-South Asia and Asia Pacific Project Funded by ASIS&T

As we reel under the impact of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic globally, access to accurate health information has become the key to winning this battle. We are surrounded by lots of information related to COVID-19. These range from official communications from governments and health agencies around the world, news articles, opinion pieces,…

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Call for Applications: ARIST Editorial Board

Due February 11, 2022 The Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) is a collection of peer-reviewed, comprehensive, and systematic reviews on topics relevant to information science, computing science, technology studies, and related fields. Published under the banner of Wiley’s Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), ARIST‘s goal is to…

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Annual Meeting News

2021 Annual Meeting Recap ASIS&T wants to thank everyone who attended or presented either in person or virtually at the 2021 Annual Meeting held in October. This year because travel restrictions for many were still in place and there were ongoing health concerns with COVID-19, we decided to offer a virtual option for presenters and…

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New From JASIST

JASIST Volume 73, Issue 2, Febrary 2022 Special Issue: SPECIAL ISSUE ON DIGITAL HUMANITIES (DH) Full Issue GUEST EDITORIAL JASIST special issue on digital humanities (DH) Marcia Lei Zeng, Chris Alen Sula, Karen F. Gracy, Eero Hyvönen, Vânia Mara Alves Lima   RESEARCH ARTICLES A. LANDSCAPES OF DH Digital humanities-A discipline in its own right? An…

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What’s New in Information Matters?

Introducing INFideos: Information Science Videos By Dr. Jenna Hartel Information Matters is excited to bring you a new series of multimedia content by Dr. Jenna Hartel to educate, entertain, and empower. Introducing INFideos. These short videos (15 seconds to 17 minutes) are designed to appeal to all levels of Information Science degree programs. They have…

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January 2022 ASIS&T Member Spotlight

In each issue of Inside ASIS&T, we ask a different member questions about their perspectives, advice, and experiences in the field of information science and technology. If you’d like to be a featured member, send an email to Pamela Yonker at pyonker@asist.org. Devendra Potnis, PhD (He/Him/His) Associate Professor School of Information Sciences The University of Tennessee…

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January 2022 Chapter News

European Chapter Please join the European Chapter for Coffee with the Editors! We will welcome Koraljka Golub & Ying-Hsang Liu, who will discuss Information and Knowledge Organisation in Digital Humanities: Global Perspectives. Prof. Golub and Dr. Liu will briefly provide an overview of the book and reflections on its goals and production. There will be…

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January 2022 SIG News

SIG International Information Issues (SIG-III)  Join us with your favorite drink for the first SIG-III International Cafe Meet on 20th January 2022 from 7:30pm to 8:10 pm IST (Timezone Converter: dateful.com/time-zone-converter) SIG-III International Cafe is an initiative of SIG-III to provide an informal space for all its members – practitioners, faculty and students to join…

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January 2022 Affiliated Organization News

Canadian Association for Information Science / l’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information (CAIS/ACSI) The Canadian Association for Information Science / l’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information (CAIS/ACSI) invites submissions for its 50th Annual Conference, June 7 – 10, 2022. As in 2020 and 2021, the 2022 conference will be free and open to all, online. To mark CAIS/ACSI’s…

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Upcoming Webinars

Meet the Authors Series – The Digital Environment: How We Live, Learn, Work and Play Now Sponsored by ASIS&T Presenters: Pablo Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein January 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Additional Information and Registration   Natural History Data Curation: Maintaining Infrastructures and Turning Documents Into Datasets (DCMI) Sponsored by ASIS&T &…

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