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Inside ASIS&T, July 2022

President’s Column, July 2022

Hi everyone, It’s time for another column and I hope you’re well. It’s warm summer temperatures here in Boston. Earlier this month, I returned from a 2 and a 1/2-week family trip to India where my two children were able to meet with their grandparents and cousins after almost five years and for the first…

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From Your Executive Director, July 2022

Greetings Colleagues: I am writing this column from my room in Dublin where I am attending the meeting of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). I come to this meeting because it is a place where many ASIS&T members gather and it provides me an opportunity to see members and learn more about current…

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Governance Update, July 2022

The Board of Directors met on June 6, 2022 via video conference. In attendance were Naresh Agarwal, PhD (President);  Abebe Rorissa, PhD (President-Elect); Joan Bartlett, PhD; Maria Bonn, PhD; Tina Du, PhD, Anna Maria Tammaro, PhD; Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE (Executive Director); and Chris Cunningham, PhD (Parliamentarian). Guest in attendance: Deanna Hall, Curatorm; Aminta Dawson,…

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2022 Board Election Results

The ASIS&T Nominations Committee is delighted to present the new members who will be joining the Board in October of 2022 (or continuing for a second term). In addition, the proposed Bylaws Amendments passed with 98% of the vote. President-Elect Crystal Fulton Bio and Interview Treasurer Ina Fourie Bio and Interview Director-at-Large Lisa Hussey Bio…

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2022 Global Award Winners

The ASIS&T Awards and Honors Committee is delighted to announce the winners of the ASIS&T International Awards to individuals. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners on their outstanding achievement. Award of Merit Harry Bruce Best Information Science Book Award “Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence,” written by…

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Join Us for the Inaugural Information Science Summit

Join us for the inaugural in-person/virtual Information Science Summit entitled, Innovation and Trends in Information Science – Practice, Research, and LIS Education Co-Hosted by ASIS&T, ALISE & the iSchools Organization sponsored by SLA along with the SJSU, Simmons, and Syracuse iSchools Free for ASIS&T members attending in person, including a complimentary networking lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Registration for virtual attendees…

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Annual Meeting News, July 2022

Register Now We are excited to see things moving forward and back to normal. We hope those of you who are able, will plan to attend the 85th Annual Meeting in person in Pittsburgh, PA. The Program Committee has just finished selecting the scientific program which will include over 63 papers, 20 panels and alternative…

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2022 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2022)

In 2022, the twentieth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2022) is expanding its scope to the whole spectrum of innovation in metadata design, implementation and best practices, with a special focus on challenges and opportunities in a diverse and data-intensive world. Venue University of Washington, Seattle, USA Mode Virtual and (pandemic permitting)…

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New from JASIST

Members of ASIS&T have full access to the Journal of Information Science and Technology. If you are not sure how to access your member benefit, contact Pamela Yonker at pyonker@asist.org. JASIST Volume 73, Issue 7, July 2022 Full Issue   RESEARCH ARTICLES Fairness in digital sharing legal professional attitudes toward digital piracy and digital commons…

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New from Information Matters, July 2022

Check out the newest articles from Information Matters (IM), ASIS&T’s digital-only communication translational forum for information science, bringing relevant and current research evidence and industry developments, news, and opinion to a global public audience free of charge. Sign up for our weekly newsletters from IM from here. Towards Responsible AI: Leveraging Multi-partner Engagement-Fireside Chat with Carolyn Watters by…

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Chapter News, July 2022

Africa Chapter The Africa chapter celebrated its second anniversary on June 17, 2022, during its third general meeting of this year. In two years, the chapter was able to grow from 2 members to more than 200. During the anniversary, the current projects were presented as well as the promotional video realized by the chapter’s…

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SIG News, July 2022

SIG-AH The latest issue of the SIG-AH newsletter can be found here. In this issue, meet SIG-AH member Timothy Dickey and read “Research in Progress: A decade of bibliometrics research in the humanities” by Jeremy L. McLaughlin, University of Wisconsin-Madison SIG-AH Chair Ann Graff has been invited to give the keynote address to the Pakistan…

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Upcoming Webinars and Events

Meet the Author Series: The Evolutionary Dynamics of Discursive Knowledge: Communication-Theoretical Perspectives on an Empirical Philosophy of Science July 28 | 11:00 AM –  12:00 PM EDT    The Fog of War: Examining the Spread of Dis- & Misinformation in the Russia-Ukraine War on Social Media (SIG-SM) August 4 | 10:00 AM –  11:00 AM…

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Affiliated Organization News, July 2022

Call for Applications- Dr. George N. Atiyeh Prize 2022 Students who are enrolled in library and information science in ALA Accredited Universities, as well as Middle Eastern universities, are eligible to apply for this award.   Criteria for the application: 1. Applications should be submitted through email to the George Atiyeh Prize Committee (atiyehprize@mela.us). 2. Applications…

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