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Inside ASIS&T, November 2022

President’s Column, November 2022

As I write my first Inside ASIS&T column as President, I feel honored and privileged to lead our great association that has been going strong for over 85 years. If you were expecting to see beautiful paintings and inspirational poems at the end of the President’s column, you are in for a huge surprise. I…

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Immediate Past President’s Column, November 2022

Hi everyone, It’s a wonderful time of the year when Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It is time for me to thank you for all the love and support you provided me during my year as President. I’m hoping that you’ll provide the same support to Abebe. We had a great year! My quest…

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Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE

From Your Executive Director, November 2022

Dear Colleagues, Below is the video of my remarks from the Annual Business Meeting held in Pittsburgh on November 1st. This event was live-streamed though very few of you were able to attend so I thought it important to share the information again here. The video speaks for itself but I want to highlight a…

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Governance Update, November 2022

The Board of Directors met on October 28, 2022 in Pittsburgh, PA. 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, Curator; Crystal Fulton,…

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Thank You to Our Volunteers

The ASIS&T staff would like to thank and recognize the following individuals who gave their time and talent to the associaton this year. Without your contribution we could not do all that ASIS&T does to advance information science & technology. June Abbas Waseem Afzal Naresh Agarwal Noa Aharony Isola Ajiferuke Müge Akbulut Daniel Alemneh David…

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Do You Really Want Virtual Meetings?

Since 2020, there has been an increasing demand for presentation and attendance opportunities in a virtual format. Members wishing to engage with ASIS&T but unable or unwilling to travel have let us know that they would participate and engage with ASIS&T virtually if we created opportunities to do so. For this reason, we have made…

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Award of Merit Acceptance Remarks

Harry Bruce received the 2022 ASIS&T Award of Merit at the Annual Meeting. The following are his remarks upon accepting the award: Thank you very much, Heidi, What a great treat it is to receive this award from you in particular, and in the year of Naresh’s presidency. I predicted years and years ago when…

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Research in Information Science Award Acceptance

Heather O’Brien received the 2022 Research in Information Science Award at the Annual Meeting. The following are her remarks upon accepting the award: It’s an incredible honor to be receiving this award today. I first want to extend my deep appreciation to all of my colleagues who serve on the awards committees for ASIS&T and…

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Submit Now for 2023 Mid-Year Conference

2023 Mid-Year Conference 11-13 April 2023 The virtual ASIS&T Mid-Year Conference addresses information science and technology in all its aspects, its expanding horizons and multiple strands and interdisciplinarity that have been interwoven into a rich tapestry, constantly pushing the boundaries, and presenting new opportunities and challenges. We invite researchers, practitioners, educators, and students to explore…

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ASIS&T 2022 Annual Meeting Recap

For the first time since 2019, more than 350 ASIS&T members from 29 countries came together to engage in learning, research sharing, meeting new people, and reconnecting with friends and colleagues. Everyone that attended seemed to be very happy to be back at a face-to-face meeting after three years of online meetings and gatherings. There…

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2023 ASIS&T Annual Meeting

2023 Annual Meeting, 27-31 October 2023, London, UK The theme of the meeting is “Making a Difference: Translating Information Research into Practice, Policy, and Action” The global citizenship is facing multiple challenges: recovery from the worst pandemic in a century, economic depression, existential threats from climate change, and the reversal of hard-won civil liberties. Information research…

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Member Spotlight, November 2022

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 would like to be a featured member, email Pamela Yonker at pyonker@asist.org. Dr. Timothy J. Dickey Columbus Metropolitan Library; Kent State University; San José State University How long…

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New From JASIST, November 2022

Members of ASIS&T have full access to the Journal of Information Science and Technology (JASIST). If you are not sure how to access your member benefit, contact Pamela Yonker at pyonker@asist.org. JASIST Volume 73, Issue 11, November 2022 Full Issue RESEARCH ARTICLES Classifying papers into subfields using Abstracts, Titles, Keywords and KeyWords Plus through pattern detection and…

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New From Information Matters, November 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. Pulling the Curtain from AI Illusions by Chirag Shah Have you…

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Chapter News, November 2022

Chapter Awards ASIS&T is pleased to announce the following Chapter Awards: Chapter of the Year: Europe Chapter Student Chapter of the Year: Simmons University Chapter Member of the Year: Bhakti Gala from the South Asia Chapter Chapter Event of the Year: Europe Chapter for Information Science Trends 2022 Conference: Untold Stories in Information Science Chapter…

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SIG News, November 2022

SIG Awards ASIS&T is pleased to announce the following SIG awards: SIG of the Year: SIG-KM SIG-Member of the Year: Lu An (SIG-KM) SIG Publication of the Year: Tie- SIG DL Annual Newsletter Report Issue 4 2022 Volume 4 and SIG-USE JASIST Special Issue on Information Behavior and Information Practices SIG-AH (Arts and Humanities) The…

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Upcoming Webinars and Events, November 2022

2022 NEASIS&T Annual Meeting Experience Report Webinar November 18, 2022 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST   ASIS&T Africa Chapter: AI Safeguards: Preserving Your Right to Privacy Online November 30, 2022 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM EST   Linking Challenges for Pseudonyms (DCMI) Sponsored by DCMI and ASIS&T December 1, 2022 11:00 AM – 12:00…

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Affiliated Organization News, November 2022

ALISE Save the date for the 2023 ALISE conference, October 2-5, 2023 | Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Check the ALISE conference website for updates. iSchools iConference 2023 will have a virtual and a physical component. The virtual program will take place 13 – 17 March, 2023, and the physical program in Barcelona from 27 – 29 March, 2023. For more…

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