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SIG-InfoLearn Paper Competition

June 4, 2023

Overview The ASIS&T Information and Learning Sciences SIG invites students, emerging, and established scholars to participate in the SIG’s first ever paper competition. The SIG provides these awards to support scholarship and practice, encourage participation, and bring new perspectives and voices to the SIG. Three awards (described below) are available for different types of papers.…

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SIG SM Competition Award Recipients 2022

October 30, 2022

Awards Recipients 2022 Winner Runner up Honorable Mention Purpose of the Award This award is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes sustained contributions to and/or achievements in the field of information science and/or the professions in which it is practiced. Such contributions may include 1) scholarly contributions to the advancement of our field, such as…

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SIG SM Competition Award Recipients 2021

October 26, 2021

Awards Recipients 2021 Purpose of the Award This award is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes sustained contributions to and/or achievements in the field of information science and/or the professions in which it is practiced. Such contributions may include 1) scholarly contributions to the advancement of our field, such as the expression of new ideas,…

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SIG SM Officer Election (2021/2022)

September 9, 2021

The SIG-Social Media (SM) invites you to participate in the 2021 SIG-SM Elections. Your vote is important. Please join this opportunity to contribute to SIG SM. The election is due before September 20, 2021. For more information and to vote, click here. Thank you for taking your time.

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SIG SOCIAL MEDIA SCIENCE SLAM 83rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020 Thursday, 29 Oct.

September 21, 2020

SIG SOCIAL MEDIA SCIENCE SLAM 83rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020   Thursday, 29 Oct. ARE YOU READY TO SLAM? Have you always wanted  … … to convince your fellows that you did an awesome study?  … to present your study in a creative and entertaining way? AWESOME! The ASIS&T special interest group for social media…

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Work on Social Media? Want feedback on your ASIS&T submissions?

February 20, 2020

ASIS&T SIG-SM (Special Interest Group on Social Media) will provide quick feedback on your ASIS&T submissions to help improve them before submission to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Reviews will be provided within 10 days of the submission deadline. All papers will get two reviews. Reviews will focus on structure, writing and research contributions and adopt…

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Call for Nominations for Social Media Membership Award

July 18, 2019

Dear Colleagues, The ASIS&T Special Interest Group Social Media (SIG-SM) is pleased to announce ‘Social Media Membership Award’ to sponsor the information professionals and students who are interested or working in the domain of Social Media. This award is specifically developed/designed to encourage diversity in ASIS&T and facilitate information professionals and students  from developing economies…

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Nomination as SIG SM Officer 2020

July 17, 2019

(Seeking Candidates) We are seeking candidates for the SIG SM Board of 2020.  The open positions are: Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Webmaster, Communications and Social Media officer,  Archivist, Recruitment Membership, and Designer. The board is open to suggestions for additional (special responsibility) positions. The main responsibility as a board member is to work and cooperate with…

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Webinar: The Challenges of Preserving and Sharing Social Media Research Data

March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST (UTC 12:00:00 – World Clock) Social Media Data are currently being used as research data across disciplines and help researchers to gain insights into communication patterns and human behavior. However, much of the content in social media is ephemeral and may change or even disappear over time. Solutions…

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Results: SIG Social Media Officer Election 2018-2019

October 27, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the election of the SIG SM officers board for 2018/19. According to this our new board builds up as follows: Official SIG Social Media Board (2019) Co-Chair: Aylin Ilhan Co-Chair: Isabelle Dorsch Chair-Elect: Vivek Singh Treasurer: Philippe Mongeon Secretary: Nic DePaula Communications and Social Media: Isha Ghosh Communications and Social Media: Catherine Dumas Recruitment…

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