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Dania Bilal, PI, and Jacek Gwizdka, Co-PI, Receive Google Research Award

By SIGUSE Webmaster | September 13, 2014 | Comments Off on Dania Bilal, PI, and Jacek Gwizdka, Co-PI, Receive Google Research Award

Dania Bilal, a Professor in the iSchool of Information Sciences at University of Tennessee, and Jacek Gwizdka, Assistant Professor in the School of Information and co-Director of the Information eXperience Lab at University of Texas at Austin, have received a $41,363 Google Research Award for a project titled “Child-friendly search engine results pages (SERPs): Towards better understanding…

2014 SIG-USE Symposium CFP

By SIGUSE Webmaster | July 7, 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 SIG-USE Symposium CFP

Theme: Context in Information Behavior Research Date: November 1, 2014 (Saturday) Time: 1:30 to 6:30 pm Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA, USA Keynote Speaker: Professor J. David Johnson, Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, http://comm.uky.edu/jdjohnson ABOUT THE 2014 SIG-USE SYMPOSIUM: The importance of context in human information behavior research has been well established. Nonetheless, it has been observed that…

Contextual Inquiry: A Must-Have Method For Your User Research Toolbox

By SIGUSE Webmaster | April 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Contextual Inquiry: A Must-Have Method For Your User Research Toolbox

Join us for SIG USE Webinar on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 2:00pm-3:30pm (EDT) Instructor: Kate Lawrence & Deirdre Costello Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST Cost: FREE for ASIS&T members, $45 for non-members Reservation:  Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: http://www.asis.org/Conferences/webinars/USEWebinar-4-16-2014-register.html  After registering you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the Webinar. This session will feature…

iSquares: A New Approach to Information Research and Education

By SIGUSE Webmaster | January 31, 2014 | Comments Off on iSquares: A New Approach to Information Research and Education

Join us for a Webinar on Friday, February 7, 2014 (Sponsored by SIG-HFIS & SIG-USE) Instructor: Dr. Jenna Hartel, University of Toronto Date: Friday, February 7, 2014 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Cost: FREE for ASIS&T members, $10 for non-members Reservation:  Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now System RequirementsThis webinar introduces an arts-informed, visual approach…

SIG-USE Annual Business Meeting Notes 2013

By SIGUSE Webmaster | November 29, 2013 | Comments Off on SIG-USE Annual Business Meeting Notes 2013

The SIG-USE Annual Business Meeting was well attended on November 4, 2013.  Below is a link to the meeting notes. SIGUSEBusinessMeetingNotes_2013

2013 ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners

By SIGUSE Webmaster | November 3, 2013 | Comments Off on 2013 ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award Youngseek Kim and Jeffrey M. Stanton Institutional and Individual Influences on Scientists’ Data Sharing Behaviors: A Multilevel Analysis Affiliations: University of Kentucky (Kim); Syracuse University (Stanton). Contact: ykim58@syr.edu Abstract: This study investigates institutional and individual factors that influence scientists’ data sharing behaviors across disciplines, drawing on institutional theory and…

2013 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium: Call for Participants

By SIGUSE Webmaster | July 2, 2013 | Comments Off on 2013 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium: Call for Participants

Theme: Information Behavior on the Move: Information Needs, Seeking, and Use in the Era of Mobile Technologies Date: November 2, 2013 (Saturday) Time: 1:30 to 6:30 pm Location: Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Keynote Speaker: TBA ABOUT THE 2013 SIG-USE SYMPOSIUM: We live in a time when mobile technologies are becoming more ubiquitous within people’s everyday lives, facilitating new forms of…

2013 SIG USE Awards – Call for Submissions **Deadline Extended

By SIGUSE Webmaster | June 10, 2013 | Comments Off on 2013 SIG USE Awards – Call for Submissions **Deadline Extended

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ASIS&T’s Information Needs, Seeking, and Use Special Interest Group (SIG USE) seeks submissions for six awards.  The deadline for submissions for all awards, which will be given at the 2013 ASIS&T meeting in Montreal, is July 15. 1. The Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award 2. The Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award 3. The…

ASIS&T Web Presence Survey

By SIGUSE Webmaster | June 10, 2013 | Comments Off on ASIS&T Web Presence Survey

ASIS&T is looking for input on its Web and social media presence. Take the ASIS&T Web Presence Survey and help with future planning: The ASIS&T Task Force on Web Presence invites you to take a survey on ASIS&T’s web and social media presence. We are interested in your experiences with ASIS&T’s web site, publications, and social…

Deadline for ASIST 2013 Posters, Demos & Videos

By SIGUSE Webmaster | May 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Deadline for ASIST 2013 Posters, Demos & Videos

The deadline for posters, demos, and videos is fast approaching. Submit by July 1, 2013. See the ASIST AM 2013 site for more information.