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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.

ASIST is looking for nominations for 2 folks to serve on the SIG of the Year Award Committee

By SIGUSE Webmaster | April 30, 2013 | Comments Off on ASIST is looking for nominations for 2 folks to serve on the SIG of the Year Award Committee

This is an open call for nominations or expressions of interest for two positions on the SIG of the Year award committee. This is a two year term, and you may be reappointed once. If your SIG gets nominated, you would need to abstain from voting. The composition of the committee is below, materials for…

ASIST 2012

By SIGUSE Webmaster | December 29, 2012 | Comments Off on ASIST 2012

SIG USE Business Meeting: Mon. Oct 29, 12pm-1:30pm in Calloway SIG USE Symposium on Sat. Oct 27, 1:30pm-6:30pm See more about the SIG USE Symposium here, including keynote speaker and topics of lightning talks:  SIG USE Symposium; see also abstracts, and Flickr photostream Join us in Baltimore in October for the 2012 ASIS&T SIG USE Symposium exploring “Evolving and…