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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…

2012 ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners

By SIGUSE Webmaster | November 2, 2012 | Comments Off on 2012 ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award June Ahn, Mega M Subramaniam, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Amanda Waugh, Greg Walsh, & Allison Druin Youth Identities as Remixers in an Online Community of Storytellers: Attitudes, Strategies, and Values Affiliations: University of Maryland, College of Information Studies (Ahn, Subramaniam, Waugh, Walsh, and Druin), College of Education (Ahn), and Human-Computer Interaction…

SIG USE 12th Annual Research Symposium

By SIGUSE Webmaster | October 11, 2012 | Comments Off on SIG USE 12th Annual Research Symposium

Theme: Evolving and Emerging Research Methods in Information Behavior, Needs, Seeking, and Use October 27, 2012, 1:30PM – 6:30PM Baltimore, MD Flickr Photostream Lightning Talk Abstracts       Lightning Talk 1 Nadine Desrochers, Diane Rasmussen Neal, and Caroline Whippey, “‘why am I crying?!:’)<3”: Issues of Text and Subtext when Analyzing User-Generated Data” Jacek Gwizdka, “Peeking inside…

2012 SIG USE Election Results

By SIGUSE Webmaster | September 5, 2012 | Comments Off on 2012 SIG USE Election Results

ASIS&T SIG USE Election Results, September 1, 2012 Incoming Chair: Rong Tang, Associate Professor, Simmons College Treasurer: Bradley Wade Bishop, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky Recruitment/Membership Officer: Nicole Cooke, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Communications Officer:  Sara Mooney, Information Architect, Zappos Development, Inc. Secretary: Kyung-Sun Kim, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Incoming Chair:…

SIG USE Business Meeting

By SIGUSE Webmaster | September 5, 2012 | Comments Off on SIG USE Business Meeting

The SIG USE Business Meeting has been set for Monday, October 29 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Calloway.

ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners Announced

By SIGUSE Webmaster | September 5, 2012 | Comments Off on ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners Announced

More information and past winners Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award:  June Ahn, Mega Subramaniam, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Amanda Waugh, Greg Walsh, & Allison Druin Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award:  Ji Yeon Yang & Soo Young Reih Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Joung Hwa Koo, Yong Wan Cho & Melissa Gross Student Travel Award:…

ASIS&T SIG USE Symposium 2012 Call for Participants

By SIGUSE Webmaster | July 30, 2012 | Comments Off on ASIS&T SIG USE Symposium 2012 Call for Participants

ASIS&T SIG USE Symposium “Evolving and Emerging Research Methods in Information Behavior, Needs, Seeking, and Use” Saturday, October 27, 2012, 1:30 – 6:30pm – lightning talk abstracts & Flickr Photostream In 2012, information is being sought, shared and created more rapidly and in more ways than ever before. In exploring implications of new modes of communication, changing information…

Announcing the SIG USE History Project!

By SIGUSE Webmaster | March 14, 2012 | Comments Off on Announcing the SIG USE History Project!

In keeping with the 75th anniversary of ASIS&T in 2012 and the call for SIGs to preserve our history, we’ve launched a project to collect papers, photos, presentations, links, videos, and other memorabilia of SIG USE over the years. Dr. Sanghee Oh is leading this project to collect and share our history via a wiki…

White papers & Symposium schedule

By SIGUSE Webmaster | October 9, 2011 | Comments Off on White papers & Symposium schedule

SIG USE Research Symposium participant white papers discussing the intersections of information seeking and use with domains outside of information science: Information Behavior and Medical/Health Domains – Jeanette de Richemond (Rutgers University) Intersecting Constructs in an Online Community – Ellen Rubenstein (Oklahoma University) Bring it on home!: Information use in games studies – Natascha Karlova…