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2012 SIG USE Election Results

By SIGUSE Webmaster | September 5, 2012 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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…

Call for proposals announced

By SIGUSE Webmaster | July 20, 2011 |

WHERE YOUR WORLD MEETS MINE: INFORMATION USE ACROSS DOMAINS Date: October 12, 2011 Location: ASIS&T Annual Meeting at the New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA, USA The 11th Annual SIG-USE Research Symposium at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) will explore the intersections of information seeking and…