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In October 2020, I attended my first ASIS&T annual meeting, thanks to the generous Conference Support Award through the association’s New England chapter. The event—under the name “Information for a Sustainable World: Addressing Society’s Grand Challenges”—really lived up to its title and tackled some of the most pressing issues not only in our field, but…

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The SIG-SI annual business meeting will be held on Friday, October 30, at 15:30 – 17:00 (UTC). (Check for your local time zone here.) All current and potential SIG-SI members are encouraged to attend the meeting and offer input into future directions and activities of the SIG for the 2020-2021 year. The meeting will be hosted…

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Have you always wanted to get an insight into ASIS&T and the activities the European and European Student Chapter are organizing? Thanks to an anonymous donor we can give away a few free annual memberships for ASIS&T. If you are a student (Bachelor, Master or Doctoral) of Information Science or a related field in Europe,…

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Seeking Candidates EC 2020-2021 We are seeking candidates for the European Chapter Board of 2021.   Therefore, open positions of chair-elect, secretary, treasurer, and webmaster are required. The board is open for additional positions (newsletter editor, communications officer, …), you may as well suggest special responsibility positions. Your main responsibility is to work and cooperate with…

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We are pleased to announce this year’s 2020 NEASIST Conference Support Award recipients: Rong Tang, Associate Professor, School of Library Information Science, Simmons University. Rong is already embedded in ASIS&T activities and is the lead editor for the JASIS&T special issue,”Paradigm shift in the field of information”. Rong had also presented at multiple NEASIST events…

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The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce two conference support awards for participation in the ASIS&T Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually this year.  Our goals are to support scholarship and connect research and practice, bringing new voices to the chapter. There is one student award…

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With Spring well underway, Melbourne was bright and bustling with many activities and people—everything from the State Library of Victoria to local cheese festivals to the Victoria Market.  State Library of Victoria. One of the many wonderful activities was this year’s recent ASIST meeting, which I had the privilege to attend in October 2019 at…

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When: Friday, January 17th, 2020 Where: Simmons University Who: NEASIS&T (New England chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology) Registration opens: November 20, 2019 Please save the date for NEASIS&T’s annual winter conference.  The theme this year is:  The Privacy Puzzle: Piecing Together Patron Privacy, Data Efficiency, and the Modern Web Topics include:  Patron…

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