The paper from the SIG III Social Media squad discusses about the growing reliance on social media among scholars, and how SIG-III's active online and social media presence further contribute to engage the broader ASIS&T community

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:23pm
Filed Under: Publication

InfoShare, a program sponsored by SIG III, awards one-year ASIST memberships to information professionals in developing countries for whom the cost of membership would be a financial burden. This paper provides detail information about the InfoShare program and analyse its impact and contribution interms of introducing ASIS&T to numerous information professionals around the world.

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:01pm
Filed Under: Publication

"If I have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Issac Newton

In preparation of the 75th ASIS&T Anniversary and 30th Anniversary of SIG-III, Daniel Alemneh, Chair of SIG-III, interviewed SIG-III founders and pioneers Toni Carbo and Michel Menou in September 2012.

It is very fitting to open our interview (our "Cofounders Reflections...

Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:15pm
Filed Under: Publication

As part of the celebration of the 75th ASIS&T and 30th SIG-III anniversaries, we are putting together this special publication. Well, an anniversary is symbolic, but there is a very real feeling to it that makes us reflect on a variety of issues, including where we have been, and of course, maintaining the legacy of the SIG-III and shaping its futur. In this regard, current and past SIG-...

Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:10pm
Filed Under: Publication

To celebrate the official launch of ASIS&T SIG III's Twitter account (@sig3i), this month we conducted a random draw among our Twitter followers. We are pleased to announce that the winner of our draw and recipient of the $50 gift card is Isabella Peters (@Isabella83) from Heinrich-Heine-Universität Duesseldorf in Germany...

Posted: Monday, July 23, 2012 - 10:15am
Category: SIG-III
Filed Under: random draw, twitter

SIG-III is pleased to announce winners for the 2012 (or 13th) International Paper Contest. This year we received 14 papers from all-across Asia and Africa. The first place award goes to Muhammad Sajid Mirza AND Dr. Khalid Mahmood, both from Pakistan. Their paper is titled “Electronic resources and services in Pakistani university libraries: A survey of users' satisfaction.” As principal author...

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 1:09pm
Filed Under: 2012 Paper Contest

We've published the SIG-III May 2012 Newsletter: Here’s what is inside the May issue of SIG-III Newsletter: a message from the chair of SIG-III Daniel Gelaw Alemneh, a full recap of the SIG-III Business meeting and other activities, 2012 Infoshare...

Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 4:20pm

To encourage and facilitate international informational exchanges via Twitter among ASIS&T members, SIG-III has launched a new Twitter account:   @sig3i
The account is managed by a dynamic team of volunteers who will work to highlight and promote...
Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 8:15pm
Category: Social media


The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce its twelfth competition for papers to be submitted for the 2012 Annual Meeting, which will take place in Baltimore, Maryland, October 26-31, 2012. (

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 1:16pm
Filed Under: 2012

We are proud to announce the winners of the InfoShare membership award for 2012. This year we are able to support 9 professionals and 3 students from 7 different countries.

Professional Members:

  1. Muhammad Sajid Mirza
  2. Maqsood Shaheen
  3. E. Ramesh
  4. Amjid Khan
  5. Ayman S. El-Dakroury
  6. Dinesh Chandra
  7. Kamani Perera...
Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 11:23am
Category: SIG-III news
Filed Under: 2012