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 tenth competition for papers to be submitted for the 2009 Annual Meeting, which will take place in Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6 -11, 2009.

The theme of this year’s paper contest is: "Thriving on Diversity...

Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2009 - 3:35pm

Book by sculptor Walter Kirtland Hancock

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The following announcement comes from the...

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2009 - 11:14am


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My friend and colleague Karine Barzilai-Nahon recently...

Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 3:04pm
Category: Globalization

InfoShare, a program sponsored by SIG-III, awards one-year ASIS&T memberships to information professionals in developing countries for whom the cost of membership would be a financial burden. InfoShare increases awareness of the importance of international cooperation, facilitates and enhances communication and interaction among ASIS&T members and colleagues worldwide, and provides a...

Posted: Monday, December 15, 2008 - 10:46am
Category: SIG-III news

Just a quick note to announce the 2008-2009 Officers:

Chair: Aaron Bowen

Co-chair: Jonathan Levitt

Chair-elect: Kate Johnson

Co-chair elect: Daniel Alemneh

Immediate Past Chair: Yunfei Du

Communications Officer: Masqood Shaheen

Treasurer: Bahaa El-Hadidy

Program Chair: Ajit Pyati

SIG-III Blog Administrator: Aaron Bowen...

Posted: Friday, November 14, 2008 - 2:34pm
Category: SIG-III news
Filed Under: SIG-III



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Posted: Friday, September 19, 2008 - 2:12pm
Category: Asia
Filed Under: Baidu Google Yahoo

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The following is a list of events that SIG-III has sponsored or co-sponsored for the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Columbus, OH, October 24-29, 2008.

Monday, October 27, 3:30 PM:

Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 9:24am
Filed Under: SIG-III

SIG-III logo

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The American Society for Information Science &...

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2008 - 11:58am

A manuscript from Timbuktu

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Not many outside central Africa are familiar with them, but...

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2008 - 11:52am
Category: Africa

Smart classroom

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Last month Leigh Linden published ...

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 3:27pm
Category: Asia
Filed Under: India ICT