Special ASIS&T 75th Anniversary Event

History of ASIS&T and Information Science and Technology Worldwide
Saturday, October 27, 2012, Full Day 8:30am-7:00pm 
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Schedule

8:30-8:40 Introduction to the History Preconference
Toni Carbo (Drexel University) and Robert V. Williams (University of South Carolina) Co-Chairs, 75th Anniversary Celebration Task Force
 
8:40-10:00 Theme 1: Development of ASIS&T
Moderator: Kathryn La Barre (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
 
The Fortuitous Confluence of the National Science Foundation, the Association for Information Science & Technology, and Information Science
Trudi Bellardo Hahn (Drexel University) and Diane L. Barlow (University of Maryland College Park)
 
“Speaking Volumes”: Cuadra, Williams, Cronin and the Evolution of the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology
Linda C. Smith (University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne) 
 
Remixing ADI/ASIS&T Conference History: Some Panels SIG-DL Wishes We Could Have Convened (And Some That We Did!), 1937–2012
Betsy Van der Veer Martens and June Abbas (University of Oklahoma)
 
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break
 
10:15-12:15 Theme 2: Evolution of the Field of Information Science and Technology
Moderator: Diane L. Barlow (University of Maryland College Park)
 
Where is Archival Science in the History of Information Science? A Speculative Framework
Richard J. Cox (University of Pittsburgh)
 
Research on Relevance in Information science: A Historical Perspective
Tefko Saracevic (Rutgers University) 
 
Making Sense of Sense-Making: Tracing the History and Development of Dervin’s Sense-Making Methodology
Naresh Kumar Agarwal (Simmons College) 
 
On the Origins and Development of Information Sciences as an Academic and Research Field in Croatia
Franjo Pehar and Tatjana Aparac-Jelusic (University of Zadar, Croatia)
 
Whither Information Science in France?
Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan (Jean Moulin University - Lyon3, France)
 
12:30-2:00 Lunch and Keynote Presentation
Moderator: Robert V. Williams (University of South Carolina)
 
The Information Association and the Future of the History of Information Science
W. Boyd Rayward (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and University of New South Wales)
Presentation Sponsored by ASIS&T Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG III) with support from the Elsevier Foundation
 
2:00-3:45 Theme 3: Historical Contexts of Technology Innovations and Impacts
Moderator: Marcia Bates (University of California Los Angeles)
 
Lodewyk Bendikson and Photographic Techniques in Documentation, 1910-1943
Michael Buckland (University of California-Berkeley)
 
The Rise and Fall of Information Science at Lehigh University, 1962-1973
Donald Hillman (Lehigh University)
Dr. Hillman will not be present in person, although the paper is available in the Proceedings.
 
How Binary Became Ubiquitous
Karen Miller (University of South Carolina)
 
Bancroft Gherardi and the Monopoly Bell System: Pioneers in Information Technology Standardization
Andrew L. Russell (Stevens Institute of Technology)
 
The Evolution of Access Rights to Digital Legal Information: A Case Study
Xiaohua Zhu (University of Tennessee)
   
3:45-4:00 Break
 
4:00-6:00 Theme 4: Development of Foundational Ideas and Theories in Information Science
Moderator: Jennifer Arns (University of South Carolina)
 
Pioneers of Information Science in Europe: The Œuvre of Norbert Henrichs
Katherina Hauk and Wolfgang G. Stock (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany)
 
The ‘Term’ in the Classifier’s Garden Or: Dog, Man, Bites and Dollars
Colin Burke (University of Maryland, Baltimore)
 
The Dutch Connection: Donker Duyvis and Perceptions of American and European Decimal Classification Systems in the First Half of the Twentieth Century
Charles van den Heuvel (Huygens ING – Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences)
 
Second Wind: The Two-Stage Citation History of “Networks of Science” (Price, 1965)
Katherine W. McCain (Drexel University)
 
Constructing Documentary Meaning: French Approach to Documentation Theory
Caroline Courbieres (Université de Toulouse, France)
  
6:00-7:00 Reception
 
We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of ASIS&T Special Interest Group International Information Issues (III) and the Elsevier Foundation for funds for the Keynote Presentation, and of the ASIS&T History Fund and the School of Library and Information Science University of South Carolina for student member registration fees.