ASIS&T 2013 Annual Meeting 
Montral, Qubec, Canada | November 1-5, 2013

 
Preserving and Accessing the History of ASIS&T and Information Science

Kathryn La Barre, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Sarah Buchanan, University of Texas at Austin
Trudi Bellardo Hahn, Drexel University
Robert V. Williams, University of South Carolina

Monday, 10:30am


Summary

Panel members discuss ongoing efforts to preserve and access four different types of historical resources useful to anyone interested in doing research and publication on the history of ASIS&T and the field of information science and technology generally. Each presenter will conclude with a discussion of areas of weakness/neglect in these resources and recommendations for improvement. The following resources will be discussed:

This progression will facilitate the panelists' discussion of opportunities for engaging with ASIS&T resources at the national, regional and individual levels. Each panel member has extensive experience in working with the resources discussed and was a member of the 75th Anniversary Task Force.