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Years of the IA Summit: The Path Ahead
March 26-30, 2014, San Diego, California
It’s a great time for information architecture. Businesses and startups are embracing user experience design. People are being put at the center of design processes. We’re getting strategic about content, and spreading awareness that there’s only one internet behind all these new devices.
How do we make the most of this moment? A moment of opportunity for new designers? Of profound influence for the leaders of our respective disciplines? Of rapid, evolutionary change for all who interact with technology and the web?
Fifteen years ago, at the first iteration of what would become the IA Summit, a group came together around the theme of “Defining Information Architecture”. And they succeeded — not in defining it, necessarily, but in starting a conversation that has continued ever since.
The Information Architecture Summit is a place where journeys begin. We invite you to share yours, and the lessons you’ve learned along the way.
Let’s look forward, together, at the path ahead.
Data Access and Preservation Summit
March 26-28, 2014, San Diego, California
The Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2014 will feature three days of programming with an emphasis on practical approaches to research data management, access, and preservation, including success stories (and lessons learned), innovative research, and resources and tools developed by and for the community. The program will include invited panels and presentations, an interactive poster session, lightning talks, and a hands-on workshop. Keep up with RDAP news by joining our Listserv, following us on Twitter or visiting our Facebook page.
ASIS&T Annual Meeting
the Cloud: Rethinking Information Boundaries
November 1-5, 2013, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The ASIS&T Annual Meeting is the main venue for disseminating research on advances in information science, information technology and related topics. This year’s conference theme offers an opportunity to reflect on all the changes that impact on human information interaction and their implications for information science and technology.
Program and registration now available!
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(December 2013) STEM, a set of fields that includes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; allied disciplines ranging from environmental, agricultural, and earth sciences to life science and computer science; and education...
From Documentation to Information Science / The Beginnings and Early Development of the American Documentation Institute-American Society for Information Science, by Irene Farkas-Conn, ASIS&T There are many people to thank for our being able to make this work available digitally. First... [more]
ASIS&T Book of the Year: Human
Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior, by
Raya Fidel. Human information interaction (HII) is an emerging area of study that investigates how people interact with information; its subfield human information behavior
(HIB) is a flourishing, active
to Information Science and Technology This guide to information science and technology
- the product of a unique scholarly collaboration - presents a clear, concise, and
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