Thanks to Daniel's great leadership, SIG III's 30th Anniversary Commemorative Publication won the 2013 SIG Publication of the Year Award!
WINNERS OF THE 2013 ASIS&T SIG III INTERNATIONAL PAPER CONTEST
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG III) is pleased to announce the following winners of its 13th International Paper Contest:
First Place Winner:
Melody M. Madriad. A Study of Digital Curator Competencies: A...
SIG III: Getting Published in Reputable International Journals and Other Publications
We are proud to announce the winners of the InfoShare membership award for 2013. This year we are able to support 7 professionals and students from 5 different countries.
- Janakiraman Amirthalingam
- Mahmood Khosrowjerdi
- Yared Mammo
- Ibrahim Ramjaun
- Teklemichael T. Wordofa
- Fatima Zahra
- Maryam Zakerhamidi
Below are minutes from the 2012 SIG-III business meeting in Baltimore last month. This was such a great meeting! They are pretty thorough and I think Shimelis did a remarkable job in capturing the spirit and content of the meeting as the recorder. But please let him know if we missed any significant details or misconstrued anything.
If you are attending ASIS&T 2012 in Baltimore, please join us for the following SIG-III Events:
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
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....
"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...
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-...