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ASIS&T AP regional conference in Cambodia The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference was held in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia on January 3-4, 2019. The theme of this conference was Effective Learning in Low-Tech Information Environments . Even with rapid developments in technological infrastructure in many parts of the word, there exists low-tech information environments around the globe currently. Kingdom of Cambodia has made progress in the use of information technology over the past decade. However, it still lags behind the developed countries in some areas, such as IT infrastructure. This ...
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The purpose of the award is to assist a student in a Master’s or doctoral program in attending the ASIS&T Annual Meeting by defraying travel expenses. The award shall consist of a check for $500 given to a single applicant. The SIG-HFIS Student Travel Award is sponsored by SIG HFIS. It is administered by a SIG-HFIS Award Jury, which is comprised of the officers of SIG HFIS.   ELIGIBILITY To be eligible to apply, applicants must: be an ASIS&T member at the time of application, with preference given to those who are SIG-HFIS members. (If you are not a member, you can join now through your ASIS&T member profile. See also https://www.asist.org/groups/history-foundations-of-information-science-hfis/ ...
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Dr. Muhammad Rafiq is Associate Professor at Department of Information Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He has over 18 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting and supervising research, and administrating libraries and archives of government and non-government institutes. He is also serving as the Editor of Pakistan Journal of Information Management & Libraries (PJIM&L). He did his PhD on ‘Prospects of Digitization in University Libraries of Pakistan’ from University of the Punjab, Lahore. His recent research project of Post-Doc as a Fulbright Scholar at SUNY-Buffalo, USA was on Research Data ...
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Dr. Thomas Froehlich will be presenting a webinar on April 24th at 11AM EST. He will be talking on the “The Role of Self-Deception and Pseudo-Cognitive Authorities in the Dissemination and Embrace of Fake News." Registration information can be found here . Free for ASIS&T members! This webinar has the following objectives: (1) to develop and understand a taxonomy of false information in the disinformation marketplace; (2) to understand the role of deception and self-deception in the success of fake news; (3) to understand the role of pseudo-cognitive authorities (e.g., Fox News) in the dissemination and success of fake news; (4) to delineate ...
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Greetings from ASIS&T Central. I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday and that your New Year is off a great start. Your staff has been busy since the winter break. Among our current priorities is selecting a new website and database platform that will greatly enhance your member experience and make your member benefits more readily accessible. Our hope is to have the database system launched ahead of registration for the 2019 annual meeting. Be on the lookout for news about the new system in April. Another activity that has kept us busy since Vancouver is identifying a venue for the 2020 Annual Meeting. Based on your feedback, we selected Pittsburgh ...
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