The ESRC-funded “Social Media – Developing Understanding, Infrastructure & Engagement” (ES/M001628/1) award based at the University of Aberdeen is organising a workshop for PhD student researchers in the social sciences to come together to explore the challenges of collecting and analysing social media data. The workshop will run over two days (June 16-17) and will commence at 11am on day 1, and conclude at 5pm on day 2. (more…)
the European Student Chapter (ESC) invites you to its next webinar on:
How to write successful journal manuscripts and convince the reviewer
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. CEST (UTC 3:00 p.m.)
Experienced reviewers and editors from information science and related fields will answer your questions and give you advice on how to improve your journal submissions and increase your manuscript’s chance to be published.
We are happy to announce that Prof. Dr. Dirk Lewandowski (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Prof. Dr. Loet Leydesdorff (Amsterdam School of Communications Research at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) & Prof. Dr. Isabella Peters (ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics & Kiel University, Germany) will speak about their experiences from the reviewers point of view and hand out advice on writing better journal manuscripts.
Do you already have some questions in mind that you always wanted to ask your journal manuscripts reviewers? Then don’t hesitate to send them to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org until May 31, 2016. The webinar is open and free to all.
So we can make sure that the most relevant questions will definitely be answered by the speakers on June 15, 2016, please visit the following website https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/escwebinar_jun2016/ and enter your full name!
May 13-14, 2017
New York University
As stewards of a culture’s collective knowledge, libraries and archives are facing the realities of cataclysmic environmental change with a dawning awareness of its unique implications for their missions and activities. Some professionals in these fields are focusing new energies on the need for environmentally sustainable practices in their institutions. Some are prioritizing the role of libraries and archives in supporting climate change communication and influencing government policy and public awareness. Others foresee an inevitable unraveling of systems and ponder the role of libraries and archives in a world much different from the one we take for granted. Climate disruption, peak oil, toxic waste, deforestation, soil salinity and agricultural crisis, depletion of groundwater and other natural resources, loss of biodiversity, mass migration, sea level rise, and extreme weather events are all problems that indirectly threaten to overwhelm civilization’s knowledge infrastructures, and present information institutions with unprecedented challenges. (more…)
Doctoral researchers working on privacy, data protection,
security, surveillance and ethics are invited to participate in the first
Interdisciplinary Summer school on Privacy (ISP 2016) to be held from
July 10-15, 2016 in Berg en Dal (The Netherlands), close to Radboud
“Winners will receive a Best Student Paper award and $500 cash prize”
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, April 4, 2016
FINALIST NOTIFICATION: Friday, April 15, 2016
FINALIST PRESENTATIONS: Wednesday, April 27 or Thursday, April 28, 2016
The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities (SIG-AH) and the Special Interest Group for Visualization, Images, & Sound (SIG-VIS) are seeking previously unpublished papers for a Master’s and a PhD student research paper award. Finalists will be invited to present their research at the Second Virtual Symposium on Information and Technology in the Arts and Humanities (April 27 and 28) and winners will receive a Best Student Paper award and $500 cash prize. Finalist presentations and papers will be archived with other material from the event and published in a formal 2016 Symposium Proceedings. (more…)
Authors are invited to submit paper abstracts (up to 1500 words); poster, panel, demonstration, workshop, dissertation (PhD forum) and student showcase abstracts (up to 750 words) to the conference Libraries In the Digital Age (LIDA) which will be held at the University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia, 13-17 June 2016. (more…)
Call for Papers
BOBCATSSS: January 27-29, 2016
Deadline for abstract submission: September 15 2015
BOBCATSSS 2016 explores the main theme of Information, Libraries, and Democracy through several key topics: The Role of Libraries in Democratic Cultures, Intellectual Freedom and Censorship, Libraries, Open Access and Open Data, and Protecting Privacy. (more…)
Where to study?
Information Science and Library Science across Europe
Date: Thursday, April 16, 4:00pm-5:00pm (GMT+1)
Start in London: 4 pm
Start in Berlin, Düsseldorf etc: 5 pm
There are lot of places across Europe for students to study Information Science and /or Library Science. This webinar is part of the series “Information Science and Library Science across Europe”, where representatives from schools and universities present themselves as study and research hub and give an overview of their activities. Students can get directly in touch with professors and researchers and ask questions about research activities and lectures. This time, we invited Ernesto Priego from the City University in London (UK) and Sergej Sizov from the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (D).
This webinar is also a good opportunity for researchers and professors to get in touch with each other. (more…)
Dear ASIS&T friends,
The third ASIS&T European Workshop in takes place in Osijek 2015, May 22 – 23. After submission process and review we have the following conference program: http://web.ffos.hr/aew2015/en/program.php.
As organizers we would like to invite you to participate in this event.
CONFERENCE PROGRAM: http://web.ffos.hr/aew2015/en/program.php
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: http://web.ffos.hr/aew2015/en/registracija.php
DATE AND LOCATION: May 22 – 23, 2015 at the University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
Department of Information Sciences of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek
European Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology
See you in Osijek!