SIGHFIS the Special Interest Group on the History and Foundations of Information Science of ASIS&T, the American Society for Information Association & Technology. For more on the ASIS&T SIGS and their functions see http://www.asis.org/sigschapters.html.
SIG/HFIS encourages and supports work on the history and theoretical development of information science. It serves as a forum for the interaction of all fields of study that have the potential for increasing understanding of the history, theories, fundamental concepts, and models of information science. (Adopted 1995 when the SIG took on its present name).
Officers (Current October 2012-October 2013)
Chair: Sarah Buchanan, University of California, Los Angeles (recent graduate of)
Chair Elect: Lai Ma, Indiana University, Bloomington
Secretary: Emma Zhang
Immediate Past Chair: Kathryn La Barre, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Other SIG positions:
Webmaster: Thomas Haigh (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee).
Communications: Jonathan Furner (University of California, Los Angeles)