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:   Bhakti Gala for the paper on "Blogs, Bloggers and Scholarly Publications" (INDIA)
  • Second Place Winner: Muhammad Javed Iqbal for the paper entittled "Scholars' Perceptions about HEC Library Resources and Services: A Quantitative Study of User Satisfaction" (PAKISTAN)

The principal authors of each of the winning papers will be awarded a two-year individual membership to ASIS&T. In addition, the first placwinner will be awarded a minimum of $1,000 to attend the 2014 ASIS&T annual meeting in Seattle, WA (USA).

The first place paper will be considered for publication by Taylor & Francis' International Information and Library Review (IILR).

We thank the jurors for the 2014 competition: Maqsood Shaheen (Chair), Fatih Oguz (Member), and Alma Rivera (Member).

We also thank Routledge/Taylor & Francis for their support of this program. 


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