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 place winner 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.