InfoShare Awards for 2015

On behalf of all our fellow officers of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), we are pleased to announce the winners of the InfoShare awards for 2015.

Nominations for ASIS&T SIG-III InfoShare Membership Award II -- LIS Professionals

The ASIS&T International Information Issues Special Interest Group (SIG-III) is pleased to announce that for 2015 we will be able to sponsor another group of deserving information professionals from developing countries for complimentary ASIS&T memberships (the financial burden of which would otherwise be prohibitive). We are soliciting nominations of candidates for the InfoShare Membership Award.

Nominations for ASIS&T SIG-III InfoShare Membership Award I -- Students

The ASIS&T International Information Issues Special Interest Group (SIG-III) is pleased to announce that for 2015 we will be able to sponsor another group of deserving information professionals from developing countries for complimentary ASIS&T memberships (the financial burden of which would otherwise be prohibitive). We are soliciting nominations of candidates for the InfoShare Membership Award. The award will be given to master and/or PhD students.

Silent Auction at International Reception - ASIS&T 2014

The international reception will be held on Monday, November 3rd at 8pm in conjunction with a silent auction and a raffle, two major SIG-III fundraising activities. Contribute to the silent auction by bringing international items that can be auctioned. These can be given to anyone from SIG III for the auction.

Announcement of the 2014 ASIS&T Sig-III InfoShare Award

The ASIS&T International Information Issues Special Interest Group (SIG-III) is pleased to announce that for 2014 we will be able to sponsor another group of deserving information professionals from developing countries for complimentary ASIS&T memberships (the financial burden of which would otherwise be prohibitive).

We are soliciting nominations of candidates for the InfoShare Membership Award. The award will be given to students (master and/or PhD) and professionals.  

2013 InforShare Award Winners

We are proud to announce the winners of the InfoShare membership award for 2013. This year we are able to support 7 professionals and students from 5 different countries.

Awardees:

  1. Janakiraman Amirthalingam
  2. Mahmood Khosrowjerdi
  3. Yared Mammo
  4. Ibrahim Ramjaun
  5. Teklemichael T. Wordofa
  6. Fatima Zahra
  7. Maryam Zakerhamidi

SIG-III 2012 Business Meeting Minutes

Below are minutes from the 2012 SIG-III business meeting in Baltimore last month. This was such a great meeting! They are pretty thorough and I think Shimelis did a remarkable job in capturing the spirit and content of the meeting as the recorder. But please let him know if we missed any significant details or misconstrued anything.

 

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