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.
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 2:06pm
If you are attending ASIS&T 2012 in Baltimore, please join us for the following SIG-III Events:
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:58pm
The paper from the SIG III Social Media squad discusses about the growing reliance on social media among scholars, and how SIG-III's active online and social media presence further contribute to engage the broader ASIS&T community
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:23pm
InfoShare, a program sponsored by SIG III, awards one-year ASIST memberships to information professionals in developing countries for whom the cost of membership would be a financial burden. This paper provides detail information about the InfoShare program and analyse its impact and contribution interms of introducing ASIS&T to numerous information professionals around the world.
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:01pm
"If I have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Issac Newton
In preparation of the 75th ASIS&T Anniversary and 30th Anniversary of SIG-III, Daniel Alemneh, Chair of SIG-III, interviewed SIG-III founders and pioneers Toni Carbo and Michel Menou in September 2012.
It is very fitting to open our interview (our "Cofounders Reflections...
Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:15pm
As part of the celebration of the 75th ASIS&T and 30th SIG-III anniversaries, we are putting together this special publication. Well, an anniversary is symbolic, but there is a very real feeling to it that makes us reflect on a variety of issues, including where we have been, and of course, maintaining the legacy of the SIG-III and shaping its futur. In this regard, current and past SIG-...
Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:10pm
To celebrate the official launch of ASIS&T SIG III's Twitter account (@sig3i), this month we conducted a random draw among our Twitter followers. We are pleased to announce that the winner of our draw and recipient of the $50 Amazon.com gift card is Isabella Peters (@Isabella83) from Heinrich-Heine-Universität Duesseldorf in Germany...
Posted: Monday, July 23, 2012 - 10:15am
SIG-III is pleased to announce winners for the 2012 (or 13th) International Paper Contest. This year we received 14 papers from all-across Asia and Africa. The first place award goes to Muhammad Sajid Mirza AND Dr. Khalid Mahmood, both from Pakistan. Their paper is titled “Electronic resources and services in Pakistani university libraries: A survey of users' satisfaction.” As principal author...
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 1:09pm
We've published the SIG-III May 2012 Newsletter: http://www.asis.org/SIG/SIGIII/drupal/newsletter. Here’s what is inside the May issue of SIG-III Newsletter: a message from the chair of SIG-III Daniel Gelaw Alemneh, a full recap of the SIG-III Business meeting and other activities, 2012 Infoshare...
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 4:20pm
To encourage and facilitate international informational exchanges via Twitter among ASIS&T members, SIG-III has launched a new Twitter account: @sig3i
Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 8:15pm