Author Archives: Diane Rasmussen Pennington

About Diane Rasmussen Pennington

Dr. Diane Rasmussen Pennington is, among other things, the Social Media Manager of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

ALISE 2015: Breaking down silos, pouring coffee

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the ALISE 2015 conference in Chicago. ALISE is the Association for Library and Information Science Education. Its members are LIS faculty members, and the research presented mostly focuses on issues related to … Continue reading

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On webinars on webinars

How many of you know about ASIS&T’s webinar program? The association provides a wide range of webinars. Most webinars are free for ASIS&T’s members, and they are archived so you can view them at any time. With our webinars, you … Continue reading

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ASIS&T Web Site and Branding Project Status Update

Please see the message below from Kevin Hoffman from Seven Heads Design about the status of our web redesign project. You can view our progress at any time by visiting http://root.asist.org. If you have any comments or questions about the … Continue reading

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ASIS&T’s new website is up!

It’s a soft launch in beta, but it’s up! Check it out at http://root.asist.org!!! This website is the culmination of over four years of work for me. When Linda Smith was president, she asked me to chair the Webinar Task … Continue reading

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Place-as-information: Lessons from The Big Easy

#asist2014 is almost here! I can’t wait to see everyone! But first, I had to go to a conference before the conference, which perhaps gives new meaning to the term “pre-conference.” I’m writing this from a coffee shop in New … Continue reading

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Help Shape the Future of ASIS&T!

Posted on behalf of Sandy Hirsh. –Diane Rasmussen Pennington, Social Media Manager As incoming ASIS&T President, one of my major initiatives this year is strategic planning for the association. With the ongoing changes to our field, the range of choices … Continue reading

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Web Redesign Update: Groups and SIGs and Chapters, oh my!

Hello ASIS&T! Once again, the Web Redesign Task Force needs your input. Those of us who have been involved with ASIS&T for a while might recognize that we have a bit of an “alphabet soup” when it comes to our … Continue reading

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Web Presence Update: Do you favor a favicon?

The Web Presence Task Force is really excited about the work that @SevenHeadsDesign continues to do for our website redesign! We’re still on track to launch the new site design at the Annual Meeting in November, but we’ll post some … Continue reading

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Web Presence Update: Logos, Personas, and Pillars

ASIS&T’s staff members and the Web Presence Task Force remain very busy on the Web redesign front. As chair, I wanted to share some updates and get some feedback from our members and readers. I’ll start with our two visual … Continue reading

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ASIS&T’s Web Presence: Upgrades and Redesigns

Today’s post updates you on ASIS&T’s recent happenings surrounding our website: a server upgrade as well as progress toward a new visual identity and virtual presence. What happened to the Web server? Good news! The asist.org web server underwent a … Continue reading

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