Infoshare

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. Read on to learn more about the program or take a look at the InfoShare Recipients.

  1. How can I nominate someone for an InfoShare award?

    Send nominee name and contact information (address, FAX, email) to the InfoShare Coordinators. Include a brief statement describing why the nominee should receive an InfoShare award. Include your name and contact information.

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  2. How can I support an InfoShare award?

    Any individual, group, or institution can sponsor a recipient or contribute to the pooled fund; ASIST membership is not required of sponsors nor are sponsors required to work under the auspices of any institution to contribute to the InfoShare program. You can also support the annual fundraising drive by donating an auction item.

    Contact the InfoShare Coordinators for additional information.

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  3. How can someone become an InfoShare award recipient?

    Recipients are nominated by SIG III members but any ASIST member, Chapter, or SIG, may recommend an individual for nomination.

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  4. How do I subscribe or unsubscribe from a Mailing List/Listserv.

    To subscribe or view prior postings

    To unsubscribe:
    1. Visit your subscription page at: http://mail.asis.org/mailman/options/sigiii-l/your_email_address   
      For example, if your list delivery address is msmith@yahoo.com, the URL to access your subscription page should be: http://mail.asis.org/mailman/options/sigiii-l/msmith@yahoo.com
       
    2. On the subscription page, type your password to unsubscribe. 
      If you forget your password, click "Email My Password to Me" button to have your password emailed to you. 

    To post a message to sigiii-l:

    • Send your message to sigiii-l@asis.org Please note that address is all lower case and attachments will NOT be processed.

    Please contact the SIG III Communication Officer, if you have any questions regarding the sigiii-l listserv.

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  5. How do I use the SIG III listserv and website

    To post a message to sigiii-l: 
    Send your message to sigiii-l@asis.org Please note that address is all lower case and attachments will NOT be processed. 

    To subscribe or view prior postings 
    Visit the page http://mail.asis.org/mailman/listinfo/sigiii-l 

    To unsubscribe: 
    Step 1. Visit your subscription page at:
    http://mail.asis.org/mailman/options/sigiii-l/your_email_address 

    For example, if your list delivery address is msmith@yahoo.com, the URL to access your subscription page should be: http://mail.asis.org/mailman/options/sigiii-l/msmith@yahoo.com 

    Step 2. On the subscription page, type your password to unsubscribe. 
    If you forget your password, click "Email My Password to Me" button to have your password emailed to you. 

    Please contact the SIG III Communication Officer, Masqood Shaheen (shaheenma [at] gmail.com), if you have any questions regarding the sigiii-l listserv.

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  6. How does SIG III support InfoShare?

    SIG III holds two major fund raising events, a silent auction and a raffle, during the International Reception at the ASIST Annual Meeting. SIG III solicits InfoShare donations throughout the year. SIG III strives for fairness in selection and equity geographic distribution of awardees.

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  7. How is the Program funded?

    The Program is funded by mainly two sources: The silent auction and raffle, which take place at the International Reception at the Conference, which will continue thanks to the generosity of Elsevier Publishers. The generous donations of ASIST individual members, Chapters and SIGs.

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  8. When are InfoShare memberships awarded?

    Memberships may be awarded throughout the year depending upon availability of funds.

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  9. Who can become a recipient of an InfoShare award?

    Recipients must reside in a country where there is no ASIST chapter. Recipients may be practitioners or researchers. Recipients may be International students enrolled in information science programs and nearing completion of their studies and preparing to return to their home country.

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  10. Why is InfoShare important?

    InfoShare increases awareness of the importance of international cooperation, facilitates and enhances communication and interaction among ASIST members and colleagues worldwide, and provides a forum for exploration and discussion of international information issues.

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