It is not too early to start thinking about what you would like to donate to the silent auction held each year at SIG III’s International Reception. This event is always one of the...

Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:38pm
Category: SIG-III

We are delighted to announce that our 2014 Spring issue of the SIG III Newsletter is now out:

In this issue, you will find information about our long-standing...

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 7:43pm
Category: SIG-III news

The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce its 14th competition for papers to be submitted for the 2014 Annual Meeting,...

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 2:30am
Filed Under: 2014 paper contest

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...

Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013 - 3:55pm
Category: SIG-III news
Filed Under: Infoshare

Thanks to Daniel's great leadership, SIG III's 30th Anniversary Commemorative Publication won the 2013 SIG Publication of the Year Award!

Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:59pm


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:
Melody M. Madriad. A Study of Digital Curator Competencies: A...

Posted: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 5:23pm


SIG III: Getting Published in Reputable International Journals and Other Publications 
Webinar Date:  Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 11:30pm-12:30pm (EDT)


Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 7:22pm

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.


  1. Janakiraman Amirthalingam
  2. Mahmood Khosrowjerdi
  3. Yared Mammo
  4. Ibrahim Ramjaun
  5. Teklemichael T. Wordofa
  6. Fatima Zahra
  7. Maryam Zakerhamidi
Posted: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 4:33pm
Category: SIG-III news

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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Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 2:06pm
Category: SIG-III news

Dear all,

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
Category: SIG-III news