Run annually by SIG-III, the International Paper Contest is a contest to which information professionals from developing countries can submit pieces of research not exceeding 5000 words which they have done.Up to six (6) winners are selected in each annual contest. The prize for each winner is a two-year individual membership in ASIS&T. In the case of multiple authors, the principal...

Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 4:56pm
Filed Under: 2011 paper contest

The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce its eleventh competition for papers to be submitted for the 2011 Annual Meeting, which will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7-12, 2011. ( http://www.asis....

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 7:09pm


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I'd like to take a moment to alert our community about...

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 5:56pm
Filed Under: conferences

Greetings everyone,

I would like to announce a change to the SIG-III Blog: it has moved.  The new address is

Due to server hosting changes at NEASIST, the SIG-III Blog has moved to its new location.  Please update your...

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 4:16pm
Category: SIG-III news

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I'm with the hamsters -- we have reason to celebrate! I'm glad to announce...

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2009 - 5:34pm
Category: SIG-III news

ICTs and Development: An International Workshop for Theory, Practice, & Policy. 11-12 March 2010 | New Delhi.

Unpublished, original empirical papers are invited for the forthcoming international workshop on ICTs and Development: An International Workshop for Theory, Practice, & Policy to be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New...

Posted: Monday, August 24, 2009 - 9:21am
Category: Development/ICT
Filed Under: India ICT

Party food

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This year’s International Reception will be held on Monday, November 9, 2009, at 8pm. At the...

Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 4:05pm
Category: SIG-III news


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The SIG-III Officers are pleased to announce the publication of the July, 2009 edition of the...

Posted: Tuesday, August 4, 2009 - 2:00pm
Category: SIG-III news
Filed Under: SIG-III newsletter

It's a little over a month old, but I've not yet posted about the following report by Bruce Etling, John Kelly, Rob Faris, and John Palfrey, so I will do so now. It is titled Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere: Politics, Culture, and Dissent, and is published by Harvard's Berkman Center for the Internet...

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 10:53am
Category: Blogosphere

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Ken Banks at IT World...

Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 3:48pm
Category: Uncategorized