Hello everyone,

Yes, I realize I'm very early with this message, but enough has been going on over the past week that I want to share it with you all now.

The most important piece of news is that we have three winners for the International Paper Contest. Please congratulate Muhammad Rafiq, Muhammad Arif, and Saima Kanwal on their winning papers! I have...

Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 11:33am
Category: SIG-III news
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Muhammed Rafiq

SIG-III is pleased to announce two winners for the 2009 International Paper Contest. The first place award goes to Muhammad Rafiq (pictured above), from Pakistan, who will be awarded a two-year membership to ASIS&T, as well as funding to travel to this year...

Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 2:53pm
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ASIS&T 2009 meeting logo

SIG/III will sponsor or co-sponsor four panels at the 2009 Annual Meeting:

* Free Access to Computers and the Internet at Public Libraries: International Reflections on Outcomes and...

Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 2:07pm
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Just a quick announcement that InfoShare Officer Sarah Emmerson and myself have created...

Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 1:48pm
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Ajit Pyati

SIG-III's Ajit Pyati (above) has just published an article titled "Public library revitalization in India: Hopes, challenges, and new visions" in First Monday. Here is the abstract:

With India's growing economy and status as an emerging world...

Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 1:47pm
Category: Asia
Filed Under: ICT, India, telecenters

Greetings everyone,

I just wanted to take a moment to update you all about what has been going on in SIG-III for the past two months. I (Aaron) have been working on the SIG-III website, examining each of the site’s pages for currency and focus. I’m pleased to announce that I’ve completed my refresh of the website, and each page that required revision (which translated to every page on...

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009 - 11:29am
Category: SIG-III news
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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 tenth competition for papers to be submitted for the 2009 Annual Meeting, which will take place in Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6 -11, 2009.

The theme of this year’s paper contest is: "Thriving on Diversity...

Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2009 - 3:35pm

Book by sculptor Walter Kirtland Hancock

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The following announcement comes from the...

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2009 - 11:14am


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My friend and colleague Karine Barzilai-Nahon recently...

Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 3:04pm
Category: Globalization

InfoShare, a program sponsored by SIG-III, awards one-year ASIS&T memberships to information professionals in developing countries for whom the cost of membership would be a financial burden. InfoShare increases awareness of the importance of international cooperation, facilitates and enhances communication and interaction among ASIS&T members and colleagues worldwide, and provides a...

Posted: Monday, December 15, 2008 - 10:46am
Category: SIG-III news