The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) has published the biographies and position statements for the eight candidates who are standing in this year’s election. Voting will open soon, with the results to be announced in July.
Amongst the names of nominees is my own. I am proud to have been nominated for the position of Director-at-large.
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Between 2009 and 2012 I led the implementation of the UK’s Library and Information Science Research Coalition. The broad mission of the Coalition was to facilitate a coordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science (LIS) research across the UK, strengthening links between LIS researchers and LIS practitioners, and between research and practice. This was achieved through the activities of the Coalition as a whole, and its ‘daughter’ projects: Developing Research Excellence and Methods (DREaM), and the two-part Research in Librarianship Impact Evaluation Study. Continue reading
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Flying from Toronto to St Louis
After a busy few days in Ontario, Canada – during which I contributed to a research symposium at McMaster University on
UK efforts to build a UK-wide network of library and information science researchers, ran a workshop on promoting research using social media for McMaster PhD students, and delivered a colloquium paper on the work of the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition and its lasting impact at the University of Toronto – I am now in St Louis, Missouri in the US for ASIST 2015. The conference proper started on Sunday afternoon (following two days of pre-conference seminars and workshops), and runs until Tuesday evening. Continue reading
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The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) takes place between 6th and 10 November this year in St Louis, Missouri, USA.
I’m pleased to be working as a member of the conference programme committee alongside
Lisa Given of Charles Sturt University (conference chair), Heather O’Brien of the University of British Columbia and Alison Brettle of Salford University (panel co-chairs), and Lynn Westbrook of the University of Texas and Michael Khoo of Drexel University (poster co-chairs).
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