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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
Filed Under: SIG-III

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

Just a quick note to announce the 2008-2009 Officers:

Chair: Aaron Bowen

Co-chair: Jonathan Levitt

Chair-elect: Kate Johnson

Co-chair elect: Daniel Alemneh

Immediate Past Chair: Yunfei Du

Communications Officer: Masqood Shaheen

Treasurer: Bahaa El-Hadidy

Program Chair: Ajit Pyati

SIG-III Blog Administrator: Aaron Bowen...

Posted: Friday, November 14, 2008 - 2:34pm
Category: SIG-III news
Filed Under: SIG-III



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Posted: Friday, September 19, 2008 - 2:12pm
Category: Asia
Filed Under: Baidu Google Yahoo

ASIS&T logo

The following is a list of events that SIG-III has sponsored or co-sponsored for the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Columbus, OH, October 24-29, 2008.

Monday, October 27, 3:30 PM:

Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 9:24am
Filed Under: SIG-III

SIG-III logo

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The American Society for Information Science &...

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2008 - 11:58am

A manuscript from Timbuktu

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Not many outside central Africa are familiar with them, but...

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2008 - 11:52am
Category: Africa


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