The ASIS&T International Information Issues Special Interest Group (SIG III) is pleased to announce that for 2007 they will be able to sponsor a group of deserving information science PhD and Masters students who STUDY and RESIDE in developing countries for complimentary ASIS&T memberships.
SIG III solicit nominations of student candidates for the InfoShare Student Membership Award. Please send recommendations of deserving students to Vika Kravchyna (firstname.lastname@example.org ). Please include a Curriculum Vitae (or equivalent) and a brief description of why this person is deserving of membership, including their willingness to promote ASIS&T within their networks. Awardees will be decided by a vote of the SIG III officers at the end of 2006.Each membership award will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year if the new member proves to be a strong advocate for ASIS&T in their home country during the course of the year.
Awardees will be asked to submit a report on their activities by next year Annual Meeting, which may include, but are not limitedto: - sharing ASIS&T publications that you receive (the Bulletin of ASIS&T and JASIS&T) with other colleagues - promoting the SIG-III paper contest among your colleagues - serving as a contact/coordinator for ASIS&T members traveling to your area who may be able to speak about ASIS&T and information science- sponsoring lectures on information science topics in your area on behalf of ASIS&T - organize student chapters and keep in touch with other student chapters around the worldWe look forward to welcoming new members to ASIS&T from across the globe, with your help.
Please start thinking about student candidates among your networks and send your nominations to Vika Kravchyna (email@example.com ).
Deadline for all nominations is December 15, 2006.