[Asis-l] Take advantage of the Leadership Development Program at ASIST Annual Meeting 2005 in Charlotte
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To all ASIST members,
The ASIST Leadership Development Session is offered free at the Annual
Conference. Time is Sunday, October 30, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Check the box on
your registration form to sign up.
See you there!
ASIST Leadership Development Chair
ASIST Leadership Development Program for 2005:
"Keeping on the same page: simply working together and making your group
effective and productive"
You will learn about new and tried and true collaboration tools to help with
your ASIST activities as well as other professional projects.
The speakers are Anita S. Coleman and Yin Zhang. Dr. Coleman is Assistant
Professor, School of Information Resources & Library Science, University of
Arizona, Tucson AZ. Dr. Zhang is Associate Professor, Kent State University
School of Library and Information Science, Kent OH.
Anita Sundaram Coleman is an Assistant Professor in the School of
Information Resources & Library Science at the University of Arizona,
Tucson, which she joined in 2001. Anita loves blogs and wikis and has been
playing with them since the 90s. During her leadership as Chair in 2002,
the AZ chapter of ASIST experimented with three types of software for
virtual community building one of which was the usemod wiki
<http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl>. Anita is the author of ASC Online
<http://radio.weblogs.com/0109575/>, a weblog of Information Science &
Technology education and mentoring for LIS graduates. She also uses Movable
Type, another blogging software, to maintain the SIRLS Learning Showcase
<http://rani.sir.arizona.edu/~sirls/mt/> where student projects from her
courses are published on the web. Another synergistic activity which Anita
established in 2002 is the first open access archive for LIS, the Digital
Library of Information Science and Technology, DLIST
(http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/>. An open access aggregator DL-Harvest
<http://dlharvest.sir.arizona.edu> is a part of DLIST.
Yin Zhang is served as the Communications Officer for SIG III -
International Information Issues - 2001-2004 and Chair 2004-2005. SIG III
was SIG of the year for 2001 and 2002. As SIG III's Communications Officer
and Chair, Yin Zhang has edited and published three issues of SIG III
Newsletter every year since 2001, with a total of 12 issues so far. During
her tenure as the group's Chair, SIG III has successfully carried out
several major projects. As the webmaster of the group's website
(http://www.asis.org/SIG/SIGIII/), Yin Zhang redesigned the group's website
and has been maintaining it since 2001. The website won the SIG
Publication-of-the-Year Award for 2003. In addition, she has maintained the
group's listserv for four years since 2001.
Yin has also been active in her local ASIST Chapter, NORASIST (Northern Ohio
Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology),
since 1999. She won the Chapter Member-of-the-Year Award for 2003.
Another synergistic activity which Anita also established in 2002 is the
first open access archive for LIS, the Digital Library of Information
Science and Technology, DLIST (http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/>. An open
access aggregator DL-Harvest <http://dlharvest.sir.arizona.edu> is a part of
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