[Asis-l] Congratulations to Winners of the 2007 ASIST SIG III International Paper Contest

Muhammad Shafiq cyberarianpk at gmail.com
Tue May 22 01:11:08 EDT 2007

> Dear  Winners of the International Paper Contest *CONGRATULATIONS.* Keep
> it up please. Welcome to becoming a member of ASIS&T Family. Especially
> greetings to *Shampa Paul* and *Soumitra Sharma.*

I am going to attend SLA annual conference in Denver, USA. I will stay at
Denver from 1-8 June 2007. I will be pleased to meet you people if you are
going to attend the conference.


*Muhammad Shafiq*

*SLA** Fellow*

*SLA** B&F International *Travel Awardee 2006

*ASIS**&T SIG III InfoShare Membership Awardee 2007*

* *


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On 5/22/07, domole at worldbank.org <domole at worldbank.org> wrote:

It is my great pleasure to announce the results of the eighth International
> Paper Contest organized by the American Society for Information Science &
> Technology (ASIST) Special Interest Group on International Information
> Issues
> (SIG III). Thanks to Julian, Judy and their jury team for making it
> happen!
> Our six winners this year are:
> 1. Shampa Paul, India.
> "A case study of e-governance initiatives in India."
> 2. Soumitra Sharma, India.
> "Exploring best practices in public-private partnerships (ppp) in
> e-government
> through select Asian case-studies."
> 3. Rama Devi, India.
> "Towards promotion and dissemination of IK. A case of NIRD."
> 4. M.Masoom Raza Amar Nath, India.
> "Use of IT in University Libraries of Punjab, Chandigarh and Himachal
> Pradesh :
> A Comparative study."
> 5. Elsa Barber, Silvia Pisano, Sandra Romagnoli, Verónica Parsiale and
> Gabriela
> De Pedro y Carolina Gregui, Argentina.
> "User Interface of Web Opacs in Mercosur Member and Associate Countries."
> 6. Medha Joshi, India.
> "Digital resources for information accessibility at the point of care: an
> overview of Library Information System at Tata Memorial Hospital."
> The theme of this year?s contest was "Joining Research and Practice:
> Social
> Computing and Information Science."
> The principal authors of each of the six winning papers will be awarded a
> two-year individual membership to ASIST. In addition, the leading two
> winners,
> Shampa Paul and Soumitra Sharma will be awarded a minimum of $1,000 each
> to
> attend the October 18-25, 2007 ASIST Annual Meeting, in Milwaukee,
> Wisconsin.
> These winning papers and other submitted papers for the competition will
> be
> considered for publication by Elsevier's International Information and
> Library
> Review, which is edited by Toni Carbo.
> Thanks to the generous donations from participants of the October 6 2006
> Kenya
> Embassy Fundraiser, Elsevier, and many of our previous organization and
> individual donors. Your efforts have enabled us to continue with this
> International Contest. Further fundraising effort is underway and we
> welcome
> donations as well as entries to the ongoing raffle to support the contest.
> Updates will be provided periodically as we get closer to the conference.
> Congratulations to the winners!
> The Contest Committee worked really hard in selecting the winning papers.
> The
> paper contest was organized by Julian Warner (Chair) and Judy Jeng
> (co-Chair).
> The judges were:
> Julian Warner, The Queen's University of Belfast, School of Management and
> Economics. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
> Judy Jeng, New Jersey City University, Congressman Frank J. Guarini
> Library,
> Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.
> Yin Zhang, Kent State University, School of Library and Information
> Science,
> Kent, Ohio, USA.
> Yunfei Du, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
> We thank the jury members for their selfless effort and our donors for
> their
> compassion which makes it possible to develop and sustain this
> international
> network of digital scholars and experts on digital libraries and
> information
> technology in developing countries.
> More information about the paper competition is available from the SIG III
> website (http://www.asis.org/SIG/SIGIII/) under Paper Contest.
> Regards,
> Duncan Omole,
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Thanking You,

Muhammad Shafiq
DDH., DLSc. MLSc. MA Economics
SLA Fellow
ASIST InfoShare Membership Awardee

Information Resource Centre,
Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan
M-Floor, NIC Building, 63-Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad
Tel: 92-51-920 70 91-94  xt. 190
Fax: 92-51-920 60 15
Mobile: 92-333-521 61 65
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