[Asis-l] NJ-ASIS&T Distinguished Lectureship Award
jjeng at clarion.edu
Fri Sep 4 20:50:06 EDT 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Brunswick, NJ (September 4, 2009): The New Jersey Chapter of the
American Society for Information Science & Technology (NJ/ASIS&T) is
pleased to honor Dr. Nicholas J. Belkin with its Distinguished
Dr. Belkin, at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and
Information, is scheduled to speak on Friday, September 25 at 2:00 PM.
His lecture, entitled “Personalizing Support for Interaction with
Information," will be held at the Lecture Hall, Scholarly Communication
Center, located on the fourth floor of the Alexander Library at Rutgers
University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The award ceremony and lecture will be preceded by a reception and
light refreshments at 1:00 PM in the Scholarly Communication Center.
The event is free and all are welcome to join us in honoring Dr. Belkin
for his outstanding commitment to teaching and invaluable contributions
to Information Science.
In addition to teaching at Rutgers University’s School of Communication
and Information, Dr. Belkin is the author of numerous articles on
topics such as information retrieval, human information behavior, and
human-computer interaction. He has presented at nearly 200 conferences
throughout the United States, Great Britain, and Europe.
Dr. Belkin is also past President of the American Society for
Information Science & Technology, which bestowed him with its
prestigious Award of Merit in 2003, its Award for Excellence in
Research in Information Science in 1997, and its Outstanding
Information Science Teacher Award in 1990.
Dr. Belkin also serves on the Editorial Board for Information
Processing and Management and Information Retrieval.
He has been a member of the American Society for Information Science
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society for Information Science
& Technology established the Distinguished Lectureship Award in 1985 to
honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the field
of information science.
Contact: Judy Jeng, Ph.D., Program Chair / Chair-Elect
New Jersey Chapter, American Society for Information Science &
E-mail: jjeng at clarion.edu
Judy Jeng, Ph. D.
Dept. of Library Science
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214
jjeng at clarion.edu
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