[Asist-announce] JASIST & Bulletin TOCs, Election and Webinars

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Mon Jun 6 13:24:13 EDT 2011

June JASIST TOC and June/July BULLETIN TOC are below.  This issue of JASIST
includes the first “Advances in Information Science,” the series that was
established as the successor to the Annual Review of Information Science and
Technology (ARIST). Miles Efron contributes an authoritative overview of
problems raised in the emerging field of microblog information retrieval,
identifying the most significant challenges that face designers of search
engines for microblog environments.
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ELECTION candidates’ statements and brief bios are posted at
http://www.asis.org/elections/candidates.html.  Voting instructions will be
mailed and e-mailed shortly to all eligible to vote, with username and a
unique password (your normal ASIST password will NOT work).

President-elect for the 2012 ASIS&T administrative year:
- Candidates are Barbara Kwasnik and Andrew Dillon.

Directors-at-Large for the 2012-2014 administrative years (two Directors to
be elected):
- Candidates are Sandra Hirsh, Jens-Erik Mai, Diane Neal, and John Unsworth.

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WEBINARS ASIST has offered are at http://www.asis.org/Conferences/webinars/.
Many are free for ASIS&T members, others have a minimal charge. Several
topics suggested in a recent survey are available. 

At the same site is a free video of the first ASIS&T Lecture series, From
Intervention Informatics to Prevention Informatics presented by Dr.
Sherrilynne Fuller, hosted by the University of Kentucky 
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[To access JASIST, Bulletin or Proceedings in the ASIS&T Digital Library,
log in to the ASISAT site as a member, the continue to the DL after clicking
OK on the welcome screen]
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BULLETIN, June/July 2011, Vol. 37, No. 5


Full Text: PDF
http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Jun-11/Bulletin_JunJul11_Final.pdf (Size:

  SPECIAL SECTION: Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP)  

RDAP2:  First Impressions by Joseph Hourclé

RDAP2:  Session by Session by Joseph Hourclé

Counterpoint | RDAP2:  Need for IA and LIS Expertise a Noticeable Theme by
Melissa Weaver


Opinion | Whose Role Is It Anyway?:  A Library Practitioner's Appraisal of
the Digital Data Deluge by Marisa L. Ramirez

Has the Revolution in Scholarly Communication Lived Up to Its Promise?
by Trudi Bellardo Hahn, Mariann Burright and Heidi Nickisch Duggan

Embracing Lossy:  Sacrificing Metadata to Gain Agility by James Powell,
Tamara M. McMahon and Linn Collins

2010, Year of Cataloging Research in Review by Jimmie Lundgren

Data, Information, Knowledge:  The Emerging Field of Health Informatics by
Prudence W. Dalrymple

Information Overload, Reloaded by Nathaniel Davis




Information Science as Knowledge Translation by Alex Garnett


President's Page by Linda C. Smith

Editor's Desktop by Irene Travis

Inside ASIS&T
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JASIST Current Volume  Volume 62 Issue 6 (June 2011)

Advances in Information Science (page 995). Jonathan Furner

Advances in Information Science
Information search and retrieval in microblogs (pages 996–1008), Miles Efron
Research Articles
Decision criteria in digital preservation: What to measure and how (pages
1009–1028), Christoph Becker and Andreas Rauber 

Affiliation disambiguation for constructing semantic digital libraries
(pages 1029–1041), Yong Jiang, Hai-Tao Zheng, Xinmin Wang, Binggan Lu and
Kaihua Wu

A material history of bits (pages 1042–1057), Jean-François Blanchette

The nature of historical representation on Wikipedia: Dominant or alterative
historiography? (pages 1058–1065), Brendan Luyt

Understanding the effect of social networks on user behaviors in
community-driven knowledge services (pages 1066–1074), Minhyung Kang,
Byoungsoo Kim, Peter Gloor and Gee-Woo Bock

Social media and migration: Virtual community 2.0 (pages 1075–1086), Lee

A context-based investigation into source use by information seekers (pages
1087–1104), Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Yunjie (Calvin) Xu and Danny C.C. Poo

Multinationals on the web: Cultural similarities and differences in
English-language and Chinese-language website designs (pages 1105–1117),
Hui-Jung Chang

Variations between subjects in the extent to which the social sciences have
become more interdisciplinary (pages 1118–1129), Jonathan M. Levitt, Mike
Thelwall and Charles Oppenheim

Open access and Scopus: A new approach to scientific visibility from the
standpoint of access (pages 1130–1145), Sandra Miguel, Zaida
Chinchilla-Rodriguez and Félix de Moya-Anegón

How to evaluate universities in terms of their relative citation impacts:
Fractional counting of citations and the normalization of differences among
disciplines (pages 1146–1155), Loet Leydesdorff and Jung C. Shin

Inequality of publishing performance and international collaboration in
physics (pages 1156–1165), Mu-Hsuan Huang, Muh-Chyun Tang and Dar-Zen Chen

Determining inventor status and its effect on knowledge diffusion: A study
on nanotechnology literature from China, Russia, and India (pages
1166–1176), Xuan Liu, Siddharth Kaza, Pengzhu Zhang and Hsinchun Chen

Re-ranking question search results by clustering questions (pages
1177–1187), Yunbo Cao, Huizhong Duan, Chin-Yew Lin and Yong Yu

Discovering latent topical structure by second-order similarity analysis
(pages 1188–1207), Timothy Cribbin

Brief Communications
A theoretical approach to the unification of informetric models by wave-heat
equations (pages 1208–1211), Fred Y. Ye

Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know (pages 1212–1213), Diane
Rasmussen Neal

Richard B. Hill
Executive Director
American Society for Information Science and Technology
rhill at asis.org
(301) 495-0900
rhill at asis.org

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