[Sigiii-l] ASIST SIG III International Paper Contest Winners

Yin Zhang YINZHANG at slis.kent.edu
Tue Sep 10 22:40:43 EDT 2002

ASIST SIG III Announces Winners of the International Paper 

The American Society for Information Science & Technology 
(ASIST), International Information Issues Special Interest 
Group (SIG III), is pleased to announce top six winners of 
its third International Paper Contest: 

1.  Ji Lu (China)
Creating Special Literature Resource Databases in Western 
China Under a Digital Environment
2. Subbiah Arunachalam (India)
Information for research in developing countries - Information 
Technology, a friend or foe? 
3. Wang Jun (China)
A Knowledge Network Constructed by Integrating Classification, 
Thesaurus and Metadata in Digital Library 

4. Merlyna Lim (Indonesia)
 From War-net to Net-War: The Internet and Resistance Identities 
in Indonesia

5. Usha Mujoo-Munshi (India)
Building Digital Resources: Creating Facilities at INSA

6. Innocent I. Ekoja (Nigeria)
Farmers’ Access to Agricultural Information In Nigeria 

The theme of this year’s paper contest is "Knowledge, 
Connections and Communities: the developing world perspective." 
 The six winning papers were selected from forty-three papers 
received for this year’s competition. Each winner will be awarded 
a two-year individual membership in ASIST. In addition, the first 
place winner of the competition will also receive $1,000 travel 
grant to attend the 2002 ASIST Annual Conference in 
Philadelphia. These and other papers submitted in the competition 
will be considered for publication by the ASIST Bulletin and Elsevier's 
International Information and Library Review.

Congratulations to the winners!  We would like to take this 
opportunity to thank the ASIST Chapters and SIGs who 
contributed to funding the competition. Thanks also go to 
the judges for their hard work!  

More information about the paper competition and travel grant is 
available from the SIG III website at: 

Yin Zhang
ASIST SIG III Communication Officer 
School of Library and Information Science
Kent State University    Kent, OH 44242
Phone: (330) 672-0010;   Fax: (330) 672-7965
Email: yinzhang at slis.kent.edu

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