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SI researchers get best ASIS&T paper

October 29, 2010

Beth St. Jean, Soo Young Rieh, Elaine Toms (conference co-cochair), and Ji Yeon Yang

Beth St. Jean, Soo Young Rieh,
Elaine Toms (conference co-cochair), and Ji Yeon Yang

Associate Professor Soo Young Rieh and doctoral students Yong-Mi Kim, Ji Yeon Yang, and Beth St. Jean received the 2010 American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Best Paper Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Pittsburgh on Oct. 26. Their paper, “A Diary Study of Credibility Assessment in Everyday Life Information Activities on the Web: Preliminary Findings,” appeared in the Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 2010.

This was the first year that ASIS&T made the Best Paper Award to recognize the best research paper presented at its conference.

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Veinot’s paper takes the ASIS&T prize

September 22, 2009

Assistant Professor Tiffany Veinot’s paper, “‘A Lot of People Didn’t Have a Chance to Support Us Because We Never Told Them…’: Stigma Management, Information Poverty and HIV/AIDS Information/Help Networks,” has won the annual Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award from the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). The paper was selected by the ASIS&T Special Interest Group on Information Needs, Seeking and Use. Veinot will receive the award at the ASIS&T conference in Vancouver in November.


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