Welcome to the ASIS&T Digital Library
An online collection created to foster the study and practice of information science. The ASIS&T Digital Library consists of regularly published journals and annual publications from The Association for Information Science and Technology, an association of information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.
What is this all about?
The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, a fully refereed, scholarly and technical periodical, has been published continuously since 1950. Edited by Blaise Cronin, Indiana University, JASIST publishes reports of research and development in a wide range of subjects and applications in information science and technology. It serves as a forum for new research in information transfer and communication processes in general, and in the context of recorded knowledge in particular.
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology comprehensively reviews and synthesizes yearly trends in the different branches of information science. ARIST ceased publication in 2012.
Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, is the bi-monthly newsletter with developments and issues affecting the field, pragmatic management reports, opinion pieces, and news of people and events in the information science community.
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meetings printed continuously since 1963, contains the contributed papers presented at the annual meetings. Information Today, Inc. publishes the print Proceedings each year for ASIST.
Current JASIST Issue
- The extraction of community structures from publication networks to support ethnographic observations of field differences in scientific communication
- Published online on Sep 10, 2013
- Characteristics of retracted open access biomedical literature: A bibliographic analysis
- Published online on Sep 17, 2013
- Toward a model of collaborative information behavior in organizations
- Published online on Oct 09, 2013
- Making sense of digital traces: An activity theory driven ontological approach
- Published online on Sep 20, 2013
- The intellectual characteristics of the information field: Heritage and substance
- Published online on Oct 18, 2013
Featured JASIST Article
- Bias in peer review
- Published online on Dec 10, 2012
Society News and Highlights
It's official! The American Society for Information Science and Technology is now the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).
NEW! The 76th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology "Beyond the Cloud: Rethinking Information Boundaries" -- November 1-6, 2013, Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Register now! Click here. For a complete list of conferences, please visit the ASIST conference page for more information.
ASIS&T offers a variety of webinars over a broad range of topics, both forthcoming and archived. Click here to sign-up today!
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