November Meeting

Please join us at our next RU ASIS&T meeting. We will discuss an upcoming Python programming workshop, career panel, and more. Bring your ideas! When: Tuesday, 11/3 @ 4pm Where: SC&I, Room 302 Questions? email miraidam@gmail.com or... read more

2015 Distinguished Lecturer

NJ ASIS&T and RU ASIS&T present the 2015 Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Michael Buckland – “Information Science Past and Future: A Personal View.” Please join us on Wednesday, May 13, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Rutgers Club, 199 College Avenue To RSVP, please fill out this... read more

Meeting & Officer Elections on November 12 @ noon

Please join us at the SCI Student Lounge on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 12pm EST or join remotely from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/726899965 2. Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP) for audio. You’ll sound best with a headset. You can also call in using your telephone. United States (Long distance): +1 (224) 649-0001 United States (Toll-free): 1 877 568 4106 Access Code: 726-899-965 Audio PIN: Shown after joining the session Not at your computer? Click the link to join this meeting from your iPhone®, iPad®, Android® or Windows Phone® device via the GoToMeeting app.... read more

Remote access to our meeting on Thursday, 10/2 @ 10am

RU ASIS&T Meeting Fall 2014 1. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone on Thu, Oct 2, 10:00 AM EDT https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/478276533 2. Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP) for audio. You’ll sound best with a headset. You can also call in using your telephone. United States (Toll-free): 1 877 309 2070 United States (Long distance): +1 (626) 521-0017 Access Code: 478-276-533 Audio PIN: Shown after joining the session Not at your computer? Click the link to join this meeting from your iPhone®, iPad®, Android® or Windows Phone® device via the GoToMeeting app.... read more

First Meeting of the Fall 2014 Semester

Please join us on October 2 at 10am in the SC&I Student Lounge (2nd Floor of SC&I Building) for our first RU ASIST meeting of the Fall semester.  MLIS students welcome! **Stay tuned for details on how to access the meeting remotely if you won’t be on campus that day. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!... read more

NJ & RU-ASIS&T Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Paul Kantor: May 14

Announcing our 2014 Distinguished Lecturer Event in partnership with NJ-ASIS&T: Dr. Paul Kantor “Micro-personalization- the Solution or the Problem?” Wednesday, May 14 2014, 5:00 p.m. Rutgers Club (199 College Ave) Kindly RSVP to http://njruasist.eventbrite.com   NJ ASIS&T in partnership with RU ASIS&T are hosting a distinguished lecture series featuring speaker Dr. Paul Kantor on Wednesday, May 14th from 5-7 p.m. at the Rutgers Club. Join us in celebrating Dr. Kantor’s career and entry into retirement as he delivers a brief lecture exploring the light and dark sides of search personalization, and offers a possible path forward. To this lecture, Dr. Kantor brings over 40 years of experience in information retrieval and evaluation of information systems, colored by a long line of service to the Rutgers community and information science community at large. The lecture series will be followed by a Q&A period and a reception honoring Dr. Kantor’s career and distinguished professorship at Rutgers University. We hope you can join.... read more

First Meeting for Spring 2014

Our first RU ASIS&T meeting will be this Monday, February 10 at 5PM in the second floor Student Lounge, SCI building. The lounge has been reserved and pizza will be served! Looking forward to having you join us on Monday! read more

Website

We will be working to update the RUASIS&T website during winter break.  If you experience problems with the site during that time, please check back early spring semester 2014.  Thank you for your patience! read more

ASIS&T 2013 Conference Update

Several RU ASIS&T members represented Rutgers at the 76th annual meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), held Nov 1-5 2013, in Montreal QC, Canada. The theme for the 2013 Conference was “Beyond the Cloud: Rethinking Information Boundaries.” Congratulations to RU ASIS&T members Vanessa Kitzie and Erik Choi, and RU ASIS&T adviser Chirag Shah, who won the SIG USE Best Poster Award for “From Bad to Good: An Investigation of Question Quality and Transformation.” View the poster in PDF here:  From Bad to Good: An Investigation of Question Quality and Transformation In addition, RU ASIS&T member Xiaofeng Li presented the poster “An Exploratory Study of Middle School Student’s Sensemaking in a Collaborative Game Design Educational Project,” with Rebecca Reynolds.  Xiaofeng Li also presented the paper “Collaborative Information Seeking in the Wild: Middle Schooler’s Self Initiated Teamwork Strategies to Support Game Design,” with Rebecca Reyonds and Eun Jung Baik. RU ASIS&T members Vanessa Kitzie, Erik Choi, and and RU ASIS&T adviser Chirag Shah presented their paper “Analyzing Question Quality through Intersubjectivity: World Views and Objective Assessments of Questions on Social-Question Answering.” RU ASIS&T members Erik Choi, Vanessa Kitzie, and RU ASIS&T adviser and Chirag Shah presented the poster “’10 Points for the Best Answer!’ – Baiting for Explicating Knowledge Contributions within Online Q&A.” RU ASIS&T members Dongho Choi and Ziad Matni also attended this year’s... read more

ASIST Conference Highlights

Title: ASIST Conference Highlights Location: InfoSeeking Lab – LAIR Lab 303 Description: RU ASIS&T will be holding its second meeting on Tuesday, November 12 from 11AM at the . The meeting will consist of brief presentations from students of the work they presented at last week’s ASIST conference, as well as a review of some of the highlights of the conference. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Hope to see you there! http://ruasist.rutgers.edu/ Start Time: 11:00 AM Date: 2013-11-12 End Time: 12:00... read more