ERIC Number: ED474839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
ASIST 2002: Information, Connections and Community. Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting (65th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 18-21, 2002).
Toms, Elaine G., Ed.
The theme of the 2002 ASIST (American Society for Information Science and Technology) annual conference was "Knowledge, Connections and Community," which covers the role of information in a complex global society and the way in which information connects and impacts our environment. The program included 43 SIG (Special Interest Group) programs, 49 contributed papers, and 17 posters presentations. Topics include: bibliometrics; collaboration and communication; education; information policy; information retrieval; information use; metadata; search strategies; social issues; user interfaces; user models; users and information technology; virtual information retrieval; World Wide Web information retrieval; and Webmetrics. This proceedings volume is arranged in three parts. Part 1 consists of contributed papers arranged by broad topic area. Part 2 is comprised of SIG and panel sessions in the order of presentation. Part 3 includes the poster sessions, again according to order of delivery at the conference. (The keynote address and plenary address are not included in the proceedings.) Includes the conference schedule and author/speaker and subject indexes. (MES)
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Communications, Global Approach, Information Policy, Information Retrieval, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Utilization, Metadata, Professional Associations, Science and Society, Technology Uses in Education, Users (Information), World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Society for Information Science and Technology, Silver Spring, MD.
Note: For individual conference papers, see IR 548 002-049 in CIJE. For the 2001 proceedings, see ED 485 885.