Announcement of the 2021 ASIS&T SIG-III International Paper Contest
June 12, 2021
The Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), announced its 2021 winners for the International Paper Contest (IPC).
This year, the jury board received a good number of papers from Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Turkey. The competition was tough as two papers qualified for third position!
The winners are as follows.
First Place: “Usage of SNS among Underprivileged Entrepreneurs: Effect of Social Capital and Attachment” by Sia Wan Qi, & Nurul Afiqah, M.E.S, Department of Library & Information Sciences, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.
Second Place: “Information Sharing Behavior of Facebook Users in Pakistan: A Case of COVID-19” by Amara Malik, Talat Islam and Khalid Mahmood, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan
Third Place: “Impact of Knowledge Sharing on Nurses’ Job Satisfaction: The Mediating Effect of Innovation Behavior” by Ghulam Murtaza Rafiq, Department of Information Management, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Khalid Mahmood, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan
Third Place: “Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Women Entrepreneurs: The use of Social Media by Nurul Afiqah Mohammed Ebnu Saifudin, Department of Library & Information Sciences Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.
202 International Paper Contest Committee:
Nosheen Warraich (Chair IPC Jury 2021)
Iman Tahamtan (Iran)
Jaya Raju (South Africa)
Muzammil Tahira (Pakistan)
Noorhidawati Abdullah (Malaysia)
Shivanthi Weerasinghe (Sri Lanka)
Zehra Taskin (Turkey)
Founded in 1982, the SIG applies the Mission and Vision of The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), its parent organization) to an international context. SIG/III membership includes a true cross-section of global ASIS&T members.