Second International Workshop on ‘How to Employ Theories and Analyse Data for Publishing LIS Research?’

SIG-III – Association for Information Science and Technology invites the LIS academic, researchers and professionals to attend the Second International Workshop on ‘How to Employ Theories and Analyse Data for Publishing LIS Research’ will be held on September 21, 2022.

Title: Use of Theories and Models in Conducting LIS Research

Resource Person : Dr Devendra Potnis


Dr Potnis will demonstrate how his peer-reviewed research publications in top-tier journals employed interdisciplinary theories and models for (1) managing LIS research projects, (2) proposing research questions, (3) proposing and testing hypotheses in explanatory studies, (4) proposing and testing mathematical equations in exploratory studies, (5) thematic coding, (6) conceptual content analysis, (7) open coding, (8) grounded theory analysis, (9) analysing and comparing multiple case examples, (10) deriving hypotheses as an end product, and (11) answering practice-based research questions.


Title: Managing Qualitative Research with NVivo     

Resource Person: Dr Shafiq Ur Rehman


Dr Rehman will demonstrate how NVivo works for analysing qualitative data in research. This demonstration will lead to how to set up a project, NVivo’s workspace (Interface views), and create and navigate around a project. It will focus on data feeding, data accessing and reading, creating nodes, data coding, searching, treemapping, cluster analysis, word trees and new models. This will be followed by a practical question and answer session.


Md. Anwarul Islam

Registration link


SIG of the Year Award 2021- SIG III has been selected as the ASIS&T SIG of the Year award!

SIG III has been chosen as 2021 recipient of the ASIS&T SIG of the Year award! This award will be given during the annual SIG Cabinet Meeting on Sunday, October 31st at 7:30 AM Mountain Time.

The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding professional accomplishments and activities of an ASIS&T Special Interest Group. The SIG-of-the-Year Award was established in 1975. It is administered by the SIG Cabinet.

The award consists of certificates to be presented to each member of the governing body of the SIG by the SIG Cabinet Director at the banquet of the ASIS&T annual meeting.

More information about this award can be found here.

Announcement of the 2021 ASIS&T SIG-III International Paper Contest

Jannati Jerin

 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!

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