The Association for Information Science and Technology hosts its annual meeting October 30 – November 1, 2021. This year, we are excited to highlight the seven presentations that will include Syracuse University School of Information Studies faculty. Their representation at this annual event showcases the leadership role our researchers play in our field.

Research Paper Presentations:

  • Named Entity Disambiguation for Archival Collections: Metadata, Wikidata, and Linked Data (November 2, 2021)
    • Katherine Polley, Vivian Tompkins, Brendan Honick, Jian Qin
  • Content Moderation of Speech in Political Discussions (November 1, 2021)
  • MetaFAIR: A Metadata Application Profile for Managing Research Data (November 1, 2021)
    • Vivian Tompkins, Brendan Honick, Katherine Polley, Jian Qin

Panel Presentations:

  • Welcome to Information Science (SIG-HFIS) (October 31, 2021)
    • Jenna Hartel, Macia Bates, Vishma Bhattarai, LaVerne Gray, Patrick Keilty, Sandy Littletree
  • At the Margins of Epistemology: Amplifying Alternative Ways of Knowing in Library and Information Science (November 1, 2021)
  • Academic Publishing in the Future: What’s Next? (October 31, 2021)
    • Steven Sawyer, Denice Adkins, John Budd, Andrew Dillon, Susanne Filler
  • Conceptualizing Relevance of Information as a Social Justice Issue: An Interactive Panel Discussion (October 31, 2021)
    • Joseph Winberry, LaVerne Gray, Jean Hardy, Baheya Jaber, Bharat Mehra