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History and Heritage Update (SIG-HFIS and SIG-STI)
Monday, 01/Nov/2021:
10:00am - 11:30am

Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott

External Resource:
ID: 131 / [Single Presentation of ID 131]: 1
90 minutes
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Topics: Library and Information Science
Keywords: Heritage, Humanities, Information history, Information Science, Curator’s Working Group

History and Heritage Update (SIG-HFIS and SIG-STI)

Robert Montoya1, Deanna Morrow Hall2, Michael Buckland3, Paul Daguid3

1University of California, Los Angeles, USA; 2Corporate Information Resources, Inc., USA; 3University of California, Berkeley, USA

Major new developments in the history and heritage of ASIS&T and of information science generally are presented. First, the progress of the ASIS&T Curator’s Working Group’s strategic plan for ASIST’s knowledge management and for stewardship of its heritage resources will be presented by Deanna Hall, the ASIS&T Curator. Second, the ambitious program of the ASIS&T History Committee to encourage attention to historical work by promoting open access to past publications and the creation of guides to resources will be reported by the Committee chair, Michael Buckland. Third, the emergence of extensive humanities research on information history, newly summarized in new encyclopedic collection Information: a historical companion (2021), will be introduced and characterized by Paul Duguid, a contributor and co-editor.