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AnnouncementsSpeakersDr. Safiya Umoja Noble Is Our 2023 Miles Conrad Awardee!

Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble Is Our 2023 Miles Conrad Awardee!

We’re delighted to announce that Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble, Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), will be the recipient of the 2023 Miles Conrad Award, NISO’s lifetime achievement award for those working in the information community. She will receive her award at our virtual award ceremony during next year’s NISO Plus conference (from 12.30pm ET on February 15, 2023), where she will also deliver the 2023 Miles Conrad Lecture. Dr. Noble is an internet studies scholar, whose work is both sociological and interdisciplinary, focusing on the ways that digital media intersects …

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Today We’re Giving Thanks for Our #NISOPlus23 Sponsors

The upcoming US Thanksgiving holiday, this Thursday, November 24, is a great opportunity to say a big THANK YOU to the 18 organizations that have already committed to sponsoring NISO Plus 2023! While some are sponsoring the conference for the first time next year, most are doing so for the second, third, or even fourth time — an indication of their ongoing support for both NISO and the wider information community. Thanks to their generous support we have once again been able to keep registration fees affordable for all — from just $30 for students, early career professionals, unemployed, and …

AnnouncementsSpeakersDr. David Weinberger, keynote speaker at NISO Plus 2023

NISO Plus 2023 Opening Keynote Is David Weinberger

We are delighted to announce that Dr. David Weinberger, of the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, will give the opening keynote at NISO Plus 2023 — his talk is scheduled for 10.00am Eastern Time on February 14, 2023. Dr. Weinberger is an American author, technologist, and speaker. In his five books and countless posts and articles he has explored the effect of the Internet and AI on knowledge, on how we organize our ideas, on the disruptive architecture of the Web, and on the core concepts by which we think about our world. His latest book, Everyday Chaos: Technology, …

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Applications Now Open for NISO Plus 2023 Scholarship Program!

We are delighted to announce that, with the generous support of this year’s sponsors, Digital Science, applications are now open for the NISO Plus 2023 scholarship program.  Now in their fourth year, NISO Plus scholarships are intended for anyone who feels that their voice and views are currently under-represented in libraries, service providers/vendors, publishers, or other parts of the information ecosystem. This includes, for example, people whose job functions, organization types, or demographics are typically under-represented — or not represented at all — in information community events and activities. The scholarship program is part of our strategic goal to improve …

AnnouncementsSpeakersphoto of Dr. Caleb Kibet keynote speaker at NISO Plus 2023

Dr. Caleb Kibet Confirmed as Second Keynote Speaker at NISO Plus 2023

We are delighted to announce the second keynote speaker for  NISO Plus 2023 — Dr. Caleb Kibet of Pwani University, Kenya, will deliver his talk on February 16, at 9.30 am Eastern Time/5.30pm Eastern Africa Time. Caleb Kibet is a bioinformatics researcher, a lecturer, an open science advocate, and a mentor. He has a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Rhodes University, South Africa. In addition to teaching bioinformatics at Pwani University, Dr. Kibet is a PostDoc at icipe, The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi. As a 2019-20 Mozilla open science fellow, he developed a research data management …