Deadline approaching for ISIC 2012 in Tokyo, Japan

Submissions are due Jan 24, 2012 for the 2012 Information Seeking in Context Conference to be held at Keio University.

Karen Fisher and Sanda Erdelez organizing "Teaching Information behavior workshop." Learn more about the workshop (.docx).

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US Impact Study, new report released

Access to the Internet has become a central part of American society, helping all of us in many areas of our daily lives. Over the past twenty years, libraries and community technology centers have taken on the role of public access centers for those who are unable to reach the Internet at home or work, for reasons ranging from lack of financial resources to personal preference. The U.S. Impact Study is examining the users and use of these public services to better understand the impact of free access to computers and the Internet on the individuals, families and communities served by these public and private resources.

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New LIMB paper on Indirect Access:

"Measuring indirect access: Indicators of the impacts of lay information mediary behavior"

Read the article (PDF)