School of Information Sciences


Association for Information Science and Technology


UT-Knoxville Student Chapter


UTK ASIS&T and ALA student chapters to host a Map-a-Thon (11/12/2015)

ASIS&T and ALA event announcement Nov. 15, 2015

 UTK SIS student organizations volunteer with WUOT (10/19/2015)

Thanks to everyone who represented UTK SIS student organizations at the WUOT Fall Pledge Drive!

ALA President Nicole at WUOT Oct. 2015  (L-R) ALA and ASIS&T presidents at WUOT

UTK ASIS&T & SLA student chapters' joint meeting: "Opportunities in Federal Librarianship" (10/18/2015)

Join us for a joint meeting  with SLA and a special guest on Sunday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. to learn about careers in the federal government. Learn about navigating the USA Jobs application, internships, government contracting agencies, and more.

ASIST SLA Joint Meeting October 18

Volunteer with your ASIS&T student chapter (09/20/2015)

Show your support for local public radio station WUOT and volunteer from October 19-24 for the fall pledge drive. ASIS&T has challeneged the SIS student chapters of ALA, SAA, and SLA to see who can get the most volunteer hours. Let's do our best to win!  Click here to sign up.

New officers for 2015-2016 (09/20/2015)

The Association for Information Science and Technology is proud to announce the new UTK SIS Student Chapter officers:

Taylor Hixson, Chair

Chandler White, Co-Chair

Kimberlee Byrge, Secretary/Treasurer

Rebecca McCusker, 1st-Year Representative

New discussion space on Blackboard (09/18/2015)

Visit the new space for student organization discussion on Blackboard in the SIS Student Organization Online Meeting tab under Organizations. Use the ASIS&T discussion board to post about ideas for our chapter, events, job oppurtunities, professional development, etc.



Join Today!

If you are considering an information career outside a traditional library, ASIS&T membership is a great connection. Many information scientists in traditional libraries also find that ASIS&T provides them with valuable connections and information to help their careers and path to lifelong learning.

The UT student chapter in 2015-2016 is excited to offer opportunities for leadership and involvment. Please join us to share your ideas and energy!

ASIS&T Annual Dues
ASIS&T is an international organization, and the UT chapter is part of the larger organization. Join ASIS&T online today, and then, print and mail your application to the UT student chapter.

  • Click here to join the UTK Student Chapter ($5 chapter membership)
  • Click here to join the international organization ($40 student membership)


About ASIS&T

ASIS&T is a multidisciplinary organization with more than 4,000 members from fields such as librarianship, computer science, linguistics, management, engineering, law, medicine, chemistry, and education. ASIS&T helps these professionals keep up with the rapid advancements and changes in library and information science, communications, networking, and computer science.

Benefits of membership in the student chapter and the international organization include:  

    • Networking opportunities with information professionals and other Information Sciences students
    • Professional development and publications
    • Discounted registration fees for ASIS&T Summits and Annual Meetings
    • Leadership opportunities
    • Access to ASIS&T's JobLine and Digital Library

Current Student Chapter Officers:

  • President—Taylor Hixson (
  • Vice President—Chandler White
  • Secretary/Treasurer—Kimberlee Byrge
  • 1st-Year Representative—Rebecca McCusker
  • Faculty Advisor—Dr. Peiling Wang (

Please email an officer or faculty advisor if you have any questions about our student chapter.

Past ASIS&T UTK Student Chapter Chairs:

  • Madison Langseth, 2014-2015
  • Laura Murray, 2013-2014

For further information about the activities, projects, and publications of the national organization, visit the ASIS&T website at

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