SIS Director Diane Kelly recently traveled to Paris and wrapped up a fruitful three years as chair of ACM SIGIR (Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval). She ushered in a new chair at the 2019 ACM SIGIR Conference, which Kelly said is the oldest, and most distinguished, information retrieval conference. Kelly will continue to serve for another three years on the leadership team as past-chair.
Lisa Ladd is a master of information sciences student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, who was awarded the Marcellus Turner Student Travel Scholarship this year. She used it to go to the American Library Association 2019 Conference. Here is a recap from her of that experience.
I have just returned from ALA in Washington, D.C. Here are some of the highlights from this amazing conference.
Faculty, students and many alumni from the School of Information Science will be participating in presentations at the Tennessee Library Association’s 2019 Annual Conference, “Opening Hearts, Minds, Doors” April 24-26 in Chattanooga.