May 22, 2022

OCLC Researcher Lynn Silipigni Connaway Elected President-Elect of ASIS&T

From OCLC:

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC Senior Research Scientist, has been elected President-elect of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) for the 2016 administrative year, and President for 2017.

Connaway has been a member of ASIS&T for 25 years. She has served in a variety of leadership positions within the organization, including co-chair of the ASIS&T 2011 annual meeting and a Director on the Board from 2012-2015.

“I am honored to be elected to serve as ASIS&T President since the Association has been such an important part of my professional and academic career,” said Connaway. “I look forward to working with the Board and membership to continue to develop an association that attracts an international membership of students, researchers and professionals.”

ASIS&T President Sandy Hirsh, San Jose State University, noted that Connaway’s election “promises strong continuity of ASIS&T’s important strategic planning efforts, with thoughtful innovation and continued outreach.”

Becoming President-elect at the conclusion of the 2015 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, Connaway will support 2016 President Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto, with planning and developing programs and structure. Connaway will have completed a three year term on the Board as Director at Large in November before becoming President-elect.

More About and By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

List of Publications (11 pages; PDF)
Many available online.


OCLC Research Bio and Activities

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