Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Jean Tague‐Sutcliffe
Doctoral Student Poster Competition!

1st place
Patricia B. Condon, Simmons College, for Digital Curation through the Lens of Disciplinarity: A Study of the Development, Education, and Knowledge Transfer of an Emerging Field

2nd place
Jinxuan Ma, Florida State University, for Interacting with Health Information for Self-Care: An Exploratory Study of Undergraduate Students’ Health Information Literacy

3rd place
John A. D’Ignazio, Syracuse University, for E-Science Information Modeling: Investigating Scientists’ Information Resources and Structures for Enhanced Digital Curation

Honorable Mention
Mary-Jo Romaniuk, SJSU/Queensland University of Technology, for Developing Emerging Leaders in the Library Profession: Program Content, Self-Efficacy, and Leadership

Honorable Mention
Jihee Beak, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, for A Child-Driven Metadata Schema: Children’s Cognitive Processes in Book Selection and Metadata Elements

Headed to ALISE 2014? Don’t miss the Doctoral Student SIG business meeting at 7:30 on Wednesday, especially if you’re interested in becoming involved. Chairs cannot participate in the Doctoral Student Poster competition, so if you know you won’t qualify to enter that next year, think about taking over for the current chairs!

Also not to be missed: The Doc SIG program session on “Developing Theories and Models in Research: Where to Begin?” Our guest speakers will be Karen E. Fisher of the University of Washington and Sanda Erdelez of the University of Missouri who were co-editors of Theories of Information Behaviour (2005) and are currently working on a new edition.

Volunteers Needed

January 4, 2014

Attention ALISE doctoral student members:  ALISE needs volunteers for the registration table at the conference, especially from 8am-6pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 21-22.  It’s a great way to meet people and put names you may already know with faces.  Contact Jessica at or 312-795-0996 if you can help out.  Thanks!