IASSIST 2012

Become rich and famous: publish in the IQ!

By robin

April 2, 2013

These days many IASSIST members have received acceptance for their papers to the upcoming conference IASSIST 2013 in Cologne. There will be many interesting presentations at the conference. The conference presentation is your chance to present a project you are involved in, to air your argumentation for special areas, and in general to add to the IASSIST knowledge bank. Projects are typically focused on support of social science research but the IASSIST related support now takes many forms with the developments of technology and applications.

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Some reflections on research data confidentiality, privacy, and curation by Limor Peer

By michellehudson

March 7, 2013

Some reflections on research data confidentiality, privacy, and curation Limor Peer Maintaining research subjects’ confidentiality is an essential feature of the scientific research enterprise. It also presents special challenges to the data curation process. Does the effort to open access to research data complicate these challenges? A few reasons why I think it does: More data are discoverable and could be used to re-identify previously de-identified datasets; systems are increasingly interoperable, potentially bridging what may have been insular academic data with other data and information sources; growing pressure to open data may weaken some of the safeguards previously put in place; and some data are inherently identifiable.

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2012 Report from the Interest Group on Human Subjects Review Committees and Privacy and Confidentiality in Research

By e.stephenson

June 19, 2012

For those of you exploring issues of human subjects, privacy and confidentiality, this group may be of interest. In the coming year we hope to put together some resources and guides for those working with confidential data or human subjects related work. Please contact libbie@ucla.edu if you are “interested”! ** ** Interest Group on Human Subjects Review Committees and Privacy and Confidentiality in Research This group will focus on issues related to conducting research using human subjects in the social sciences.

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iassist 2012 conference song

By walterg

June 9, 2012

My thanks to Vince Gray, Lisa Neidert, and Melanie Wright for help with the lyrics, Melanie for the great guitar accompaniment, and Melanie, Vince, and Kate McNeill for singing along (and thereby drowning out the sound of what passes for my singing voice :) (Sung, sort of, to the tune of “America the beautiful”) It’s 2012 in Washington, We met for IASSIST; Unfortunately we’re all done, But memories persist - IASSIST oh IASSIST, We look forward to you; The meetings and the people Give us so much to do.

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IASSIST 2012 - Registration Now Open

By jrcarlso

March 29, 2012

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the IASSIST 2012 Conference! IASSIST 2012 conference site: http://www.iassist2012.org/index.html Conference Theme: Data Science for a Connected World: Unlocking and Harnessing the Power of Information Dates: June 4th – 8th, Washington D.C. USA. Register before May 1st to take advantage of special conference and workshops rates. Fees and other details are available at: http://www.iassist2012.org/indexfolder/Register/index.php The theme “Data Science for a Connected World: Unlocking and Harnessing the Power of Information” reflects the growing desire of research communities, government agencies and other organizations to build connections and benefit from the better use of data through practicing good management, dissemination and preservation techniques.

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IASSIST Fellows application now closed

By l.martinez-uribe

March 3, 2012

The application for IASSIST Fellows is now closed. Over 40 applications from 23 different countries have been received with the following number of applications by region: 23 Latin America 12 Africa 6 Asia The Fellows Committee is now working to evaluate the applications and will make the decisions in the following weeks. Good luck to all participants.

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IASSIST 2012 Fellows Program

By l.martinez-uribe

January 31, 2012

The IASSIST Fellows Program is now accepting applications for financial support to attend the IASSIST 2012 conference in Washington [http://www.iassist2012.org/], from data professionals from countries with emerging economies who are developing and managing data infrastructures at their home institutions. Please be aware that funding is not intended to cover the entire cost of attending the conference. The applicant’s home institution must provide some level of financial support to supplement the IASSIST Fellow award.

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Call for Workshops

By lyndamk

January 4, 2012

Don’t forget to propose that extra special workshop for IASSIST 2012. Deadline is Jan 16. You can also propose Pecha Kuchas, posters, and roundtable discussions until Jan 16. Call for Workshops Data Science for a Connected World: Unlocking and Harnessing the Power of Information The 38th International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) annual conference will be hosted by NORC at the University of Chicago and will be held at the George Washington University in Washington DC, June 4 - 8, 2012.

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IASSIST 2012 - Call for Workshops

By jrcarlso

December 13, 2011

The Call for Papers for IASSIST 2012 is closed, but proposals for Workshops are now being accepted. The Call for Workshops is listed below:  Call for Workshops Data Science for a Connected World: Unlocking and Harnessing the Power of Information The 38th International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) annual conference will be hosted by NORC at the University of Chicago and will be held at the George Washington University in Washington DC, June 4 - 8, 2012.

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Reminder - Submit your paper and panel proposals to IASSIST 2012

By jrcarlso

December 6, 2011

Just a reminder that the deadline to submit an individual paper or a panel session to IASSIST 2012 is Friday December 9th. The Submission Form can be found at: http://www.iassist2012.org/index.php/CPMS/submissions2012.html Call for Papers Data Science for a Connected World: Unlocking and Harnessing the Power of Information The theme of this year’s conference is Data Science for a Connected World: Unlocking and Harnessing the Power of Information. This theme reflects the growing desire of research communities, government agencies and other organizations to build connections and benefit from the better use of data through practicing good management, dissemination and preservation techniques.

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