Volume 17, Number 1 January 2000
The 1999 ASIS Annual Meeting
The conference focused on the creation, organization, and use of
by Robin Peek
Reports on the 1999 ASIS (American Society for Information Science)
Annual Meeting held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC.
Reports that the conference featured over 250 workshops, sessions,
and papers. Remarks that it was a particularly well-crafted
conference, with the theme "Knowledge: Creation, Organization, and
Use." Says that to help delegates organize their session
attendance, it was structured around these tracks: Knowledge
Discovery; Capture and Creation; Classification and Representation;
Information Retrieval; Knowledge Dissemination; and Ethical,
Cultural, Social, and Behavioral Aspects. Notes that functions that
support knowledge management were of keen interest to many in the
information professions. Adds that other hot topics were digital
libraries, information retrieval, and electronic publishing.
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts
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