- was elected to a four-year term on the Indigenous Matters Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, beginning August 2021.
- gave an invited talk, “Circling Relationality in LIS,” at the UCLA Information Studies Colloquium. You can view a recording of her talk here.
- along with Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Nicola Andrews, Jessie Loyer, and Sarah Kostelecky, presented “Conversations with Indigenous Information Scientists: Relationality, Research, and Pedagogy” at the 2021 Annual Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference (Virtual).
Chirag Shah and Ryen W. White (Microsoft Research) published a new book: Task Intelligence for Search and Recommendation. Chirag Shah and Ryen W. White. Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services, June 2021, Vol. 13, No. 3, Pages 1-160.
Chris Coward, in collaboration with Lisa Nathan and Jasmine Jones, spoke during the first Community Day at the 10th International Conference on Communications & Technologies. They focused on productive conversations between researchers, community members and activists about tools they need and their experiences with technology.
Anind Dey was highlighted in a US News article about Library Science and becoming a librarian: “Library Science and How to Become a Librarian.”