2007 Awards


The coveted and prestigious ASIS&T awards represent the greatest recognition and respect professionals may afford their colleagues.  All ASIS&T members are invited and encouraged to submit nominations.  Selections of awards recipients are made after thoughtful and thorough consideration by appropriate committees or official bodies of the Society.  These awards are presented at the Annual Awards Luncheon held at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.


National Awards 2007 Winners
Award of Merit Donald H. Kraft
John Wiley Best JASIST Paper Catherine Blake & Wanda Pratt, "Collaborative Information Synthesis, Part 1" & "Collaborative Information Synthesis, Part 2: Recommendations for Information Systems to Support Synthesis"
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation W. John MacMullen, "Contextual Analysis of Variation and Quality in Human-curated Gene Ontology Annotations"
Research in Information Science Ophir Frieder
Thomson ISI Citation Analysis Research Grant Philip M. Davis, "Does Free Access to Scholarly Articles Increase Readership and Citation Impact?: A Randomized Controlled, Multi-publisher, Multi-journal study"
Thomson ISI Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Philip Edwards, "Mapping Scholars' Decision Processes and Factors that Influence How they Publish and Distribute their Work"
Thomson ISI Outstanding Teacher Peter Ingwersen
Watson Davis Paula Galbraith

Chapter Awards 2007 Winners
Chapter of the Year Los Angeles Chapter and New England Chapter
Chapter Event of the Year Los Angeles Chapter, "Working with Wiki's"
Chapter Publication of the Year Los Angeles Chapter, OASIS
Chapter Innovation Indiana Chapter and Los Angeles Chapter
Chapter Member of the Year Caryn Anderson (New England Chapter) and
Dawn Pointer McCleskey
(Potomac Valley Chapter)

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards 2007 Winners
SIG of the Year International Information Issues (III) and
Digital Libraries (DL)