2011 Award Winners
The coveted and prestigious ASIS&T awards represent the greatest recognition and respect professionals may afford their colleagues. Selections of awards recipients were 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.
Congratulations to all the winners!
|Award of Merit||Gary Marchionini|
|Best Information Science Books||Atlas of Science, by Katy Börner|
|John Wiley Best JASIST Paper||Jim Jansen and Soo-Young Rieh, "The Seventeen Theoretical Constructs of Information Searching and Information Retrieval"|
|Pratt Severn||Brooks Breece, "Local Government Use of Web GIS in North Carolina"|
|ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation||Shelagh K. Genuis, "Making Sense of Evolving Health Information: Navigating Uncertainty in Everyday Life"|
|Research in Information Science||Christine Borgman|
|Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship||Amber Cushing, "Possession and Self Extension in Digital Environments: Implications for Maintaining Personal Information"|
|Thomson Reuters Outstanding Teacher||Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University|
|Watson Davis||Robert Williams|
|History Fund Research Grant Award||Trudi Bellardo Hahn and Diane Barlow, "The Fortuitous Confluence of Helen Brownson, the National Science Foundation, and Information Science"|
|New Leaders Award|| Caroline
Whippey, University of Western Ontario
Vivienne Houghton, University of Denver
Eugenia Kim, Purdue University
Chrysta Meadowbrooke, University of Michigan
Chaoqun Ni, Indiana University
William Senn, University of North Texas
|Chapter of the Year||New England|
|Chapter Events of the Year|| Potomac
Valley, "An Evening with National Public Radio"
Europe, "ASIS&T European Workshop 2011"
|Chapter Innovation||New England, "All Things e-Readers"|
|Chapter Member of the Year||Sarah Buchanan (Los Angeles)|
|Student Chapter of the Year||Simmons College|
|Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards|
|SIG of the Year||Digital Libraries|
|SIG Member of the Year||Diane Neal, SIG CR|
|SIG Publication of the Year||SIG III Newsletter|