Conference Contribution Awards

For the 4th year in a row, ASIS&T will be introducing awards for 2013 annual conference submissions! We are acknowledging and honoring the tremendous contribution that you will have made to the success of ASIST2013.

Best Paper Award will be presented to the author(s) of the best research paper presented at the conference.

These awards will be judged by a separate awards committee, based on a short list developed by the Program Committee.

New Leaders Award

2013 Winners:  Houda El mimouni, Rhiannon Gainor, Emad Khazraee, Liya Deng, Irene Onyancha, Brandi Loveday, and Hans-Christoph Hobohm

Annual Meeting Awards

ASIS&T presents several awards at the annual meeting. 

General Awards

Award of Merit: Carol C. Kuhlthau, Rutgers University
Seeking Meaning: A Process Approach to Library and Information Services
Watson Davis: Beata Panagopoulos, Suffolk University
Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship: Kaitlin Costello, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
Investigating Information Seeking and Disclosure in Online Support Groups for Chronic Kidney Disease
Thomson Reuters Outstanding Teacher: Carole Palmer, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Research in Information Science: Susan Herring, Indiana University
James Cretsos Leadership:  Chirag Shah, Rutgers University
Best JASIST Paper: Wu, Ling-Ling, Huang, Mu-Hsuan, and Chen, Ching-Yi for Citation patterns of the pre-web and web-prevalent environments: The moderating effects of domain knowledge
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation: Sebastian K. Boell, Theorizing Information and Information Systems
Pratt Severn: Hilary Zelko, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Reasoning About Relevance
Book of the Year: Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior, Raya Fidel

Chapter Awards

Chapter of the Year: European Chapter
Student Chapters of the Year: Simmons College and University of Denver

SIG Awards

SIG of the Year: History & Foundation of Information Science (HFIS) 
SIG Member of the Year: Judit Bar-Ilan (SIG MET) 
SIG Publication of the Year: SIG III's 30th Anniversary Commemorative Publication

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