Conference Contribution Awards

For the 5th year in a row, ASIS&T will be introducing awards for 2014 annual conference submissions! We are acknowledging and honoring the tremendous contribution that you will have made to the success of ASIST2014.

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

2014 Winners:  Agnes Mainka, Maric Kramer, Anne Pepitone, Jeremy L. McLaughlin, Karen Miller, Emily Vardell, Devon Greyson, and Stephann Makri

Annual Meeting Awards

ASIS&T presents several awards at the annual meeting. 

General Awards

Award of Merit: Marjorie M. K. Hlava
Watson Davis: Vicki Gregory
Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship: Tiffany Chao
Methods Metadata: Curating Scientific Research Data for Reuse
Thomson Reuters Outstanding Teacher: Michelle Kazmer, Florida State University
Research in Information Science: Diane Kelly
Research in human-centered information retrieval
Best JASIST Paper: Suzan Verberne, Maarten van der Heijden, Max Hinne, Maya Sappelli, Saskia Koldijk, Eduard Hoenkamp and Wessel Kraaij
Reliability and Validity of Query Intent Assessments (volume 64, issue 11) 
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation: Amelia Acker
Born Networked Records: A History of the Short Message Service Format, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
Pratt Severn: Curt Arledge
Filled-in vs. Outline Icons: The Impact of Icon
Books of the Year: Going Viral
by Karine Nahon & Jeff Hemsley

The Discipline of Organizing

by Robert J. Glushko

Chapter Awards

Chapter of the Year: New England Chapter
Student Chapter of the Year: Simmons College
Student Chapter Membership 1st Place: Catholic University
Student Chapter Membership 2nd Place: Indiana University
Student Chapter Membership 3rd Place: University of Texas, Austin

SIG Awards

SIG of the Year: Digital Libraries (DL)
SIG Member of the Year: Abebe Rorissa (SIG III)
SIG Publication of the Year: Social Informatics: Past, Present and Future (Fichman & Rosenbaum)

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