2006 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 2006 Winners
Award of Merit Blaise Cronin, ARIST editor, Indiana University
Best Information Science Book Geoffrey C. Bowker, "Memory Practices in the Sciences"
James M. Cretsos Leadership Caryn Anderson and Nadia Caidi
John Wiley Best JASIST Paper Lisl Zach, "When is 'Enough' Enough? Modeling the Information-Seeking and Stopping Behavior of Senior Arts Administrators"
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Vivien Petras, "Translating Dialects in Search: Mapping Between Specialized Languages of Discourse and Documentary Languages"
Research in Information Science Brenda Dervin, Ohio State University
Thomson ISI Citation Analysis Research Grant Steven Ackerman and Jean Phillips, "Publishing Metrics for the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies and Other NOAA Cooperative Institutes"
Thomson ISI Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Heather O'Brien, "Measuring User Engagement with Information Systems"
Thomson ISI Outstanding Teacher Tatjana Aparac-Jelusic, University J.J. Stossmayer & University of Zadar, Croatia
Watson Davis Trudi Bellardo Hahn and Steve Hardin

Chapter Awards 2006 Winners
Chapter Event of the Year New England Chapter, "Buy, Hack, or Build: Optimizing Your Systems for Your Users and Your Sanity" and "Social Software, Libraries, and the Communities"
Chapter Publication of the Year New Jersey Chapter, "30 Years of NJ-ASIS&T"
Chapter Innovation Arizona Chapter

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards 2006 Winner
SIG of the Year International Information Issues (III)