2009 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 2009 Winners
Award of Merit Carol Tenopir
Best Information Science Book The Public Domain, by James Boyle
James M. Cretsos Leadership Cassidy Sugimoto
John Wiley Best JASIST Paper "The User-Subjective Approach to Personal Information Management Systems Design: Evidence and Implementations", Ofer Bergman, Ruth Beyth-Marom, Rafi Nachmias
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation "Exploiting Task-Document Relations in Support of Information Retrieval in the Workplace" by Luanne Freund
Pratt Severn "Information Seeking in the Context of a Hobby: A Case Study of a Young Adult with Asperger's Syndrome", Katie O'Leary
Thomson Reuters Citation Analysis Research Grant "Measuring Interdisciplinarity: An Exploration of a Novel Metric Applid to ILS Dissertations", Cassidy Sugimoto
Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship "Foundational Studies for Measuring the Impact, Prevalence, and Patterns of Publicly Shared Biomedical Research Data", Heather Piwowar
Thomson Reuters Outstanding Teacher Diane Kelly, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Watson Davis Edie Rasmussen
History Fund Research Grant Award Charles Meadows
History Fund Research Paper Award Rachel Plotnick

Chapter Awards 2009 Winners
Chapter of the Year New England and Potomac Valley
Chapter Event of the Year Carolinas, "Introduction to Content Management Systems Workshop"
New England, "Mobile Mania"
Chapter Publication of the Year Potomac Valley, PVC Blog
Chapter Innovation New England, "Ted Talks Film Festival"
Chapter Member of the Year Nicole Hennig (New England)
Student Chapter of the Year University of Washington Information School

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards 2009 Winners
SIG of the Year International Information Issues (III)
SIG Member of the Year Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, SIG ED
SIG Publication of the Year June/July 2009 Bulletin "Visual Representation, Search and Retrieval: Ways of Seeing" (SIG VIS)