2012 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! 

National Awards
Award of Merit Michael Buckland, University of California at Berkeley
Best Information Science Book Modern Information Retrieval, by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Berthier Ribeiro-Neto
John Wiley Best JASIST Paper Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra and Jaap Kamps, "Evaluation Effort, Reliability, and Reusability in XML Retrieval."  JASIST 62(2): 375-394 (2011)
Pratt Severn April Lynne Earle, St. John's University, "Design of an Application Profile for the St. John's University Oral History Collection"
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Jaime Snyder, Syracuse University, "Image-Enabled Discourse:  Investgating the Creation of Visual Information as Communicative Practice"
Research in Information Science Kalervo Jarvelin, University of Tampere, Finland
James Cretsos Leadership Award Naresh Agarwal, Simmons College
Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Lori McCay-Peet, Dalhousie University, "At the Intersection: Investigating the Qualities of the Serendipitous Digital Environment and the Serendipity-Prone Person"
Thomson Reuters Outstanding Teacher Dietmar Wolfram, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Watson Davis K.T. Vaughan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
History Fund Research Grant Award tba
New Leaders Award Jonathan Colman, Jonathan Dorey, Catherine Dumas, Tamara Heck, Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan, Dorothy Porter, Elizabeth Rolando and Yin-Leng Theng

Chapter Awards
Chapter of the Year European Chapter
Student Chapter of the Year San Jose State University

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards
SIGs of the Year Education (ED) & Metrics (MET)
SIG Member of the Year Karen Miller (SIG ED)
SIG Publication of the Year SIG AH & SIG VIS, April/May 2012 Bulletin