2010 Award Winners

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 2010 Winners
Award of Merit Linda C. Smith
Best Information Science Books Piracy, The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates, by Adrian Johns

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Third Edition
, edited by Marcia J. Bates and Mary Niles Maack
James M. Cretsos Leadership Crystal Fulton
John Wiley Best JASIST Paper "Evaluating advanced search interfaces using established information-seeking models", by Max L. Wilson, M.C. Schraefel, Ryen W. White
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation "Structure and Evolution of Scientific Collaboration Networks in Modern Research Collaboratory" by Alberto Pepe
Research in Information Science Susan Leigh Star
Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Jaime Snyder, "Image-Enabled Discourse: An Investigation of the Creation of Visual Information as Communicative Practice"
Watson Davis Barbara Wildemuth
History Fund Research Grant Award Andrew Russell, "An open world: ideological origins of network standards" 
History Fund Research Paper Award Sarah Buchanan, ""Name's the  Same?  The Los Angeles Chapter of ASIS&T upon its Semicentennial"
New Leaders Award Andrea Baer, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Laura Christopherson, UNC-Chapel Hill
Alex Garnett, University of British Columbia
Margaret Gross, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Thomas Heverin, Drexel University
Tina Jayroe, Denver Public Library
Sara Mooney, Cirque du Soleil
Denise Pasquinelli, Pratt Institute 

Chapter Awards 2010 Winners
Chapter of the Year Los Angeles
Chapter Event of the Year Los Angeles, "Collaborative Tools: Best Practices and New Trends"
Carolinas/UNC, Information Design Workshop
Chapter Publication of the Year Central Ohio:  Website
Los Angeles:  Website
Chapter Member of the Year Susan Fensore (Northern Ohio)
Student Chapter of the Year Simmons College

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards 2010 Winners
SIG of the Year Information Needs, Seeking & Use (USE)
SIG Member of the Year Barrie Hayes, SIG DL
SIG Publication of the Year February/March 2010 2009 Bulletin "A Decade of SIG/USE: Celebrating SIG/USE and Information Behavior Research" (SIG USE)