ASIST HISTORY FUND RESEARCH GRANT AND RESEARCH PAPER AWARD

 
We are pleased to announce the following winners of the ASIS&T History Fund Grant Award and Best Paper Award for 2010:

 
2010 History Fund Grant Award Winner ($1,000):

Andrew Russell (Asst. Prof., Stevens  Institute of Technology), for his proposal, "An open world: ideological origins of network standards" 


2010 Best Research Paper Award Winner ($500):

Sarah Buchanan (UCLA), for the paper:  "Name's the  Same?  The Los Angeles Chapter of ASIS&T upon its Semicentennial"
 

Congratulations to both winners!


The ASIST History Fund Advisory Board announces the following two awards for 2010:

 
The ASIST History Fund Research Grant:

This award will be for a maximum of $1,000 and will be awarded for the best research support proposal submitted by July 1, 2010. All topics relevant to the history of information science and technology may be proposed. The proposal should state: central topic or question to be researched, qualifications of the researcher (a brief vita should be included), and how the funds will be expended. 

Submit proposals to: http://www.softconf.com/asist2/History by July 1, 2010

 
The ASIST History Fund Research Paper Award:

This award will be for a maximum of $500 and awarded for the best paper submitted by July 1, 2010. All topics relevant to the history of information science and technology will be considered. The paper should not exceed 30 pages double-spaced, including notes/references, using the APA style manual. The ASIST History Fund Advisory Board will review all submissions and decide if an award is to be made by Sept. 1, 2010. If an award is made the winner will be expected to present the paper at the 2010 ASIST Annual Meeting. 

Submit papers to: http://www.softconf.com/asist2/History by the due date of July 1, 2010



The ASIST History Fund was established by the ASIST Board of Directors in June, 2000 for the purposes of supporting and encouraging research and publication in the history of information science and technology. The Fund is supported by donations (including book royalties) from ASIST members. The Fund Advisory Board encourages further donations from anyone interested in supporting historical study of information science and technology. 

Members of the ASIST History Fund Advisory Board for 2010 are:

Michael Buckland, Chair
Julian Warner, Vice Chair
Trudi B. Hahn
Samantha Hastings