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2014 ASIS&T SIG-USE Awards Winners

SIG-USE wishes to announce its 2014 Award Winners, who will be presented with their prizes at the SIG-USE symposium to be held Saturday, November 1 at the upcoming ASIST Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award ($1000)

  • Recipient: Diane Sonnenwald
  • Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
  • Title: Towards a Theory of Human-Rare Book Information Behaviour

Student Travel Award ($500)

  • Recipient: Rebekah Wilson
  • Affiliation: School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Interdisciplinary Travel Award ($200)

  • Recipient: Dr. Eric Meyers
  • Affiliation: School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (iSchool), University of British Columbia

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award ($200)

  • Title: Online search stopping behaviours: An investigation of query abandonment and task stopping
  • Authors: Wang-ching Whu and Dr. Diane Kelly
  • Affiliation: School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award ($200)

  • Title: When PIM Goes Public: A Case Study of OrganizedLikeJen
  • Author: Leslie Thomson
  • Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Certificate of Merit Posters

  • Title: Implications and Potential Impacts of Information Behavior Research
  • Authors: Drs. Kyungwon Koh, Ellen Rubenstein, and Kelvin White
  • Affiliation: School of Library and Information Studies, University of Oklahoma