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 Association. 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 MeritPeter Ingwersen, Professor Emeritus, Royal School of Library and Information Science at the University of Copenhagen
Best Information Science BookBoundary Objects and Beyond: Working with Leigh Star, Editors: Geoffrey C. Bowker, Stefan Timmermans, Adele E. Clarke and Ellen Balka
History Research AwardFidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan with Thomas Dousa, Information Science: Origins, Theories & Paradigms. A Comparative Approach
History Paper AwardGabor Szommer, Parallel expansions: The role of information during the formative years of the English East India Company
James M. Cretsos Leadership AwardAdam Worrall, University of Alberta
John Wiley Best JASIST PaperHuang, Sheng-Cheng; Bias, Randolph G; Schnyer, David, How are icons processed by the brain? Neuroimaging measures of four types of visual stimuli used in information systems. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(4):702-720, 2015
Pratt SevernDeidre Alyse Whitmore, Seeking Context: Archaeological Practices Surrounding the Reuse of Spatial Information
ProQuest Doctoral DissertationDr. Steffen Hennicke, What is the Real Question? An Empirical-Ontological Approach to the Interpretative Analysis of Archival Reference Questions
Research in Information ScienceReijo Savolainen, Everyday Life Information Seeking
Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal ScholarshipJesse David Dinneen, School of Information Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Analyzing File Management Behaviour
Thomson Reuters Outstanding TeacherDr. Lisa Nathan, University of British Columbia iSchool
Watson DavisDonald O. Case and Diane H. Sonnenwald
New LeadersBenafsheh Asadi, Alyson Gamble, Ekatarina Grguric, Kayla Hammond Larkin, Christine Meschede, Laura Ridenour, Hillary Stark, and Rebekah Willson

Chapter Awards

Chapter of the YearEurope
Chapter Member of the YearIsabella Peters, Eurpoean Chapter
Chapter Event of the YearNew Jersey Chapter, Regional Meeting at Rutgers University
Student Chapter of the YearPratt Institute
Student Chapter Membership Growth 1st PlaceUniversity of North Texas
Student Chapter Membership Growth 2nd PlaceMcGill University
Student Chapter Membership Growth 3rd PlaceEurope

SIG Awards

SIG of the YearMetrics (MET)
SIG Member of the YearAlyson Gamble (DL)
SIG Publication of the Year3D Printing and Digital Fabrication Technologies in Libraries and Museums , Bulletin, Volume 42#1, October/November 2015 by Moriana M. Garcia and Tod Colegrove, guest editors, SIG STI