Congratulations 2016 Award Winners!


The coveted and prestigious ASIS&T awards represent the greatest recognition and respect professionals may afford their colleagues. All ASIS&T members and non-members are invited and encouraged to submit nominations for the awards. Selections of awards recipients are 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.

To view guidelines and nomination information, click on an award from the list below.

National AwardsNomination Deadline
Award of MeritJuly 1
Best Information Science Book AwardJuly 1
Best JASIST Paper AwardAugust
Best Research in Information Science AwardJune 15
History Fund: Research GrantJune 20
History Fund: Research Paper AwardJune 20
Lecture Series AwardSeptember 30
James M. Cretsos Leadership AwardAugust 1
New Leaders AwardMay 15
Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper AwardJune 15
ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation AwardJune 15
Doctoral Dissertation Proposal ScholarshipJuly 1
Outstanding Information Science Teacher AwardJuly 1
Watson Davis AwardJuly 15

Chapter AwardsNomination Deadline
Chapter of the YearAugust 15
Chapter Member of the YearAugust 15
Chapter Event of the YearAugust 15
Chapter Publication of the YearAugust 15
Chapter Innovation of the YearAugust 15
Student Chapter of the YearJuly 1

Special Interest Group (SIG) AwardsNomination Deadline
SIG of the YearAugust 15
SIG Member of the YearAugust 15
SIG Publication of the YearJuly 15