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Award of Merit Recipients

The ASIS&T Award of Merit, established in 1964 by the Delaware Valley Chapter, is now the Association’s highest honor, bestowed annually to an individual who has made a noteworthy contribution to the field of information science, including the expression of new ideas, the creation of new devices, the development of better techniques and outstanding service to the profession of information science. The Award of Merit is sponsored by the Association.

The recipients of the Award of Merit are:

Year

Recipient

2020

Diane H. Sonnenwald

2019

Christine Borgman

2018

Toni Carbo

2017

Tom Wilson

2016

Peter Ingwersen

2015

Michael E.D. Koenig

2014

Marjorie M.K. Hlava

2013

Carol C. Kuhlthau

2012

Michael Buckland

2011

Gary Marchionini

2010

Linda C. Smith

2009

Carol Tenopir

2008

Clifford Lynch

2007

Donald H. Kraft

2006

Blaise Cronin

2005

Marcia Bates

2004

Howard D. White

2003

Nicholas J. Belkin

2002

Karen Sparck Jones

2001

Patrick G. Wilson

2000

Donald R. Swanson

1999

Jose Marie Griffiths

1998

Henry Small

1997

Dagobert Soergel

1996

Jean Tague-Sutcliffe

1995

Tefko Saracevic

1994

Harold Borko

1993

Robert M. Hayes

1992

Robert S. Taylor

1991

Roger K. Summit

1990

P. Atherton Cochrane

1989

Gerard Salton

1988

F. Wilfrid Lancaster

1987

Donald W. King

1986

Bernard M. Fry

1985

Robert L. Chartrand

1984

Joseph Becker and Martha Williams

1983

Dale B. Baker

1982

Andrew A. Aines

1981

Herbert S. White

1980

Claire K. Schultz

1979

Frederick Kilgour

1978

Calvin N. Mooers

1977

Allen Kent

1976

Laurence Heilprin

1975

Eugene Garfield

1974

Manfred Kochen

1973

Jesse H. Shera

1972

Phyllis Richmond

1971

Jerold Orne

1970

Cyril W. Cleverdon

1968

Carlos A. Cuadra

1967

Robert Fairthorne

1966

Mortimer Taube

1965

Charles P. Bourne

1964

Hans Peter Luhn