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Ella Milliken Detro Wins Pratt Severn Award

October 10, 2018 |

Posted on October 10, 2018 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce Ella Milliken Detro has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award. The purpose of the award is to encourage student research and writing in the field of…

Dobreski and Kwaśnik Win Bob Williams History Fund Research Paper Award

October 3, 2018 |

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Brian Dobreski and Barbara Kwaśnik have been awarded a 2018 Bob Williams History Fund Award for their research paper titled “Changing Depictions of Persons in Library Practice: Spirits, Pseudonyms, and Human Books.” The Bob…

Poole Wins Bob Williams History Fund Best Research Paper Award

October 3, 2018 |

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Alex Poole has been awarded a 2018 Bob Williams History Fund Award for his research paper titled “Harold T. Pinkett and the Lonely Crusade of African American Archivists in the Twentieth Century.” The Bob…

Kurtz & Henneken Win Best JASIST Paper Award

August 17, 2018 |

Posted on August 17, 2018 by Lydia Middleton Dr. Michael J. Kurtz The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that “Measuring Metrics – A 40-Year Longitudinal Cross-Validation of Citations, Downloads, and Peer Review in Astrophysics,” written by Michael J. Kurtz and Edwin A. Henneken and published in Volume 68 of…

Buckland Wins Book Award

August 16, 2018 |

Posted on August 16, 2018 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Information and Society, written by Professor Michael Buckland and published by MIT Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for 2018. The award’s purpose is to recognize the outstanding book in…

Sköld Wins the ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award

August 16, 2018 |

Posted on August 16, 2018 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Olle Sköld is the 2018 recipient of the ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award from ASIS&T for his dissertation titled “Documenting Videogame Communities.” The award’s purpose is to recognize outstanding recent doctoral candidates whose research contributes significantly…

Greyson Wins Cretsos Award

August 15, 2018 |

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Lydia Middleton   The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Devon Greyson is the 2018 recipient of the ASIS&T Cretsos Leadership Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional ASIS&T activities. The award…

Polkinghorne Wins Clarivate Analytics Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship

August 9, 2018 |

Posted on August 9, 2018 by Lydia Middleton   Augustana Campus Life Photography The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Ms. Sarah Polkinghorne is the 2018 recipient of the ASIS&T Clarivate Analytics Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship. The award’s purpose is to foster research in information science by encouraging and assisting…

Fulton Wins Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

August 9, 2018 |

Posted on August 9, 2018 by Lydia Middleton The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is delighted to announce that Dr. Crystal Fulton is the 2018 recipient of the ASIS&T/Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award. The award’s purpose is to recognize the unique teaching contribution of an individual as a teacher of information science.…

August 2018 JASIST Now Available Online

August 8, 2018 |

Posted on August 8, 2018 by ASIS&T Staff The August 2018 JASIST (Vol. 69, Iss. 8) is now available online for reading by members and subscribers! With 9 research articles – topics ranging from digital libraries to patent citations – there’s something for everyone! AUGUST 2018 JASIST