[Asis-l] Best Research in Information Science Award 2007

rhill at asis.org rhill at asis.org
Fri May 4 15:44:47 EDT 2007

The ASIST Award of Best Research in Information Science award i to
recognize an individual or individuals for an outstanding research
contribution in the field of information science. Do you have a friend
or colleague who should be nominated for the 2007 award?

The award is intended to be for achievements that have significant
impact in the field and is based on recent research or on previous
research whose contributions have recently been recognized. The award
is for a systematic "program of research" in a single area at a level
beyond the single study, but not at the level of a lifetime's work.

* Persons involved in information science research or developmental
programs which include research are eligible for the award.
* The award is to be made for individual(s), not organizations.
* Persons need not be members of ASIS&T to be eligible.

* Nominations for the award shall be sought annually. They may come
from any source and be sought by publicity through appropriate media.
* Writers of chapters of the latest published Annual Review of
Information Science and Technology should be consulted annually for
recommended nominations.
* The nomination package shall consist of the following: ?(a)
Nominating letter, stating why the candidate deserves the award; ?(b)
The name, address, and phone number of the person making the
nomination; ?(c) The name, address, and phone number of the candidate
for the award; ?(d) The nomination statement (200-500 words); ?(e) No
more than three letters of support; and no more than three supporting

Nominations should be addressed to the Best Research in Information
Science Award Jury and mailed to ASIST Headquarters by June 15.

Complete documentation for the award and a link for e-submission are
on the ASIST website: http://asis.org/awards/researchinis.html.

Robin Peek, Simmons College
Jury Chair

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