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Awards for Excellence - 2008

Outstanding Papers - Library Studies


Award journal index



Aslib Proceedings

Winner

Volume 59 number 1
ICTs and learning disability: multidisciplinary perspectives on Project @pple
Peter Williams, Karen Bunning, Helen Kennedy

Highly commended

Volume 59 number 2
Post-structuralism, hypertext, and the World Wide Web
Luke Tredinnick

Volume 59 number 4&5
Parallel methods for the update of partitioned inverted files
A. MacFarlane, J.A. McCann, S.E. Robertson

Outstanding reviewer

Catherine Kelly, London Metropolitan University, UK


Collection Building

Winner

Volume 26 number 1
Electronic books and the humanities: a survey at the University of Denver
Michael Levine-Clark

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 4
Assessing collections using brief tests and WorldCat Collection Analysis
Jennifer Benedetto Beals, Ron Gilmour

Volume 26 number 4
GLBTQ content in comics/graphic novels for teens
Devon Greyson

Volume 26 number 2
Libraries as repositories of popular culture: is popular culture still forgotten?
Robert P. Holley, John H. Heinrichs

Outstanding reviewer

Robert Holley, Wayne State University, USA


Information Technology & People

Winner

Volume 20 number 4
IT-based knowledge management to support organizational learning: Visa application screening at the INS
Susan Gasson, Katherine M. Shelfer

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2
Internet and the lifeworld: updating Schutz's theory of mutual knowledge
Shanyang Zhao

Volume 20 number 4
Playing with masks: Fragmentation and continuity in the presentation of self in an occupational online forum
Emmanuelle Vaast

Volume 20 number 3
Do the ends justify the means? A Gramscian critique of the processes of consent during an ERP implementation
R. Willis, M. Chiasson

Outstanding reviewer

Catherine Middleton, no current affiliation


Journal of Documentation

Winner

Volume 63 number 4
The digital library as place
Jeffrey Pomerantz, Gary Marchionini

Highly commended

Volume 63 number 1
Knowledge of information behaviour and its relevance to the design of people-centred information products and services
Mark Hepworth


Library Management

The Alexander Wilson Award
Named after Alexander Wilson, Director-General of the British Library Reference Division from 1980 until his retirement in 1986. Before that he was Director of Cheshire Libraries and Museums, and Director of Libraries and Cultural Services in Dudley and Coventry.

Winner

Volume 28 number 6&7
The management and use of the Omagh Bomb Archive
Evelyn Johns

Highly commended

Volume 28 number 1&2
Developing knowledge innovation culture of libraries
Xiaoping Sheng, Lin Sun

Volume 28 number 3
Libraries and librarians – what next?
Fatt Cheong Choy

Volume 28 number 1&2
Embracing customer service in libraries
Hong Miao, Mia Wang Bassham


Library Review

R. D. MacLeod Award
Named after Library Review’s founding editor, Robert Duncan MacLeod (1885-1973). He founded Library Review in 1927 and remained editor until 1964, solely responsible for its establishment and development during those 36 years, encouraging many up-and-coming librarians, as well as publishing material from many of the profession’s prominent names.

Winner

Volume 56 number 5
Supporting lifelong learning in public libraries across Europe
Juliet Eve, Margo de Groot, Anne-Marie Schmidt

Highly commended

Volume 56 number 6
Making choices: research paradigms and information management: Practical applications of philosophy in IM research
M.E. Burke

Volume 56 number 6
Knowledge-sharing patterns of undergraduate students in Singapore
Ting Jer Yuen, M. Shaheen Majid

Volume 56 number 9
The evolving landscape of the learning commons
Regina Lee Roberts

Outstanding reviewer

Stuart Hannabuss, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University, UK


New Library World

Winner

Volume 108 number 11&12
The wrong path and the right path: The role of libraries in access to, and preservation of, cultural heritage
Michael Gorman

Highly commended

Volume 108 number 7&8
Time for a change: new approaches for a new generation of library users
Tamar Sadeh

Volume 108 number 1&2
Internationalization of LIS education in Europe and North America
Ismail Abdullahi, Leif Kajberg, Sirje Virkus

Volume 108 number 11&12
Opening up information for better public value
Robert Davies


OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives

Winner

Volume 23 number 3
Building an institutional repository: sharing experiences at the HKUST Library
Ki-Tat Lam, Diana L.H. Chan

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 2
A multifaceted approach to promote a university repository: The University of Kansas' experience
Holly Mercer, Brian Rosenblum, Ada Emmett

Volume 23 number 4
From digital library to institutional repository: a brief look at one library's path
Marianne A. Buehler, Marcia S. Trauernicht

Volume 23 number 1
Building partnerships among social science researchers, institution-based repositories and domain specific data archives
Ann G. Green, Myron P. Gutmann

Outstanding reviewer

Norm Medeiros, Magill Library, Haverford College, USA


Online Information Review

Winner

Volume 31 number 6
Perceived substitutability between digital and physical channels: the case of newspapers
Carlos Flavi

Highly commended

Volume 31 number 2
A review of image retrieval methods for digital cultural heritage resources
Chih-Fong Tsai

Volume 31 number 6
Cognitive shifts related to interactive information retrieval
Amanda Spink, Cheryl Dee

Volume 31 number 3
Blog searching: The first general-purpose source of retrospective public opinion in the social sciences?
Mike Thelwall, Laura Hasler

Outstanding reviewer

Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Performance Measurement and Metrics

Winner

Volume 8 number 1
Performance and usability testing of multidimensional taxonomy in web site search and navigation
Mohammad Nasir Uddin, Paul Janecek

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 2
Assessing Generic Learning Outcomes in public lending libraries
John Amosford

Volume 8 number 3
Turning knowledge into value in professional service firms
Ingo Forstenlechner, Fiona Lettice, Mike Bourne, Carol Webb

Volume 8 number 3
VAMP – laying the foundations
Claire Creaser, Angela Conyers, Suzanne Lockyer


Program

Winner

Volume 41 number 2
The power and vulnerability of the
Andrew Cox

Highly commended

Volume 41 number 3
Desa Informasi: a virtual village of “new” information resources and services in Indonesia
Liauw Toong Tjiek (Aditya Nugraha)

Volume 41 number 4
Functional requirements for bibliographic records: an investigation of two prototypes
Jan Pisanski, Maja

Volume 41 number 4
Pure dead brilliant? Evaluating The Glasgow Story digitisation project
Ian G. Anderson


Reference Services Review

Winner

Volume 35 number 2
Assessing information literacy skills using the ACRL standards as a guide
Ada Emmett, Judith Emde

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 1
Harnessing the Deep Web: a practical plan for locating free specialty databases on the web
Brett Spencer

Volume 35 number 4
Incorporating data literacy into undergraduate information literacy programs in the social sciences: A pilot project
Elizabeth Stephenson, Patti Schifter Caravello

Outstanding reviewer

Sylvia Tag, Western Washington University, USA


The Electronic Library

Winner

Volume 25 number 5
A framework of anti-phishing measures aimed at protecting the online consumer's identity
Rika Butler

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 1
A socio-technical perspective of museum practitioners' image-using behaviors
Hsin-Liang Chen

Volume 25 number 4
Print v. electronic reference sources: implications of an Australian study
Ann Ritchie, Paul Genoni

Volume 25 number 3
Reading habits and attitude in the digital age: Analysis of gender and academic program differences in Malaysia
Nor Shahriza Abdul Karim, Amelia Hasan

Outstanding reviewer

Lesley Moyo, Director for Library Research and Instructional Services University Libraries Virginia


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