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Awards for Excellence - 2012

Outstanding Papers - Library Studies


Award journal index



Aslib Proceedings

Winner

Volume 63 number 4
A comparison of link and URL citation counting
Mike Thelwall


Collection Building

Winner

Volume 30 number 1
Read, describe and share! Building an interactive literary web service: an article about Kirjasampo
Kaisa Hypen and Antti Impivaara

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 2
Serving the whole person: popular materials in academic libraries
Ann W. Hallyburton, Heidi E. Buchanan and Timothy V. Carstens

Volume 30 number 3
Assessing an academic library collection through capacity and usage indicators: testing a multi-dimensional model
Jacqueline Borin and Hua Yi

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Robert Holley


Information Technology & People

Winner

Volume 24 number 2
Completely online group formation and development: small groups as socio-technical systems
Sean P. Goggins, James Laffey and Michael Gallagher

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 1
To disclose or not: publicness in social networking sites
Patrick J. Bateman, Jacqueline C. Pike and Brian S. Butler

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Mike Chiasson
Assistant Professor Ricardo Gomez


Interlending & Document Supply

Winner

Volume 39 number 1
The relationship between ILL/document supply and journal subscriptions
Elena Bernardini and Silvana Mangiaracina

Highly commended

Volume 39 number 4
The end user enabled: the development of a UK wide resource sharing network for public libraries
Robert Froud and Elisabeth Robinson


International Journal of Web Information Systems

Winner

Volume 7 number 2
An experimental system for measuring the credibility of news content in Twitter
Hend S. Al-Khalifa and Rasha M. Al-Eidan

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 1
Semantic relatedness measurement based on Wikipedia link co-occurrence analysis
Masahiro Ito, Kotaro Nakayama, Takahiro Hara and Shojiro Nishio


Journal of Documentation

Winner

Volume 67 number 4
The modernity of classification
Jens-Erik Mai

Highly commended

Volume 67 number 3
A longitudinal study of changes in learners' cognitive states during and following an information literacy teaching intervention
Geoff Walton and Mark Hepworth

Volume 67 number 6
A genealogy of digital humanities
Marija Dalbello,

Volume 67 number 6
How information systems communicate as documents: the concept of authorial voice
Melanie Feinberg


Library Hi Tech News

Winner

Volume 28 number 1
The Wellcome Digital Library: building a sustainable infrastructure
Christy Henshaw


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 32 number 8/9
Libraries as places of invention
Annie Talve

Highly commended

Volume 32 number 4/5
Learning to share: mandates and open access
Mary Anne Kennan

Volume 32 number 3
Academic library non/low use and undergraduate student achievement: A preliminary report of research in progress
Deborah Goodall and David Pattern

Volume 32 number 4/5
Cities as long tails of the physical world: a challenge for public libraries
Anna Galluzzi


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 60 number 8
Effective public library outreach to homeless people
Peter Willett and Rebecca Broadley

Highly commended

Volume 60 number 4
Impact evaluation, advocacy and ethical research: some issues for national strategy development?
David Streatfield and Sharon Markless

Volume 60 number 7
Crisis of professionalism in public services: Addressing challenges to librarianship from a public administration perspective
Glenn S. McGuigan

Volume 60 number 3
Personal ontological information responsibility
Jodi Kearns and Rhonda Rinehart


New Library World

Winner

Volume 112 number 3/4
Canadian academic libraries and the mobile web
Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton

Highly commended

Volume 112 number 5/6
The economic crisis and its effect on libraries
Charles I. Guarria and Zhonghong Wang

Volume 112 number 1/2
Using workforce structures to enable staff retention and development: An academic library case study
Vanessa Warren

Volume 112 number 1/2
The DiSCmap project: Digitisation of special collections: mapping, assessment, prioritisation
Duncan Birrell, Milena Dobreva, Gordon Dunsire, Jillian R. Griffiths, Richard J. Hartley and Kathleen Menzies


OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives

Winner

Volume 27 number 1
How to choose a free and open source integrated library system
Tristan Muller

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 3
Leveraging the FRBR model for music discovery and data sharing: Autobiographical note
Jenn Riley

Volume 27 number 3
Creating a specialized music search interface in a traditional OPAC environment
Bob Thomas

Volume 27 number 4
Tunepal: searching a digital library of traditional music scores
Bryan Duggan and Brendan O'Shea

Outstanding reviewers

Robert Fox
Frederick Zarndt


Performance Measurement and Metrics

Winner

Volume 12 number 1
Two pupil-centred approaches to the assessment of school libraries
Andrew K. Shenton

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 1
Applying pop-up survey software to incorporate users' feedback into public library computing service management
Marcel Chiranov

Volume 12 number 1
Contextual approach to understanding the socio-cultural function of a public library in Japan
Lisa Klopfer and Haruki Nagata

Volume 12 number 2
Measuring the quality, value and impact of academic libraries: the role of external standards
Judith Broady-Preston and Alison Lobo


Program: electronic library and information systems

Winner

Volume 45 number 4
A core journal decision model based on weighted page rank
Hei-Chia Wang, Ya-lin Chou and Jiunn-Liang Guo

Highly commended

Volume 45 number 1
Quality of service in networks supporting cultural multimedia applications
Dimitris N. Kanellopoulos

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Nikos Korfiatis


Reference Services Review

Winner

Volume 39 number 1
Information is social: information literacy in context
Jennifer Hoyer

Outstanding reviewers

Jim Hahn
Stephen Zink


The Electronic Library

Winner

Volume 29 number 3
Collaborative networks of memory institutions in digitisation initiatives
Zinaida Manzuch

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 1
Libraries in the digital ecology: reflections and trends
Francisco-Javier Garcia-Marco

Volume 29 number 6
Customer service for academic library users on the web
Kiran Kaur and Diljit Singh

Volume 29 number 3
Study on a SaaS-based library management system for the Korean library network
Jane Cho

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Esharenana Adomi
Dr Stephen Mutula


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