We are pleased to announce the ALISE 2016 Award Winners!

The ALISE Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2016 ALISE Award Winners. These individuals exemplify the excellence that ALISE encourages and represents in the LIS community. Congratulations to all of our Award Winners! Award winner profiles will be updated on a rolling basis.

ALISE Award for Professional Contribution to Library and Information Science Education

Clara Chu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

LJ/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award

Patricia Galloway, University of Texas - Austin

ALISE/Norman Horrocks Leadership Award

C. Sean Burns, University of Kentucky

2016 Annual Conference Awards/Grants

ALISE Diversity Travel Award

Shaundra Walker, Georgia College

ALA Spectrum Travel to ALISE Conference Award

Lettycia Terrones, California State University - Fullerton

ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award

Cass Mabbot, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Doctoral Student to ALISE Award

Jennifer Thiele, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

2016 ALISE Research Awards/Grants

ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition

Denise Agosto, Rachel Magee, Michael Dickard, & Andrea Forte, Drexel University

ALISE Research Grant Competition

Leanne Bowler, University of Pittsburgh

ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition

Angela Pollak, University of Western Ontario

ALISE/ProQuest Methodology Paper Competition

Allison Benedetti, University of California - Los Angeles
John Jackson, Whittier College
Lili Luo, San Jose State University

ALISE/LMC Paper Award

Mega Subramaniam, Beth St. Jean, Natalie Greene Taylor, Rebecca Follman & Christie Kodama

University of Maryland College of Information Studies
Dana Casciotti
National Library of Medicine

OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research Grant Program

Iris Xie & Rakesh Babu, University of Wisconson - Milwuakee

Project title: Universal Accessibility of Digital Libraries: Design of Help Mechanisms for Blind Users

Abdulhussain Madhi & Arasha Joorabchi, University of Limerick
Project title: Fostering Library-Wikipedia Integration: Automatic Mapping of FAST Subject Headings to Wikipedia Articles

Besiki Stvilia, Florida State University
Dong Joon Lee, Texas A&M University
Shuheng Wu, Queens College CUNY
Project title: Social Aspects of Participation in Online Research Identity Management Systems

Pengyi Zhang, Peking University
Project title: Collaborative Sensemaking in Online Knowledge Groups

Denise Adkins & Heather Moulaison, University of Missouri
Project title: Latino Information Use as Moderated Through Social Media and Mobile Technologies