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Awards

SIG USE AWARDS application criteria and reviewer’s evaluation criteria:

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Award Interdisciplinary Conference Travel Award
Student Conference Travel Award Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award
Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award Innovation Award
Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior Award  

ASIS&T SIGUSE 2013 Awards:

  • Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award:  Youngseek Kim and Jeffrey M. Stanton, Institutional and Individual Influences on Scientists’ Data Sharing Behaviors: A Multilevel Analysis
  • Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award: Vanessa Kitzie, Erik Choi, and Chirag Shah, From Bad to Good: An Investigation of Question Quality and Transformation
  • Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Waseem Afzal, Information Needs: A Conceptualization, Operationalization and Empirical Validation
  • Student Travel Award:  Devon Greyson
  • Interdisciplinary Travel Award: None
  • Innovation Award: Jenna Hartel, Karen Pollock, and Rebecca Noon, The Concept Formerly Known as Information
  • Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior Award: Nick Belkin

ASIS&T SIGUSE 2012 Awards:

  • Best Information Behavior Conference Paper Award:  June Ahn, Mega Subramaniam, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Amanda Waugh, Greg Walsh, & Allison Druin, Youth Identities as Remixers in an Online Community of Storytellers: Attitudes, Strategies, and Values
  • Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award:  Ji Yeon Yang & Soo Young Reih, Dual Roles in Information Mediation at Work: Analysis of Advice-receiving and Advice-providing Diary Surveys
  • Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Joung Hwa Koo, Yong Wan Cho & Melissa Gross, “Is Ignorance Really Bliss?”: Understanding the Role of Information-Seeking in Coping with Severe Traumatic Stress Among Refugees
  • Student Travel Award:  Laura Christopherson
  • Interdisciplinary Travel Award: Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez
  • Innovation Award: None
  • Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior Award: Pertti Vakkari

Past Awards

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2011

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2011 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Maria Souden (University College Dublin, Ireland) and Joan C. Durrance (University of Michigan), Information Use in Chronic Illness Care: The Role of the Electronic Health Record in Bridging Patient Experience and Healthcare Contexts
Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Chang Liu (Rutgers University), Using Dwell Time as an Implicit Measure of Usefulness in Different Task Types
Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Julie Hersberger (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), A Resilience and Information Behavior Model: Understanding Information Roles and Use Outcomes in Homeless Populations.
PhD Student Travel Award: Xi Niu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Interdisciplinary Travel Awards: Jenna Hartel (University of Toronto)
Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior Award: Donald Case (University of Kentucky)

2010

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2010 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Denise Agosto (Drexel University) and June Abbas (Oklahoma University)
Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Shelagh Genuis (University of Alberta)
Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Heather Piwower (NESCent-Durham, NC)
PhD Student Travel Award: Kyungwon Koh (Florida State University)
Masters Student Travel Award: Steven Fazzio (University of Texas-Austin)
Interdisciplinary Travel Awards: Roberto Gonzalez Ibanez (Rutgers University)
Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior Award: Barbara Wildemuth (University of North Carolina)
Barbara was also inducted in the Fellow of the SIG USE Academy of Fellows

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2009

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2009 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Tiffany Veinot (University of Michigan), A lot of people didn’t have a chance to support us because we never told them…’: Stigma management, information poverty and HIV/AIDS information/help networks

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Joy Joung Hwa Koo & Melissa Gross (Florida State University), Adolescents’ Information Behavior when Isolated from Peer Groups: Lessons from New Immigrant Adolescents’ Everyday Life Information Seeking

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster – Runner Up: Ellen Rubenstein (University of Illinois), Dimensions of Information Exchange in an Online Breast Cancer Support Group

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Rachael Clemens & Amber Cushing (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Deeply Meaningful Contexts: Probing the Boundaries of Everyday Life Information Seeking

Ph.D. Travel Award: Diane Mizrachi (UCLA)

Masters Travel Award: Margaret Lam (University of Toronto)

Interdisciplinary Travel Award Winner: Chirag Shah (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior: Elfreda Chatman, Raya Fidel, Karen Fisher, Catherine Ross, Tom Wilson, and Robert Taylor

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2008

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2008 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Patricia Souto, Brenda Dervin, Reijo Savolainen (University of Tampere, FINLAND; Ohio State University), Designing for knowledge worker informing: an exemplar application of sense-making methodology

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper – Runner Up: Erin M. Peach (University of Denver), The Information Seeking Behaviors of Individuals with Celiac Disease

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Maria Souden (University of Michigan), Information Work in the Chronic Illness Experience

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster – Runner Up: Bin Li (Wayne State University), Inside Look at Travelers’ Information Suitcase

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Yaling Lu (State University of New Jersey, Rutgers), Children’s information behaviors in coping with daily life

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award – Runner Up: Yuelin Li (The University of Southern Mississippi), Modeling Work Tasks and Information Seeking Behavior of Natural Disaster Victims

Ph.D. Travel Awards:
Jing Chong (Pennsylvania State University)
Heather Piwowar (University of Pittsburgh)

Interdisciplinary Travel Award Winners: Maria Souden (University of Michigan)
To attend: American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) annual conference, Making Information Behavior Relevant to Consumer Health Informatics

Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior: Reijo Savolainen (University of Tampere, Finland)

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2007

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2007 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Soo Young Rieh (University of Michigan), Toward an Integrated Framework of Information and Communication Behavior: College Students’ Information Resources and Media Selection

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper – Runner Up: Peiling Wang, Dimitris Dervos, Yan Zhang & Lei Wu (University of Tennessee Knoxville), Information-seeking behaviors of academic researchers in the Internet Age: A user study in the United States, China and Greece

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Yi Shen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Digital Information And Communication Networks And Scientific Research Substance – An Investigation Of Meteorology

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster – Runner Up: Brenda Dervin, CarrieLynn D. ReinHard (Ohio State University), Predicting Library, Internet And Other Source Use: A Comparison Of The Predictive Power Of Two User-Defined Categorizations Of Information Seeking Situations — Nature Of Situation Versus Situation “Emotions” Assessments

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Lorri Mon (Florida State University), Information Service Providers in Intermediated Information-Seeking in Virtual Worlds [View Abstract]

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award – Runner Up: Julie Hersberger (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), The Information User Environment of Refugees in the United States

Ph.D. Travel Awards:
Eric M. Meyers (University of Washington)
Nan Zhou (Drexel University)

Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior: Brenda Dervin

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2006

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2006 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Bharat Mehra and Kendra S. Albright, Health Information Services Available for People Living With HIV/AIDS: Perspectives of Library and Information Professionals

Meritorious Information Behavior Conference Papers: Joan C. Durrance, Dana Walker, Maria Souden, Karen E. Fisher, The Role of Community-Based, Problem-Centered Information Intermediaries in Local Problem Solving

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Carol F. Landry, MLIS, Karen E. Fisher (University of Washington), The Missing Piece: Affect and the Information Behavior of Stay-at-home Mothers

Meritorious Information Behavior Conference Posters: Theresa Dirndorfer Anderson (University of Technology- Sydney), Analyzing Uncertainty Tolerance in Information Discovery and Use; Lynn Westbrook (University of Texas-Austin) Formal Information Support Systems for Domestic Violence Victims

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Laurie Bonnici (Drexel University), Information Acquisition and Life Satisfaction in Cancer Survivors

Student Travel Awards: Ellen Rubenstein (University of Illinois) and Jennifer Berryman (University of Technology- Sydney)

Interdisciplinary Travel Award Winners:
Wu He (Center for Learning Technologies)
To attend: AECT (Association for Educational Communication & Technology) – Anaheim, CA Oct 23rd-27th, 2007

Crystal Fulton (University College Dublin)
To attend: Sunbelt XXVII, INSNA (International Network of Social Network Analysts), Corfu, Greece May 1-6, 2007

Outstanding Contribution to Information Behavior Research Award: Carol C. Kuhlthau

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2005

These awards were given at the ASIS&T 2005 conference.

Best Information Behavior Conference Paper: Michael Summers (Nielsen Norman Group) & Kathryn Summers (University of Baltimore), Reading and Navigational strategies of web users with lower literacy skills

Meritorious Information Behavior Conference Papers: Diane Nahl (University of Hawaii at Manoa) Affective and cognitive information behavior: Interaction effects in Internet use; Katy Newton Lawley, Dagobert Soergel, and Xiaoli Huang, University of Maryland, Relevance criteria used by teachers in selecting oral history materials

Best Information Behavior Conference Poster: Theresa D. Anderson (University of Technology, Sydney) Relevance assessment as an everyday experience

Meritorious Information Behavior Conference Posters: Kyung-Sun Kim (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Experienced web users’ search behavior: Effects of focus and emotion as control factors; Carol F. Landry (University of Washington) Work roles, tasks and the information behavior of dentists

Elfreda A. Chatman Research Proposal Award: Crystal Fulton (University College Dublin) Leisurely Pursuits: Community and Social Inclusion through Irish Lacemaking

Student Travel Awards: Abe Crystal (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Tawnya Means (University of Missouri-Columbia)

Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior: Marcia Bates

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