We are pleased to announce the ALISE 2018 Award Winners!

The ALISE Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2018 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 Awards

ALISE Service Award

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie University

ALISE Award for Professional Contribution

Claudia Gollop, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

The Library Journal/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award

Renee Hill, University of Maryland

ALISE/Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award

Peiling Wang, University of Tennessee

ALISE Community conn@ct Mini-Grants

Christine Angel, St. John’s University: Creating Access to Archival Documents for Immigration Policy Reform: "A Project of Original Legislative History from the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and International Law for the (Re)construction of Immigration Policy within the United States Community Institution: The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS-NY)"
Karen Gavigan, University of South Carolina: "Creating an Anti-Gang Graphic Novel – Social Justice from Behind the Fence Community Institution: South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (SCDJJ)"
Joyce M. Latham, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milo Miller & Christopher Wilde, Co-founders, Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP), Milwaukee, WI: "The Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP) Community Institution: The Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP)"

Annual Conference Awards/Grants

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

Elizabeth Mills, University of Washington

Doctoral Students to ALISE Grant

Sylmari Burgos-Ramirez, Simmons College

Diversity Travel Award to the ALISE Annual Conference

Sangeeta Namdev Dhamdhere, Modern College of Arts, Science, and Commerce

ALISE Research Awards/Grants

ALISE/Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults

Bharat Mehra, University of Tennessee

ALISE Research Grant Competition

Lynne Bowker, University of Ottawa
"Against the clock: Developing and testing a framework for speed training in LIS education"

ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition

J. Elizabeth Mills, University of Washington; Kathleen Campana, Kent State University; Allyson Carlyle, University of Washington; Bowie Kotrla, Florida State University; Eliza T. Dresang, University of Washington; Ivette Bayo Urban, University of Washington; Janet Capps, Independent Researcher; Cheryl Metoyer, University of Washington; Erika Feldman, Independent Researcher; Marin Brouwer, Kent School District; Kathleen Burnett, Florida State University
"Early Literacy in Library Storytimes Part 2: A Quasi-Experimental Study and Intervention with Children's Storytime Providers"

ALISE/Proquest Methodology Paper Competition

Lynne Bowker, University of Ottawa
"Corpus Linguistics: It's not just for linguists!"

ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition

Rachel Ivy Clarke, Syracuse University
"It’s Not Rocket Library Science: Design Epistemology and American Librarianship"

ALISE Jean Tague Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Research Poster Competition

1st - Samantha Kaplan, UNC Chapel Hill
2nd - Sarah Al-Mahmoud, Simmons College
3rd - Tracie Kreighbaum, Emporia State University
3rd - Ana Valeska Ndumu, Florid State University
Honorable Mention - Inkyung Choi, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Honorable Mention - Shannon Crawford Barniskis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Honorable Mention - Karen Miller, University of South Carolina