Scholarship & Award Winners

2016

Best Paper Award
Melinda Malik
(2016). Assessment of a Professional Development Program on Adult Learning Theory. Portal: Libraries & The Academy, 16(1), 47-70

Christine Drew Immersion Scholarship
Mimi Guessferd

Continuing Education Scholarship
Stacey Brownlie

Annual Conference Scholarship for Librarians/Library Staff
Rebecca Pac
Naomi Toftness
Allyson Glazier
Vicki Gruzynski

Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students
Alicia Vaandering
Katie Beth Ryan

2015

Best Paper Award
Amber Billey, University of Vermont
Emily Drabinski, Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus
K.R. Roberto, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
What's Gender Got to Do With It? A Critique of RDA Rule 9.7Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 2014, 52:4, 412-421

Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Anna Newman
Jennifer Parkhurst-Skala
Lauren Buckley
Regina Pagani
Susan Alden
Timothy J. Dolan

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
Lia Horton, Saint Joseph’s College

Christine Drew Scholarship:
Catherine Wong, Merrimack College

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Nancy Little, American International College

 

2014

The Best Paper Award, sponsored by OCLC:
Laura Saunders, Simmons College
Mary Wilkins Jordan, Simmons College
Culture and Competencies: A Multi-Country Examination of Reference Service Competencies, Libri 2013, 63:1, 33-46

Mona Niedbala, University of Rhode Island
Writing and Publishing in a Blended Learning Environment to Develop Students’ Scholarly Digital Ethos, Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 32:2, 71-85

Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
none awarded

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
Dawn Cadogen, University of Connecticut
Rukmal Ryder, Salem State University

Christine Drew Scholarship:
Julie Adamo, Mount Holyoke College

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Jennifer Shallcross, Providence College
 

2013

The Best Paper Award:
Angela Locknar, MIT Libraries
Locknar, A., Mitchell, R., Rankin, J., Sadoway, D.R. (2012). Integration of Information Literacy Components into a Large First-Year Lecture-Based Chemistry Course. Journal of Chemical Education, 89, 487-491.

ACRL National Conference Scholarship:
Jeanette Lundgren, Becker College

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
none awarded
 
Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Shelley Gayler, Texas Women’s University

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Ruth Alcabes, Springfield Technical Community College

2012

The Best Paper Award:
Michele V. Cloonan, Simmons College
Bastian, J. A., Cloonan, M. V., & Harvey, R. (2011). From Teacher to Learner to User: Developing a Digital Stewardship Pedagogy. Library Trends, 59(4), 607-622.

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
Elise Browne, Eastern Connecticut State University
Kristina Edwards, University of Hartford
Marie Mueller, Mount Wachusett Community College
 
Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Jessica Dziedzic
Miguel Garcia
Michelle John
Karen Lindquist
Rosanna Longenbaker

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Susan Buzzell, University of Maine

2011

The Best Paper Award:
Trina J. Magi, Information and Instruction Services, University of Vermont
Magi, T. J. (2010). A Content Analysis of Library Vendor Privacy Policies: Do They Meet Our Standards? College & Research Libraries, 71(3), 254-272.
 
ACRL National Conference Scholarship
Michael Zeller, College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
Andria Tieman, Bryant University, Rhode Island
 
Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Seth Kershner, Massachusetts
Tomoko Kurahashi, Massachusetts
Angela Walker, Connecticut
Eva Wolfberg, Massachusetts

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Heidi Benedict, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island

2010

The Best Paper Award:
Kate Fuller, University of Connecticut Libraries
Jill Livingston, University of Connecticut Libraries
Susanna Cowan, University of Connecticut Libraries
Fuller, K., Livingston, J., Brown, S., Cowan, S., Wood, T., & Porter, L.. (2009). Making Unmediated Access to E-Resources a Reality: Creating a Usable ERM Interface. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 48(3), 287-301.

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff: 
Barbara Adams Hebard, Boston College
Michael Cerbo, University of Rhode Island
Julia Kliever, Providence College, Rhode Island

Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Erikka Adams, Massachusetts
Christin Chenard, New Hampshire
Katherine Dunn, Massachusetts
Jon Patrick Hartsfield, Massachusetts
Seth Kershner, Massachusetts
Emily Kilcer, Masssachusetts
Tara Quilitzsch, Rhode Island
Lexi Walters Wright, Massachusetts
Andromeda Yelton - Massachusetts
 

2009

The Best Paper Award:
Sarah Bordac and Jean Rainwater, Brown University, Rhode Island
Bordac, S., & Rainwater, J. (2008). User-Centered Design in Practice: The Brown University Experience. Journal Of Web Librarianship, 2(2-3), 109-138.

ACRL National Conference Scholarship:
Andrew Burkhardt, Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
Millie Gonzalez, Framingham State College, Massachusetts

Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Tina Chan, Massachusetts
Christin Chenard, New Hampshire
Connie Jo Dickerson, Connecticut
Graham Sherriff, Connecticut

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Kristin M. Jacobi, Eastern Connecticut State University
 

2008

The Best Paper Award:
Joanna Burkhardt, Professor Librarian, University of Rhode Island
Burkhardt, J. (2007). Assessing Library Skills: A First Step to Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 7(1), 25-49.

Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians/Library Staff:
Stephen G. Kuehler, Harvard University, Massachusetts
Jeanette J. Lundgren, Becker College, Massachusetts

Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students:
Brenda Carr, Massachusetts
Carrie Grimshaw, Massachusetts
Yuan Li, Rhode Island
Jason McGill, Rhode Island
Nancy O’Sullivan, Massachusetts
Charlie Remy, Maine

Continuing Education Scholarship:
Joy I. Hansen, Middlesex Community College, Massachusetts