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Congratulations to the Canadian Recipients of 2017 ALISE Awards!

January 19, 2017

Congratulations to members of the Canadian library and information management community being recognized by their peers at the 2017 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference in Atlanta, GA.

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

This award was created in memory of Connie Van Fleet, in recognition of her life’s work. The ALISE/Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults fulfills the mission of ALISE in one of the Association’s key intellectual domains by recognizing LIS research concerning services to adults in public libraries.

ALISE/Proquest Methodology Paper Competition

The purpose of this award is to stimulate communication on research methodologies at ALISE annual conferences.

  • Sarah Barriage, Rutgers University
    “The Use of Task-Centered Activities in Research with Children & Youth: Inspiration from Childhood Studies for Research in Library & Information Science”

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

The ALISE/University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award supports costs associated with travel to and participation in the ALISE Annual Conference.

ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition

The ALISE/The Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition recognizes dissertations that deal with substantive issues related to library and information science.

  • Devon Greyson, University of British Columbia, for Health-Related Information Practices and the Experiences of Young Parents

The Library Journal/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award

The Library Journal (LJ) / ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award, sponsored by Rowman & Littlefield, recognizes excellence in educating the next generation of library and information professionals. This partnership between Library Journal and ALISE affirms our commitment to the importance of innovation and critical student-centered thinking in the education of the next generation of library and information professionals.

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