Scholarship & Fellowship Recipient Archive

2015 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Rebecca Greenstein
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    *****
    Alena Principato
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service
    Kathryn Shaw
    University of Alabama
  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of a Beta Phi Mu Member
    DawnMarin Dell
    Electronic and Instruction Services Librarian, Texas Tech University School of Law Library
  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Elizabeth Cramer
    Coordinator of Bibliographic Services and Professor, Appalachian State University
    For the study of international library development in India
  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Tiffany Chao
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Dissertation Title: Methods Metadata: Curating Scientific Research for Reuse
    *****
    Morgan Currie
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Dissertation Title: Tracing Technologies of Openness
    *****
    Noah Lenstra
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Dissertation Title: The Community Informatics of an Aging Society: A Comparative Case Study of Public Libraries and Senior Centers
    *****
    Teresa Prendergast
    University of British Columbia
    Dissertation Title: Early Literacy in the Lives of Children with Disabilities: Exploring the Experiences and Perspectives of Parents and Public Library children’s Librarians
    *****
    Nicholas Weber
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Dissertation Title: A Framework for Analyzing the Sustainability of Science Commons
    *****
    Ayoung Yoon
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Dissertation Title: Toward Trusted Data Curation: Data Reuse and Users’ Trust Judgement

2014 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Gennie Gebhart
    University of Washington
    Information School
    Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Pedro Gonzalez-Fernandez
    University of Maryland
    College of Information Studies
  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service
    Hailey Watkins
    Pratt Institute
    School of Information and Library Science
  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of a Beta Phi Mu Member
    Hayley Johnson
    Nicholls State University’s Ellender Memorial Library
    For attending a workshop on “Program Development and Proposal Writing” offered by the American Grant Writers Association
  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Katie McNirney
    UNC Chapel Hill
    For the study of digital libraries in Zambia and Malawi
  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Rhiannon Gainor
    McGill University, Canada
    Dissertation Title: Measuring Competitive Intelligence Outcomes
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Katherine Howard
    Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Dissertation Title: The GLAM* Convergence: Implications for the education of Cultural Heritage Information Professionals in Australia
    (*Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums)

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Aisha Johnson
    Florida State University
    Dissertation Title: Developing Southern Libraries to Influence the Life of the African-American User: An Exploratory, Archival Analysis
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Lorraine Dong
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Dissertation Title: The Social Ecologies of Mental Institution Records
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Amelia Acker
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Dissertation Title: Born-Networked Records: A History of the Short Message Service
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Kyle Jones
    University of Wisconsin
    Dissertation Title: Any data we can get our hands on: A contextual study of learning analytics and related issues of student privacy
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Kaitlin Costello
    University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
    Dissertation Title: Investigating information seeking and disclosure in online support groups for chronic kidney disease

2013 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Melanie Carden
    University of Alabama
    School of Library and Information Studies
    Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Lora Worden
    Emporia State University
    School of Library and Information Management
  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service
    Meera Garud
    University of Hawaii, Manoa
    Library and Information Science
  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of a Beta Phi Mu Member
    Amy Roberson
    Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Certification
  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    John Hickok
    “A Qualitative Analysis of Library Conditions & Services in Asia to Better Serve Asian International Students in U.S. Universities.”
  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Elisabeth Jones
    University of Washington
    Dissertation Title: Constructing the Universal Library
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Jinxuan Ma
    Florida State University
    Dissertation Title: Interacting with Health Information for Self-Care: An Exploratory Study of Undergraduates’ Health Information Literacy
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Claudia Serbanuta
    University of Illinois
    Dissertation Title:Voices from the Other Side of the Wall: The Case of Romanian Public Libraries of the 1970s and the 1980s
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Miriam Sweeney
    University of Illinois
    Dissertation Title: Servants of Cyberspace: A Critical Analysis of Microsoft’s Ms. Dewey
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Adam Worrall
    Florida State University
    Dissertation Title: The Roles of Digital Libraries as Boundary Objects Within and Across Social and Information Worlds
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Erjia Yan
    Indiana University
    Dissertation Title: Towards a Systematic Approach for Studying Scholarly Communication through Scholarly Networks

2012 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Ariel Deardorff
    University of Washington
    Jackson School of International Studies
    Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Daniela Rovida
    University of Arizona
    School of Information Resources and Library and Science
  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service
    Laura Browning
    Florida State University
  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of a Beta Phi Mu Member
    Margaret Swanson
    ACRL Training
  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Nic Weber
  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    C. Sean Burns
    University of Missouri
    Dissertation Title: Free or Open Access to Scholarly Documentation: Google Scholar or Academic Libraries
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Laura Christopherson
    University of North Carolina
    Dissertation Title:Understanding Online Communication: Developing a Lexicon to Support Search, Capture, and Use
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Marianne Martens
    Rutgers University
    Dissertation Title: A Historical and Comparative Analysis of Multiplatform Books: Technologies of Production, User-Generated Content, and Economics of Immaterial and Affective Labor
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Xi Niu
    University of North Carolina
    Dissertation Title: Beyond Text Queries and Ranked Lists: Faceted Search in Library Catalogs
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Sarah Roberts
    University of Illinois
    Dissertation Title: Behind the Screen: The Hidden Digital Labor of Video Content Moderators
    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Ji Yeon Yang
    University of Michigan
    Dissertation Title: A Dyadic Approach to Understanding Information Mediation in the Workplace

2011 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Sofia Athenikos
    Drexel University
    Dissertation Title: Enabling Entity Retrieval by Exploiting Wikipedia as a Semantic Knowledge Source

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Amber Cushing
    North Carolina
    Dissertation Title: Possession and Self Extension in Digital Environments: Implications for Maintaining Personal Information

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Keisuke Inoue
    Syracuse
    Dissertation Title: Investigation of the linguistic properties of information-seeking computer-mediated communication, through discourse analysis of digital reference interview logs and machine learning experiments.

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Amy VanScoy
    North Carolina
    Dissertation Title: Exploring the Meaning of Reference Work for Librarians in Academic Research Libraries

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Hollie White
    North Carolina
    Dissertation Title: Experimentally influenced study of the organizing issues associated with scientific data sets

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
    Yong Yi
    Florida State
    Dissertation Title: Consumer health information behavior in public libraries: A mixed methods study

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Kalsang
    Smith College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Graduate School of Library and Information
    Science

    Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Eric Ambler
    University of Southern California, University of Southern Mississippi, Graduate School of Library and Information Science

  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service
    Jennifer Colby
    University of Michigan
  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Natalia Ermolaev
  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of a Beta Phi Mu Member
    Santi Thompson
    DigCCurr Professional Institute at the University of North Carolina
  • 2010 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Kim Anderson
    UCLA Department of Information Studies
    Dissertation Title: Appraisal Learning Networks: How University Archivists Learn to Appraise Through Social Interaction

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Jeanette de Richemond
    Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, School of Communication and Information
    Dissertation Title:  What is “enough information?”

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Carolyn Hank
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science
    Dissertation Title:  Scholars and their Blogs:  Characteristics, Preferences and Perceptions Impacting Digital Preservation

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Kyungwon Koh
    Florida State University, School of Library and Information Studies
    Dissertation Title:  Proposing a Theoretical Framework for Digital Age Youth Information Behavior Building upon Radical Change Theory

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Ellen Pozzi
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Communication and Information
    Dissertation Title:  The Public Library in an Immigrant Neighborhood:  A Case Study of Italian Immigrants’ Literacies in Newark (NJ), 1889-1919

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Ellen Rubenstein
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
    Dissertation Title:  Ethnography of an Online Breast Cancer Support Group

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship for Beginning Professional Education
    Aaron G. Prosser

  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Media
    Katharine St. Laurent

  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Dorian Lange

  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education
    Samantha Schmehl Hines

2009 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Bradley Wade Bishop
    Florida State University
    Dissertation Title: Chat reference and location-based questions: A multi-method evaluation of a statewide chat reference consortium

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Jennifer Crispin
    University of Missouri
    Dissertation Title: Discovering the social organization of school library work

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Linda R. Most
    Florida State University
    Dissertation Title: The Rural Public Library as Place in North Florida: A Case Study

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Zhixian (George) Yi
    Texas Woman’s University
    Dissertation Title: The Management of Change in the Information Age: Approaches of Academic Library Directors in the United States

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Naomi Schemm

  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship
    Christine J. Hartigan

  • Harold Lancour Scholarship
    Jessie A. Howell

  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship
    Joshua Finnell

2008 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

    Serhiy Polyakov
    University of North Texas
    Dissertation Title: Performance of Interactive Information Retrieval System Based on Latent Semantic Labeling

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Xiaoli Huang
    University of Maryland
    Dissertation Title: Topicality Reconsidered: A Conceptual Analysis of Topical Relevance Relationships

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Yong-Mi Kim
    University of Michigan
    Dissertation Title: Topicality Reconsidered: The Role of Tags in Information Retrieval Interaction

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Maria Souden
    University of Michigan
    Dissertation Title: Information Work in the Context of the Experience of Chronic Illness

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Mary Jo Venetis
    University of North Texas
    Dissertation Title: Identification of Remote Leadership Patterns in the LIS Field

    Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Pengyi Zhang
    University of Maryland
    Dissertation Title: Supporting Sense-Making with Tools for Structuring a Conceptual Space

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Emma Carbone
    Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science

  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship
    Jennifer Lynn Ventura
    University of South Florida, School of Library and Information Science

  • Harold Lancour Scholarship
    Cristina Dominguez Ramirez
    Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship
    Sarah E. Wessel

2007 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Donghua Tao
    University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Erin Macauley

  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship
    Lisa Ree Anfield
    Kent State University

  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Theodore Patrick Milas
    Florida State University, College of Information

2006 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Bethany Letalian
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Dave Harmeyer
    Pepperdine University
    Dissertation Title: Online Virtual Chat Library Reference Service: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Rachel Delaney
    University of Kentucky

  • Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship
    Tana Shinn
    University of South Florida

  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Maria E. Gonzalez
    University of Texas

  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship
    Susannah Benedetti
    University of North Carolina Wilmington

2005 Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients

  • Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Brian Arbogast de Hubert Miller
    Florida State University
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
    Marcia A. Mardis
    Eastern Michigan University
  • Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
    Rachael Holovach
    University of Maryland
  • Blanche Woolls Scholarship
    Maria L. Muhlbauer
    SUNY-Buffalo
  • Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Tatiana Nikolova-Houston
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Frank B. Sessa Continuing Professional Education Scholarship
    Allaina M. Wallace
    National Snow and Ice Data Center/World Data Center for Glaciology in Boulder, Colorado
  • Elfreda Chatman/Beta Phi Mu Minority Doctoral Student Scholarship Award
    Min Song
    Drexel University