Congrats, kudos, and all the rest to Dr. Cohen on winning the 2011 Kilgour Award.
LITA is pleased to announce the 2011 winner of the Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, Daniel J. Cohen. Dr. Cohen is an associate professor of history and art history at George Mason University and the director of the Center for History and New Media. The committee chose Dr. Cohen from a strong field of nominated leaders whose work have positively impacted libraries and information technology.
“I am incredibly humbled by this recognition,” Dr. Cohen said, “and I enormously appreciate the collaborative work that I have been fortunate to be a part of with librarians, technologists, scholars and especially my extraordinarily talented colleagues at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University
A Sample of “Fast Facts” About Dr. Dan Cohen:
+ Director of the Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University
+ Director of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University
+ Developer of Zotero, a research tool that the INFOdocket team use for many purposes (i.e. creating a searchable and permanent archive of important web pages). Zotero is simply superb and it also happens to be free which is a bonus because it’s one tool we would be willing to pay for.
+ Developer of several web sites including the September 11th Digital Archive and Echo.
What’s Echo all about?
The Echo Project uses electronic media to capture the history of science, technology, and medicine. The site includes a comprehensive catalog of other history of science Web sites, a guide to using the internet as a vehicle for history, and a place for scientists, engineers, doctors, and the general public to record their memories of important scientific events and movements.