Richard Smiraglia Wins 2018 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award
From the LITA Blog:
Richard P. Smiraglia has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). Dr. Smiraglia is a Professor in the Knowledge Organization Research Group of the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Visiting Professor for 2016-2017 at DANS – Data Archives and Networked Services (a Division of the Royal Netherlands Academy of the Arts and Sciences) and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Knowledge Organization. He has also been on the faculties of the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University (1992-2009), the School of Library Service at Columbia University (1986-1992) and was Music Catalog Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1974-1986).
When notified that he had been selected, Smiraglia expressed, “I am humbled to receive this recognition by my peers and honored to be associated with the transformative legacy of Fred Kilgour.”
Members of the 2018 Kilgour Award Committee are Colby Riggs (Chair), Aimee Fifarek, Tabatha Farney, Amber Seely, Kyle W. Willis and Roy Tennant (OCLC Liaison).
Learn More About Dr. Smiraglia and the Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology
See Also: Dr. Smiraglia Bio Page (via U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
See Also: Richard P. Smiraglia: Influence Visualization, Publications, Citations (via Semantic Scholar)
See Also: Richard P. Smiraglia: Publications and Citations (via Microsoft Academic)
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