2015 - Silvia Southwick
Southwick was honored for her scholarly work in the Linked Data field. While Silvia has a history of scholarship with linked data, in 2014 she outdid even her previous accomplishments by producing ten scholarly works including peer-reviewed journal articles, a book chapter, contributed talks, and a variety of presentations.
2014 – Marianne Buehler
Buehler was honored for publishing a peer reviewed article, a co-authored book chapter, and a book on scholarly communication, Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success, a significant and important contribution to the conversation in scholarly communication.
2013 – David Schwartz
Schwartz was honored for publishing a substantially updated edition of Roll the Bones in addition to two chapters on casinos in forthcoming hospitality textbooks, two refereed articles, one non-refereed article, two books reviews, and close to 70 opinion pieces, articles, and feature stories on gaming.
2012 – Paula McMillen
Paula was honored for both the productivity and quality of her scholarship. In particular, her publication of five referred journal articles, two book chapters and a refereed conference presentation in 2011 alone. Also mentioned was her work as a reviewer for five scholarly publications and her service on the editorial boards for four scholarly journals.
2011 – Jason Vaughan
Vaughan was honored for his extensive contributions to library scholarship. In 2010, he published a book, Library Technology Reports: Library Web Scale Discovery Services. In addition, Vaughan published three refereed journal articles, and was the sole author for two of the articles. He was the sole author for another journal article published in American Libraries. Vaughan presented four refereed presentations at national and state conferences. In collaboration with Peter Michel and Cory Lampert, Vaughan wrote two successful Library Services and Technology Act grants to provide funds for the digitization of library collections – “Menus: the Art of Dining” and “The Historic Landscape of Nevada.”
2010 – Cory Tucker
2009 – Jeanne Brown