May 24, 2018 Spring Awards Dinner: From L-to-R: Board member Deidre Whitmore, Board VP Emily Meehan, Keynote Speaker Su Kim Chung (Head, Special Collections Public Service, UNLV), Board members Claude Zachary, Andrew Magpantay, 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner Miki Goral, Distinguished Service Award Winner Information Studies Distinguished Research Professor Christine Borgman, GSEIS Wasserman Dean Marcelo Súarez-Orozco, Board President Ashley Kagan, Information Studies Chair Jonathan Furner, Board member Mario Ascencio. Photo courtesy: Todd Cheney/UCLA.

Since 2004, the Distinguished Alumni Award has been given at the annual Spring Awards Dinner by the UCLA Library and Information Studies Alumni Association (LISAA) and the UCLA Information Studies Department to a graduate of the department in recognition of significant accomplishments in or service to the library profession, the Department of Information Studies, or the advancement of knowledge in library and information studies field.

Beginning in 2012 the Distinguished Service Award has been given, on an occasional basis, by LISAA and the Information Studies Department to any member of the Department of Information Studies community in recognition of their service to the department and the library and information studies profession.

 

2018

Miki Goral, MLS 1967, Distinguished Alumni Award
Professor Christine L. Borgman, Distinguished Service Award

2017

Marianne Afifi, MLS 1993, Distinguished Alumni Award

2016 

Dorothy McGarry, MLS 1971, Distinguished Alumni Award

2015
Esther Grassian, MLS 1969, Distinguished Alumni Award

2014
Kathleen (K.G.) Ouye, MLS 1972, Distinguished Alumni Award

2013
Barbara Tillett Ph.D. 1987, Distinguished Alumni Award
Susan Allen Ph.D. ’97, Distinguished Service Award

2012
Alan Jutzi, MLS 1974, Distinguished Alumni Award
Professor Virginia Walter, Distinguished Service Award

2011
Kenneth Karmiole, MLS 1971, Distinguished Alumni Award

2010
Susan Abler, MLS 1993, Distinguished Alumni Award
Keri Botello, MLS 1988, Distinguished Alumni Award

2009
Joyce Pellerano Ludmer, MLS 1969, Distinguished Alumni Award

2008
Yolanda Retter Vargas, MLS 1983, Distinguished Alumni Award

2007
Fontayne Holmes, MLS 1966, Distinguished Alumni Award
Joan Kapowitz, MLS 1984, Distinguished Alumni Award

2006
Alison Bunting, MLS 1970, Distinguished Alumni Award
Elizabeth Eisenbach , 1962, Distinguished Alumni Award

2005
Cynthia Mediavilla, MLS 1977, Ph.D. 2000 Distinguished Alumni Award

2004
Marie Waters, MLS 1961, Distinguished Alumni Award