May 30, 2019 Spring Awards Dinner: Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Sandra Hirsh (Ph.D. ‘96) (L) and keynoter California State Librarian Greg Lucas (R). Photo courtesy: Jay Hirsh.

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.  

2019 

Sandra Hirsh, Ph.D. 1996, Distinguished Alumni Award

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, MLS 1962, Distinguished Alumni Award

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

2004 Marie Waters, MLS 1961, Distinguished Alumni Award

 

Last Updated: October 21, 2019