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SLIS Alum Recognized with 2015 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award

January 26, 2015

Congratulations to SLIS alum, Dr. Laura Sheble, MLIS 2002, who recently was announced as the runner up for the 2015 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award for her dissertation titled “Diffusion of Meta-Analysis, Systematic Review, and Related Research Synthesis Methods: Patterns, Contexts, and Impact.”Great job, Laura!

The iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding work in the information field. Nominations are solicited from all members of the iSchools organization, now 59 institutions worldwide, and judged by a selection committee drawn from leading international schools. The winner receives a prize of $2,500 US, the runner up $1,000. Both honorees also receive a travel allowance so they can collect their award in person at iConference 2015, which takes place March 24-­27, 2015, in Newport Beach, California, USA.