About the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research
The award recognizes a research article published in English during the calendar year.
The Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research is given to the author(s) of a research article published in English during the previous calendar year and nominated by any member of LRRT or by editors of research journals in the field of library and information studies.
Dr. Jane Greenberg
"Theoretical Considerations of Lifecycle Modeling: An Analysis of the Dryad Repository Demonstrating Automatic Metadata Propagation, Inheritance, and Value System Adoption," published in Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 47(3&4): 380 - 402, April 2009. The article shows that lifestyle modeling can provide a theoretical framework to enhance the understanding of metadata and help to sustain robust repository development.