Dartmouth Medal

Dartmouth Medal
About the Dartmouth Medal
A medal that honors the creation of a reference work of outstanding quality and significance, including, but not limited to: writing, compiling, editing, or publishing books or electronic information.

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2012 Winner(s)

Green's Dictionary of Slang

Author: Jonathon Green; Publisher :Chambers

A collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, these volumes cover slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different English-speaking countries and regions.


2012 Honorable Mention(s)

International Encyclopedia of Political Science

Editors:Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino; Publisher: SAGE Publications in association with the International Political Science Association

With entries from leading international scholars from around the world, this eight-volume encyclopedia offers the widest possible coverage of key areas both regionally and globally.


Lifetime Achievement Award

2012 Winner(s)

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Author and Publisher: United States Department of Commerce

The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.