Donald G. Davis Article Award

Previous Winners

2020               Dr. Laura E. Helton
                       "On Decimals, Catalogs, and Racial Imaginaries of Reading." PMLA 134, no. 1 (2019): 99-120.
                         Published in Information & Culture 1877-1925,”

2018               Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce
                       "The Reign of Children: The Role of Games and Toys in American Public Libraries"
                         Published in Information & Culture 1877-1925,”

2016                Steven Witt
                        "Agents of Change: The Rise of International Librarianship and the Age of Globalization"
                         Library Trends vol. 62, no. 3 (2014) pp. 504-518

2014                Debra Gold Hansen
                        "Depoliticizing the California State Library: The Political and Professional Transformation of
                        James Gillis, 1899-1917"
                        Information & Culture: A Journal of History v. 48, no. 1 (2013), 68-90

2012                Bernadette Lear, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg
                        "Yankee librarian in the Diamond City: Hannah Packard James, the Osterhout Free Library of
                        Wilkes-Barre, and the public library movement in Pennsylvania"
                        Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, 78, 124-162

2010                Kate McDowell, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
                        "Surveying the Field: The Research Model of Women in Librarianship"
                        The Library Quarterly, Vol. 79, No. 3, (2009): 279-300

2006                Not Awarded

2004                Virgil Blake, Queens College, City University of New York
                        "James Forging the Anglo-American Cataloging Alliance: Descriptive Cataloging, 1830-1908"
                        Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 3/4, 2003

2002                Carl Ostrowski, Middle Tennessee State University
                        "James Alfred Pearce and the Question of a National Library in Antebellum America"
                        Libraries & Culture, Vol. 35, No. 2, Spring 2000

2000                Louise Robbins, University of Wisconsin at Madison
                        "Fighting McCarthyism Through Film: A Library Censorship Case Becomes a Storm Center"
                        Journal of Library and Information Science Education 39 (Fall 1998): 291-311

The Donald G. Davis Article Award was awarded for the first time in 2000.