LRRT Awards

Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research (for more information)

Certificate. Presented annually, the award recognizes a research article published in English during the calendar year, nominated by any member of LRRT or by the editors of research journals and information studies.

Deadline: February 13, 2023

Jesse H. Shera Award for the Support of Dissertation Research (for more information)

Certificate and $250. Presented annually to provide recognition for dissertation research employing exemplary research design and methods.

To submit a paper for the 2023 competition, email 2 copies (one in which your name and any other identifying information has been removed) in PDF format to: Karen Kaufmann ( with the subject line: Shera Award 2023, Dissertation Research

Deadline: February 13, 2023