GODORT Award Winners

Created new page with list of current winners. To be updated with more detailed informaiton 3/5/21 LAH

Newsbank/Readex/GODORT/ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Research Grant

The NewsBank/Readex/GODORT/ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Award goes to Susanne Caro, Government Information Librarian at North Dakota State University. It provides funding for research in the field of documents librarianship, or in a related area that would benefit the individual's performance as a documents librarian or make a contribution to the field. This award, established in 1987, is named for Catharine J. Reynolds, former Head of Government Publications at the University of Colorado, Boulder. It is supported by an annual contribution of $2,000 from the NewsBank Inc.

ProQuest/GODORT/ALA "Documents to the People" Award

The winner of the 2021 ProQuest/GODORT/ALA “Documents to the People” Award is Kelly Smith. This award honors an individual, library, institution, or other non-commercial group that has most effectively encouraged the use of government documents in support of library service.

James Bennett Childs Award

The James Bennett Childs Award goes to Janet Fisher. It is a tribute to an individual who has made a lifetime and significant contribution to the field of documents librarianship. The Award is based on stature, service, and publication which may be in any or all areas of documents librarianship. Ms. Fisher will receive a plaque with a likeness of James Bennett Childs.

Margaret T. Lane / Virginia F. Saunders Memorial Research Award

The 2020 Margaret T. Lane/Virginia F. Saunders Memorial Research Award is awarded to Amanda Wakaruk and Sam-chin Li, Editors of Government Information in Canada: Access and Stewardship. This award is given annually to an author(s) of an outstanding published research in which government information form a substantial part of the documented research.