Harold Borko Tribute Luncheon

GSE&IS Dean Aimée Dorr, Information Studies Department Chair Gregory Leazer, and the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) invite you to a special luncheon celebrating the life of Harold Borko. Join colleagues, friends, and family in remembering the life and accomplishments of Harold Borko, a pioneer in the field of Information Science.

About Harold Borko, 1922-2012

A professor in the UCLA Library School of Library Services, Harold Borko was the author of two seminal texts in information science, “Abstracting Concepts and Methods” (New York, NY: Academic Press, 1975) and “Indexing Concepts and Methods” (New York, NY: Academic Press, 1979).

Dr. Borko served as President of both the American Documentation Institute and the American Society for Information Science (ASIS) in 1966. Among the many boards on which he served, two notable ones are the American Federation of Information Processing Societies and the U.S. National Committee for the International Federation for Documentation, National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Borko was honored with the ASIS Best Information Science Teacher Award in 1988. He also received the ASIS&T Award of Merit in 1994, when ASIS added “Technology” to its name.

Announcing the Harold Borko Student Award

In memory of Dr. Borko, the Harold Borko Student Award will be given to a student who represents scholarly excellence. For more information or to contribute, please visit giving.ucla.edu/HalBorkoStudentAward.

Colleagues, friends, alumni, and members of the Information Science community are welcome to submit photos, memories, or thoughts in honor of Dr. Borko by visting the Hal Borko Tribute page at halborko.gseis.ucla.edu.

RSVP to reserve your seat by Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

Contact Nick Belli to make your reservation at (310) 206-0375 or at nbelli@support.ucla.edu.

Date:
Monday, June 11, 2012 – 11:00am
Address:

UCLA Faculty Center, Hacienda Room, 480 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1617