• Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence  - Outstanding Service Award (2007) See Award Recipients

  • SMARTer Kids Educational Grant from NEC (2002)

  • American Society for Information Science & Technology and Institute for Scientific Information: Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award (1999) See: Award Winners

  • Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching, University of Hawai'i at Mãnoa (1999) See: Award Recipients

  • DIALOG Essay Competition 2nd Prize (1997) See essay: The Synergy of Special Databases
    and Power Commands on Dialog

  • ISA Research Grant for developing a model for quantitative and qualitative database evaluation using the Information Science Abstracts database (1995)

  • Excellence in Writing Award of UMI (1993)

  • The Electronic Library Best Paper of the Year Award of Learned Information Ltd. and GEAC (1990)

  • IREX Fellowship for Research at University of Hawaii LIS Program with Professor C. Tenopir (1989)

  • UNDP Fellowship for Research at Dartmounth College Computer Center (1976)