Francine Berman has been named the 2020 recipient of the Paul Evan Peters Award from the Coalition for Networked Information the Association of Research Libraries. The award recognizes notable, lasting achievements in the creation and innovative use of network-based information resources and services that advance scholarship and intellectual productivity.
“Dr. Berman’s research and leadership on data stewardship, preservation, and cyberinfrastructure have global implications for data sharing,” said Mary Lee Kennedy, Association of Research Libraries (ARL) executive director. “Her current work on the social and environmental impact of the Internet of Things comes at a time of significant transformation by research libraries as collaborative partners in the research and learning ecosystem. She is an exemplary leader and ARL is thrilled that she has received the Paul Evan Peters Award.”