About the Award

Sponsored by the UNT Libraries, the 2016 UNT Scholarly Works Outstanding Contributor Award recognizes contributors whose items included in the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository were accessed the most frequently and/or had the highest number of downloads. This year, awards were made in two categories:  UNT Libraries Employees and Other UNT Community Members. Previous winners were ineligible.

2016 Winners 

Dr. Paul Marshall 

Paul Marshall is Regents Professor of Chemistry at UNT.  His research interests include: gas-phase kinetics of atoms and small molecules; atmospheric and combustion chemistry.  Elementary reactions are studied over wide temperature ranges, and the results related to ab initio theoretical calculations. From April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, Dr. Marshall contributed 89 items which received a total of 592 uses during this period. You can view Dr. Marshall’s works within the UNT Scholarly Works Collection.

Dr. Mark McKnight 

Mark McKnight is the Head of the UNT Music Library; he also teaches coursework in the UNT College of Music Division of Theory, History, and Ethnomusicology and in the UNT College of Information. His research interests include:  19th-century American music criticism, early American sheet music, music classification systems, music forms and genres, and the music of Louisiana and New Orleans. From April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015, Dr. McKnight contributed 12 items which received a total of 118 uses during this period. You can view Dr. McKnight’s works within the UNT Scholarly Works Collection.