The Dartmouth Medal

The Dartmouth Medal is presented by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA). A medal that honors the creation of a reference work of outstanding quality and significance. "Creation" of reference works may include, but not be limited to, writing, compiling, editing, or publishing books or electronic information. The award is given to works that have been published or made available for the first time during the calendar year preceding the presentation of the award.

2002 The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

2001 Women in World History

2000 Encyclopedia of the Renaissance

1999 American National Biography edited by John A. Garraty & Mark C. Carnes

1998 Jewish Women In America: An Historical Encyclopedia edited by Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore

1997 The Dictionary of Art edited by Jane Shoaf Turner

1996 Civilizations of the Ancient Near East edited by Jack M. Sasson

1995 Encyclopedia of the American Presidency edited by Louis Fisher

1994 Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia edited by by Darlene Clark Hine

1993 Encyclopedia of Sociology edited by by Edgar F. Borgatta

1992 Atlas of United States Environmental Issues edited by Robert J. Mason, Mark T. Mattson

1991 Encyclopedia of the Holocaust edited by Israel Gutman

1990 Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

1989 We the People: An Atlas of America's Diversity edited by James Paul Allen, Eugene James Turner

1988 The Encyclopedia of Religion edited by Mircea Eliade

1987 The Encyclopedia of the American Constitution edited by Leonard Levy

1986 The International Encyclopedia of Education: Research and Studies edited by T. Neville Postlethwaite

1985 Wilsonline

1984 The Times Atlas of the Oceans edited by Alastair Couper

1983 Congressional Information Service, Inc.

Congressional Information Service, Inc., for "The body of its reference works which provide exceptional access to current and retrospective publications of the United States Government and to statistical publications from a wide variety of sources."

1982 New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians edited by Stanley Sadie

1981 Dictionary of Scientific Biography edited by Charles B. Gillispie

1980 No Award Presented

1979 The Encyclopedia of Bioethics Warren Reich, ed.-in-chief

1978 International Encyclopedia of Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Neurology Benjamin B. Wolman, ed.-in-chief

1977 Atlas of Early American History: The Revolutionary Era, 1760-1790 edited by Lester J. Cappon

1976 No Award Presented

1975 New England Board of Higher Education

New England Board of Higher Education for establishing NASIC, Northeast Academic Science Information Center, a regional experiment in the brokerage of information services.