Emerald Awards for Excellence (2011) – Outstanding Paper Awards (New Library World). Public libraries as impartial spaces in a consumer society: possible, plausible, desirable? Christine Rooney-Browne and David McMenemy.
CILIP Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) Scan Award (2010) – to perform a comprehensive review of the quantitative and qualitative methodologies and best practice currently available for demonstrating the value of public libraries in the UK.
Euan Minto Award for Best Graduate Student Paper (University of Strathclyde, Dept of Computer & Information Sciences) (2009).
University of Strathclyde Research Day – Student Poster Prize (2009).
Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Awards Scheme (2007) – Full Doctoral scholarship (2007-2010).
Chartered Institute of Marketing (Scotland) Award for Top Student in Marketing & Communications Course (1998).
My article “Rising to the challenge: a look at the role of public libraries in times of recession” was selected by The Informed Librarian Online as a Featured Article in their July 2009 issue.