2015              Outstanding Subject Development (team award) for the proposal and development of Foundations for Information Stduies

2012               CSU Faculty of Education Award for Academic Excellence

2012                Emerald Literati Outstanding paper awards. Highly Commended for Library Management paper for:
Kennan, M. A. (2011) Learning to Share: Mandates and Open Access. Library Management. Vol.32 No. 4/5. Pp302-318

2009               Honorable Mention. ASIST/Proquest Dissertation Award

2006-2008    John Metcalfe PhD scholarship (UNSW) & Australian School of Business Faculty PhD Award

2005               Recipient, Richard D’Avigdor/UNSW Library Conference Grant, (IFLA Norway)

2004               State Librarian’s Metcalfe Scholarship, UNSW, Faculty of Commerce and Economics. (MBT)

1997               Joint runner up, Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship