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Announcing the 2013 Social Informatics Best Paper award winners!

ASIS&T SIG SI and the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI) are pleased to announce the winning papers of the 2013 Social Informatics Best Paper Awards. The winner of the 2013 Best Social Informatics Paper and $1,000 is:

Budhathoki, N.R, and Haythornthwaite, C. (2013). Motivation for open collaboration: Crowd and community models and the case of OpenStreetMapAmerican Behavioral Scientist, 57, 548-575. doi:10.1177/0002764212469364

The winner of the 2013 Best Social Informatics Student Paper and $500 is:

Oestricher-Singer, G. and Zalmanson, L. (2013). Content or community? A digital business strategy for content providers in the social ageMIS Quarterly, 37, 591-616.

The authors will present their papers and receive their awards at the 10th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium: “Connecting (Epistemic) Cultures and (Intellectual) Communities, co-sponsored by ASIS&T SIG SI and RKCSI. The symposium will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the 2014 ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Seattle. More information on the symposium can be found on the ASIS&T 2014 web site, and you can register for the symposium (and ASIS&T 2014) there as well. Congratulations to all!