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Nominations for Best Publication of the Past Year, 2023 Now Open

ASIS&T SIG AI announces a call for nominations for the SIG AI Best Artificial Intelligence Published Paper Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize the best paper published in the scope of SIG AI (see

Papers that have been published (i.e., not just accepted or in print) in any peer-reviewed scholarly publication (journal or conference) in the prior calendar year (2023) are eligible for the award. At least one author of a winning paper must be a member of SIG AI at the time of award. (Note that any member of ASIS&T may become a member of the SIG at any time.) The paper must address AI design and implementation in information science and technology as a central topic. Papers that report the results of empirical research, theoretical papers, and methodological papers are all eligible for consideration. Papers that apply AI techniques (e.g., using NLP to process data) but without a focus on design and implementation are not eligible.

Nominations for the award should be submitted by the deadline 17th April 2024. Papers can be nominated by any member of SIG AI, including the paper authors. The award will consist of a cash prize of $200 and certificates from ASIS&T, to be presented at the Annual Meeting.

Submissions are via this form ( or (if you are unable to access the form) by email to giving the citation, a copy of the paper, and rationale for nomination, considering the award criteria: theoretical framework and/or conceptual relevance to AI design and implementation; strength and appropriateness of the methodology; significance and implications of the findings; originality; and clarity of expression.