This award recognizes an individual or organization for outstanding research contributions in the field of information science.

Past recipients of the Research Award:

2014    Diane Kelly
2013    Susan Herring
2012    Kalervo Jarvelin
2011    Christine Borgman
2010    Susan Leigh Star
2007    Ophir Frieder
2006    Brenda Dervin
2005    Carol Kuhlthau
2004    Boyd Rayward
2003    Peter Ingwersen
2002    Carol Tenopir
2001    Paul Kantor
2000    W. Bruce Croft
1999    Donald H. Kraft and David C. Blair
1998    Marcia Bates
1997    Nicholas J. Belkin
1996    Gary Marchionini
1995    Charles T. Meadow
1994    Raya Fidel
1993    Howard D. White
1991    Abraham Bookstein
1990    Jose Marie Griffiths and Donald W. King
1984    Fritz Machlup (posthumously)
1984    Derek de Sola Price (posthumously)
1984    Ithiel de Sola Pool (posthumuously)