The SIG of  the Year Award was established in 1975 to recognize a Special Interest Group’s professional accomplishments that reflect a major impact on the field of information science.

Past recipients of the SIG of the Year Award:

2015    Arts & Humanities (AH)
2014    Digital Libraries (DL)
2013    History & Foundation of Information Science (HFIS)
2012    Education (ED), Metrics (MET)
2011    Digital Libraries (DL)
2010    Information Needs, Seeking and Use (USE)
2009    International Information Issues (III)
2008    Information Needs, Seeking and Use (USE)
2008    International Information Issues (III)
2007    International Information Issues (III)
2007    Digital Libraries (DL)
2006    International Information Issues (III)
2005    International Information Issues (III)
2004    Scientific & Technical Information Systems (STI)
2003    Information Needs, Seeking and Use (USE)
2002    International Information Issues (III)
2002    Scientific & Technical Information Systems (STI)
2001    International Information Issues (III)
2000    International Information Issues (III)
1999    Medical Informatics (MED)
1997    International Information Issues (III)
1996    Classification Research (CR)
1995    Classification Research (CR)
1994    Library Automation & Networks (LAN)
1993    International Information Issues (III)
1992    Classification Research (CR)
1991    International Information Issues (III)
1990    Classification Research (CR)
1989    Medical Information Systems (MED)
1988    Medical Information Systems (MED)
1987    Behavioral & Social Sciences (BSS)
1986    Medical Information Systems (MED)
1985    Classification Research (CR)
1984    International Information Issues (III)
1983    International Information Issues (III)
1982    Education for Information Science (ED)
1981    Energy and Environmental Information (EEI)
1980    Library Automation & Networks (LAN)
1979    Library Automation & Networks (LAN)
1978    Public-Private Interface (PPI)
1977    Education for Information Science (ED)
1976    Biological & Chemical Information Systems (BC)