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Best JASIST Paper Award Recipients

The Best JASIST Paper Award recognizes the outstanding paper published in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), the fully refereed official scholarly publication of ASIS&T.  It has been sponsored by John Wiley and Sons since 1997 who awards a $1,500 cash prize and $500 for travel to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.  Papers are judged on the significance of the contributions to knowledge; relevance to key issues in information science; validity of results; originality of ideas; methods or applications; and quality of the presentation.

The recipients of the JASIST Best Paper Award are:

Year

Recipient

2020

Jianxiong Huang, Wai Fong Boh Kim Huat Goh
“Opinion Convergence versus Polarization: Examining Opinion Distributions in Online Word-of-Mouth"

2019

Ian Ruthven, Steven Buchannan, Cara Jardine
“Isolated, overwhelmed and worried: young first-time mothers asking for information and support online"

2018

Michael Kurtz and Edwin Henneken
“Measuring Metrics - A 40-Year Longitudinal Cross-Validation of Citations, Downloads, and Peer Review in Astrophysics”

2017

Dorte Madsen,
Liberating Interdisciplinarity from Myth. An Exploration of the Discursive Construction of Identities in Information Studies

2015

Frans van der Sluis, Egon I. van den Broek, Richard J. Glassey, Elisabeth M.A.G. van Dijk, and Franciska MG de Jong
When Complexity Becomes Interesting (volume 65, issue 7)

2016

Huang, Sheng-Cheng; Bias, Randolph G; Schnyer, David
How are icons processed by the brain? Neuroimaging measures of four types of visual stimuli used in information systems. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(4):702-720, 2015

2014

Suzan Verberne, Maarten van der Heijden, Max Hinne, Maya Sappelli, Saskia Koldijk, Eduard Hoenkamp andWessel Kraaij
Reliability and Validity of Query Intent Assessments (volume 64, issue 11)

2013

Wu, Ling-Ling, Huang, Mu-Hsuan, and Chen, Ching-Yi
Citation patterns of the pre-web and web-prevalent environments: The moderating effects of domain knowledge

2012

Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra and Jaap Kamps
Evaluation Effort, Reliability, and Reusability in XML Retrieval

2011

Jim Jansen and Soo-Young Rieh
The Seventeen Theoretical Constructs of Information Searching and Information Retrieval

2010

Max L. Wilson, M.C. Schraefel, and Ryen W. White
Evaluating Advanced Search Interfaces Using Established Information-Seeking Models

2009

Ofer Bergman, Ruth Beyth-Marom, Rafi Nachmias
The User-Subjective Approach to Personal Information Management Systems Design: Evidence and Implementations

2008

Teresa M. Harrison, Theresa Pardo, Ramon Gil-Garcia, Fiona Thompson, Dubravka Juraga
Geographic Information Technologies, Structuration Theory, and the World Trade Center Crisis

2007

Catherine Blake and Wanda Pratt, "Collaborative Information Synthesis, Part 1" & "Collaborative Information Synthesis, Part 2: Recommendations for Information Systems to Support Synthesis"

2006

Lisl Zach
When is Enough? Modeling the Information-Seeking and Stopping Behavior of Senior Arts Administrators

2005

Soo Young Rieh
On the Web at Home: Information Seeking and the Web Searching in the Home Environment

2004

Cecilia Brown
"The Role of Electronic Preprints in Chemical Communication: Analysis of Citation, Usage, and Acceptance in the Journal Literature"

2003

Gary Marchionini
Co-evolution of User and Organizational Interfaces: A Longitudinal Case Study of WWW Dissemination of National Statistics

2002

Martin Kaszkiel and Justin Zobel
Effective Ranking with Arbitrary Passages

2001

Robert M. Losee
When Information Retrieval Measures Agree About the Relative Quality of Document Rankings

2000

Marcia Bates
The Invisible Substrate of Information Science

1999

Paul Solomon
Special Award for a Series (Volume 48), Part I, Part II, Part III

Howard D. White and Katherine W. McCain
"Visualizing a Discipline: An Author Co-Citation Analysis of Information Science"

1997

Stephen P. Harter
"Variations in Relevance Assessments and the Measurement of Retrieval Effectiveness"

1996

Christine Borgman, Andrea Gallagher, Sandra Hirsh, and Virginia Walter
Children's Searching Behavior on Browsing and Keyword Online Catalogs: The Science Library Catalog Project

1995

Carol Barry
User-Defined Relevance Criteria: An Exploratory Study

1994

Ingrid Hsieh-Yee
Effects of Search Experience and Subject Knowledge on the Search Tactics of Novice and Experienced Searchers

1993

Ray R. Larson
Evaluation of Advanced Retrieval Techniques in an Experimental Online Catalog

1992

Raya Fidel
Searchers' Selection of Search Keys

1991

Gerald Candela and Donna Harman
Retrieving Records from a Gigabyte of Text on a Minicomputer Using Statistical Ranking

1990

Gary Marchionini
Information-Seeking Strategies of Novices Using a Full-Text Encyclopedia

1989

Tefko Saracevic, Donna Trivison, Alice Chamis, and Paul Kantor
A Study of Information Seeking and Retrieving

1988

Susanne M. Humphrey and Nancy E. Miller
Knowledge-Based Indexing of the Medical Literature: The Indexing Aid Project

1987

Henry Small
The Synthesis of Speciality Narratives from Co-Citation Clusters

1986

Robert Fugman
The Five-Axiom Theory of Indexing and Information Supply

1985

Raya Fidel
Online Searching Styles: A Case-Study Based Model of Searching Behavior

1983

Richard S. Marcus
An Experimental Comparison of the Effectiveness of Computers and Humans as Search Intermediaries

1982

Robert S. Taylor
Value Added Processes in the Information Life Cycle

1981

Richard S. Marcus and J. Francis Reintjes
A Translating Computer Interface for End-User Operation of Heterogeneous Retrieval Systems

1980

David C. Blair
Searching Biases in Large Interactive Document Retrieval Systems

1979

Marcia J. Bates
Information Search Tactics

1978

William S. Cooper
Indexing Documents by Gedanken Experimentation

1977

Michael F. Lynch
Variety Generation - A Reinterpretation of Shannon's Mathematical Theory of Communication, and its Implications for Information Science

1976

Derek de Solla Price
A General Theory of Bibliometric and Other Cumulative Advantage Processes

1975

Rowena Weiss Swanson
Performing Evaluation Studies in Information Science

1974

Victor Rosenberg
The Scientific Premises of Information Science

1973

William S. Cooper
On Selecting a Measure of Retrieval Effectiveness

1972

Christine Montgomery
Linguistics and Information Science

1971

James E. Rush, R. Salvador, and A. Zamora
Automatic Abstracting and Indexing.  Production of Indicative Abstracts by Application of Contextual Inference and Syntactic Coherence Criteria

1970

Gerard Salton
Automatic Processing of Foreign Language Documents

1969

F. Wilfrid Lancaster
MEDLARS: Report on Evaluation of its Operating Efficiency