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SIG of the Year Recipients

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.

The recipients of the SIG of the Year Award are:

Year

Recipient

2019

2018

2017

Social Media (SM)

History & Foundations of Information Science (HFIS)

Visualization, Images, & Sound (VIS)

2016

Metrics (MET)

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) & International Information Issues (III)

2007

International Information Issues (III)

2005

Digital Libraries (DL)

2004

International Information Issues (III)

2003

International Information Issues (III)

2002

Scientific & Technical Information Systems (STI) & Information Needs, Seeking and Use (USE)

2001

International Information Issues (III)

1999

Scientific & Technical Information Systems (STI)

1997

International Information Issues (III)

1996

International Information Issues (III)

1995

Medical Informatics (MED)

1994

International Information Issues (III)

1993

Classification Research (CR)

1992

Classification Research (CR)

1991

Library Automation & Networks (LAN)

1990

International Information Issues (III)

1989

Classification Research (CR)

1988

International Information Issues (III)

1987

Classification Research (CR)

1986

Medical Information Systems (MED)

1985

Medical Information Systems (MED)

1984

Behavioral & Social Sciences (BSS)

1983

Medical Information Systems (MED)

1982

Classification Research (CR)

1981

International Information Issues (III)

1980

International Information Issues (III)

1979

Education for Information Science (ED)

1978

Energy and Environmental Information (EEI)

1977

Library Automation & Networks (LAN)

1976

Library Automation & Networks (LAN)

1975

Public-Private Interface (PPI)

1974

Education for Information Science (ED)

1973

Biological & Chemical Information Systems (BC)