The Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award is given to the best paper that is presented at the JCDL (and earlier ACM DL) since 1998. All full papers that are accepted for presentation are eligible and the JCDL Steering Committee selects the winner.
Best paper at the JCDL conference (more information)
- 2013 | Kazunari Sugiyama and Min-Yen Kan. Exploiting Potential Citation Papers in Scholarly Paper Recommendation.
- 2012 | Hongbo Deng, Jiawei Han, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King. Modeling and Exploiting Heterogeneous Bibliographic Networks for Expertise Ranking.
- 2011 | Robert Sanderson, Benjamin Albritton, Rafael Schwemmer and Herbert Van De Sompe. SharedCanvas: A Collaborative Model for Medieval Manuscript Layout Dissemination.
- 2010 | David Bamman, Alison Babeu and Gregory Crane. Transferring Structural Markup Across Translations Using Multilingual Alignment and Projection.
- 2009 | Steven Bethard, Philipp Wetzler, Kirsten Butcher, James H. Martin and Tamara Sumner. Automatically Characterizing Resource Quality for Educational Digital Libraries.
- 2008| Catherine C. Marshall. From Writing and Analysis to the Repository: Taking the Scholars' Perspective on Scholarly Archiving.
- 2007 | Shane Ahern, Mor Naaman, Rahul Nair and Jeannie Yang. World Explorer: Visualizing Aggregate Data from Unstructured Text in Geo-Referenced Collections.
- 2006 | Carl Lagoze, Tim cornwell, Naomi Dushay, Dean Ecktrom, Dean Krafft and John Saylor. Metadata Aggregation and "Automated Digital Libraries": A Retrospective on the NSDL Experience.
- 2005 | Gordon W. Paynter. Developing Practical Automatic Metadata Assignment and Evaluation Tools for Internet Resources.
- 2004 | Mor Naaman, Yee Jiun Song, Andreas Paepcke and Hector Garcia-Molina. Measuring the User's Experience with Digital Libraries.
- 2003 | Barbara M. Wildemuth, Gary Marchionini, Meng Yang, Gary Geisler, Todd Wilkens, Anthony Hughes and Richard Gruss. How Fast is Too Fast?: Evaluating Fast Forward Surrogates for Digital Video
- 2002 | Donna Bergmark. Collection Systhesis.
- 2001 | Gregory Crane, Clifford E. Wulfman and David A. Smith. Building a Hypertextual Digital Library in the Humanities: A Case Study on London.
- 2000 | Joanna L. Wolfe. Effects of Annotations on Student Readers and Writers.
- 1999 | David Bainbridge, Craig G. Nevill-Manning and Ian H. Witten. Towards a Digital Library of Popular Music.
- 1998 | Catherine C. Marshall. Making Metadata: A Study of Metadata Creation for a Mixed Physical-Digital Collection.