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Awards for Excellence - 2013

Outstanding Papers - Library Studies

Award journal index

Collection Building


Volume 4 number 31
Patron-driven e-book use and users' e-book perceptions: a snapshot
Merinda McLure, Amy Hoseth

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 31
Use of collection development policies in electronic resource management
Suzanne Mangrum, Mary Ellen Pozzebon

Volume 4 number 31
Are we there yet? An analysis of e-book equivalent coverage in highly-circulated titles at The College of New Jersey Library
Forrest E. Link

Volume 1 number 31
When patrons call the shots: patron-driven acquisition at Brigham Young University
Rebecca Schroeder

Electronic Library, The


Volume 1 number 30
Why and how can "sleeping beauties" be awakened?
Juncheng Wang, Feicheng Ma, Minjie Chen, Yiqing Rao

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 30
Developing a Taiwan library history digital library with reader knowledge archiving and sharing mechanisms based on the DSpace platform
Chih-Ming Chen, Yong-Ting Chen, Chin-Ming Hong, Chin-Wen Liao, Chia-Meng Huang

Volume 4 number 30
Exploring the affordance and acceptance of an e-reader device as a collaborative learning system
Boon-Chong Seet, Tiong-Thye Goh

Volume 5 number 30
Metacognition and web credibility
Andrew D. Madden, Nigel Ford, Genevieve Gorrell, Barry Eaglestone, Peter Holdridge

Information Technology & People


Volume 3 number 25
Coordinating humanitarian information: The problem of organizational and technical trajectories
Andrea H. Tapia, Edgar Maldonado, Louis-Marie Ngamassi Tchouakeu, Carleen F. Maitland

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 25
Dimensions of employee privacy: an empirical study
Kirstie Ball, Elizabeth M. Daniel, Chris Stride

Volume 3 number 25
Sequential attrition of secondary school student interest in IT courses and careers
Catherine Lang

Volume 1 number 25
Professional commitment, organizational commitment, and the intention to leave for professional advancement: An empirical study on IT professionals
Vincent Cho, Xu Huang

International Journal of Web Information Systems


Volume 3 number 8
A survey on cloud-based sustainability governance systems
Hong-Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar

Library Review

R. D. MacLeod Award
Named after Library Review’s founding editor, Robert Duncan MacLeod (1885-1973). He founded Library Review in 1927 and remained editor until 1964, solely responsible for its establishment and development during those 36 years, encouraging many up-and-coming librarians, as well as publishing material from many of the profession’s prominent names.


Volume 7 number 61
Big deal and long tail: e-journal usage and subscriptions
Joachim Schöpfel, Claire Leduc

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 61
Pinning down a novel: characteristics of literary works as perceived by readers
Alenka Šauperl

Volume 8 number 61
Baby boomers, their elders and the public library
Mary F. Cavanagh, Wendy Robbins

Volume 3 number 61
Plugging the "whole": librarians as interdisciplinary facilitators
Jeffrey A. Knapp

New Library World


Volume 7 number 113
Staffless libraries - recent Danish public library experiences
Carl Gustav Johannsen

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 113
Emergent digital services in public libraries: a domain study
David McMenemy

Volume 7 number 113
Social media at the university: a demographic comparison
Alice B. Ruleman

OCLC Systems & Services


Volume 1 number 28
Matching music: clustering versus distinguishing records in a large database
Gail Thornburg, W. Michael Oskins

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 28
Creating a digital library of three-dimensional objects in CONTENTdm
Maura Valentino, Brian Shults

Volume 1 number 28
Improving access to digital music through content-based analysis
Juan Pablo Bello, Kent Underwood

Volume 1 number 28
Digital preservation and access strategies for musical heritage: the Swiss RISM experience
Laurent Pugin, Andrew Hankinson, Ichiro Fujinaga

Online Information Review


Volume 1 number 36
Internet search tactics
Alastair G. Smith

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 36
Predictors of high-quality answers
Mohan John Blooma, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Alton Yeow-Kuan Chua

Volume 4 number 36
Twitter use by three political leaders: an exploratory analysis
Noa Aharony

Volume 5 number 36
The sustainability and stabilization of tag vocabulary in CiteULike: An empirical study of collaborative tagging
Jin Ma

Performance Measurement and Metrics


Volume 2 number 13
What business are we in? Value added services, core business and national library performance
Judith Broady-Preston, Wendy Swain

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 13
Can we quantify the library's influence? Creating an ISO standard for impact assessment
Roswitha Poll

Volume 3 number 13
Web-tutorials in context: affordances and usability perspectives
Haakon Lund, Niels Ole Pors

Program: electronic library and information systems


Volume 2 number 46
DBpedia and the live extraction of structured data from Wikipedia
Mohamed Morsey, Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer, Claus Stadler, Sebastian Hellmann

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 46
Tweeting the friendly skies: Investigating information exchange among Twitter users about airlines
Nirupama Dharmavaram Sreenivasan, Chei Sian Lee, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh

Volume 2 number 46
Second Life in the library: an empirical study of new users' experiences
Christopher Peter Clarke

Volume 3 number 46
Resolving controlled vocabulary in DITA markup: a case example in agroforestry
Thomas Zschocke

Reference Services Review


Volume 1 number 40
Demystifying the data interview: Developing a foundation for reference librarians to talk with researchers about their data
Jake Carlson

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 40
Digital games in academic libraries: a review of games and suggested best practices
Mary J. Snyder Broussard

Volume 2 number 40
Libraries atwitter: trends in academic library tweeting
Darcy Del Bosque, Sam A. Leif, Susie Skarl