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Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award has been presented annually since 1986, given to the best paper published in the field of geoscience information during the previous year.


2016

Leslie Hsu, Raleigh L. Martin, Brandon McElroy, Kimberly Litwin-Miller, and Wonsuck Kim. "Data management, sharing, and reuse in experimental geomorphology: Challenges, strategies, and scientific opportunities," Geomorphology, v. 244, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.03.039, 2015.


2015

Jeremy Kenyon and Nancy Sprague. "Trends in the use of supplementary materials in environmental science journals," Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, v. 75, doi: 10.5062/F40Z717Z, 2014.


2014

Shaun J. Hardy. "Open Access Publishing in the Geosciences: Case Study of the Deep Carbon Observatory," GSIS Proceedings, v. 43, 2012, p. 73-81.


2013

Adonna Fleming, Leslie M. Delserone, and Elaine Nowick. "The Ogallala Aquifer in Nebraska: Gray Literature (1891-2010)," Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, v. 13, 2012, p. 213-239.


2012

Lisa Johnston and Harvey Thorleifson. "Open Access Geology: Using the Institutional Repository to Host State Geological Survey Publications," GSIS Proceedings, v. 41, 2010, p. 15-22.


2011

Jody B. Foote. "State Geological Survey Libraries: A Disparity in Resources, Services, Access, and Professionalism," Science & Technology Libraries, 29: (1/2), 2010, p. 53-68.


2010

Linda R. Musser. "Progress in the Citation of Geoscience Data," GSIS Proceedings, v. 39, 2010, p. 55-58.


2009

Kathryn Lage. "Zoom!: Remote Sensing Imagery in the Geosciences," GSIS Proceedings, v. 38 (in press).


2008

Lura Joseph. "Comparison of Retrieval Performance of Eleven Online Indexes Containing Information Related to Quaternary Research, an Interdisciplinary Science," Reference & User Services Quarterly, v. 47, no. 1, p. 56-75, 2007.


2007

Lura Joseph. "Image and figure quality: A study of Elsevier’s Earth and Planetary Sciences electronic journal back file package" Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, v. 30, no. 3, 2006, p.162-168.


2006

Cathy A. Manduca, Ellen R. Iverson, Sean Fox, and Flora McMartin. "Influencing User Behavior through Digital Library Design: An Example from the Geosciences" D-Lib Magazine, v. 11:5, May 2005.


2005

Michael Noga. "Conference Proceedings in Geoscience Journals: What’s the Use?" GSIS Proceedings, v. 34, 2004, p. 19-39.


2004

Linda R. Musser. "What Geoscientists Cite – A Comparative Survey." GSIS Proceedings, v. 33, 2003, p. 5-10.

2004

Lisa Nickum. "Federal Government Information in the 21st Century – Public Access Issues." GSIS Proceedings, v. 33, 2003, p. 35-44.


2003

Charlotte R.M. Derksen. "USGS Publications: Current Access via the Web and via Catalogs." GSIS Proceedings, v.32, 2002, p. 107-116.


2002

Kristi L. Jensen. "Providing Access to Online Government Documents in an Academic Research Library Collection: A Case Study in the Geosciences." Science and Technology Libraries, v. 20, no. 2/3, 2001, p.15-25.


2001

Patricia B. Yocum and Gretchen S. Almy. "Information Literacy in the Geosciences: Report of a Practical Inquiry." GSIS Proceedings, v.30, 1999, p. 15-22.


2000

Lisa A. Wishard and Linda R. Musser. "Preservation Strategies for Geoscience Literature: New Technologies for an Old Literature." Library Resources & Technical Services, vol. 43, no. 3, 1999,p. 131-139.


1999

Barbara P. Buttenfield. "Looking Forward: Geographic Information Services and Libraries in the Future." Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, vol. 25, no. 3, 1998, p. 161 - 171.


1998

Lisa Wishard. "Where in the World? Finding Meteorological and Climatological Data." GSIS Proceedings, vol. 27, 1996, p. 63-77 (under her former name, Lisa A. Recupero).

1998

Melissa Lamont. "Managing Geospatial Data and Services." Journal Of Academic Librarianship, vol. 23, no. 6, 1997, p. 469-473.


1997

Linda L. Hill. "Stocking the Digital Library with Georeferenced Data." GSIS Proceedings, v.26, 1995, p. 11-17.


1996

Richard D. Walker and Myeonghee Lee Ahn. "The Literature Cited by Water Resources Researchers." GSIS Proceedings, v. 25, 1994, p. 67-77.


1995

Susan Klimley. "Limitations of Science Citation Index Data in Evaluating Journals and Scientists in Geology." GSIS Proceedings, v.24, 1993, p.23-31.


1994

Connie S. Wick. "Image-Related Aspects of Preserving High-Use Geoscience Literature by Deacidification." GSIS Proceedings, v. 23, 1992, p.5-9.


1993

Charlotte R. M. Derksen and Michael Noga. "The World of Geoscience Serials: Comparative Use Patterns." GSIS Proceedings, v.22, 1991, p.15-62.


1992

Nancy Butkovich. "Discussion of the Use of Foreign Language Sources in Geological Journals." GSIS Proceedings, v.21, 1990, p.99-107.


1991

Barbara Haner. "Guidebook Citation Patterns in the Geologic Journal Literature: a Comparison between 1985 and 1967." GSIS Proceedings, v.20, 1989, p. 159-169.


1990

Julie Bichteler and Dederick Ward, "Information-seeking Behavior of Geoscientists." Special Libraries, v.80, 1989, p.169-178.


1989

Rosalind Walcott, "Geoscience Dissertations for the Future: A Case Study from the United States." GSIS Proceedings, v.18, 1989, p.59-66.


1988

Julia Triplehorn. "Geologic Information on Alaska." GSIS Proceedings, v.17, 1987, p.96-113


1987

Julie Bichteler. "Expert Systems for Geoscience Information Processing." in Shelley, E.P., editor, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Geoscience Information: Australia Mineral Foundation, 1987, v.2, p.179-191.


1986

Susan Klimley. "Saving Geology Libraries - What's Available?" GSIS Proceedings, v.15, p.51-58