JCDL 2009 Awards

Winners of JCDL awards were announced at the banquet.  Congratulations to all!

Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award:
Automatically Characterizing Resource Quality for Educational Digital Libraries
Steven Bethard, Philipp Wetzler, Kirsten Butcher, James H. Martin, and Tamara Sumner

Best Student Paper Award:
Improving Optical Character Recognition through Efficient Multiple System Alignment
William B. Lund and Eric K. Ringger

Best Poster/Demo Award:
Using University Collections in Digital Library Education
Quinn Stewart and David Todd

Best Poster/Demo runners up:
Correlation of Music Charts and Search Engine Rankings
Martin Klein, Olena Hunsicker, and Michael L. Nelson
Virtual DL Poster Sessions in Second Life
Spencer Lee, Edward Fox, Gary Marchionini, Javier Velasco, Gonçalo Antunes, and José Borbinha