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Update History
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4 Mar 2011 2.0 • Crawford winner and shortlist; World Horror Grandmaster; Clarke finalists, BSFA finalists, Bram Stoker finalists, Nebula finalists, PKD finalists; new compilations of data for Xatafi-Cyberdark awards, Prix Ozone, and the Mechanical Peach story contest; more data and few corrections for Carl Brandon, Golden Duck, Imaginaire, Peter McNamara, Gaylactic Spectrum, UPC, and Geffen, among others
22 Dec 2010 2.0 • World Fantasy Award winners, and others: Geffen, First Fandom, Big Heart, Norton, WSFA, Interzone poll, SF Site, SFRA, Gaughan, Skylark, Chandler, Dwarf Stars, FAAN, Rotsler, Ignotus, and Hubbard (Writers/Illustrators of the Future Awards) winners
10 Sep 2010 2.0 • Hugo, Campbell Memorial winners
24 Aug 2010 2.0 • Added World Fantasy, Ditmar nominations; Chesley, Sidewise winners
• Added thumbnail cover images for many winning books on awards listings pages, with Amazon links to search on author/title [note - some of these images are not properly justified, depending on the browser; these will be worked]
• Removed Saturn Awards
• Temporarily removed 'all-time' Locus and other SF polls (will be restored in a different section)
4 Aug 2010 2.0 Updated with numerous awards results announced so far this year, including lists for Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, Chesley, Sturgeon, Clarke, Philip K. Dick, Tiptree, Locus, SF Hall of Fame, and many others
25 Jan 2010 2.0 Updated with World Fantasy Awards winners, and other results through 2009 year end. Added Emperor Norton Awards.
12 Aug 2009 2.0 Updated with recent Hugo, Sidewise, Aurora, Chesley, and other awards winners, and latest World Fantasy Awards nominees.
24 Jul 2009 2.0 Added all awards results to date, including Hugo finalists, Locus winners, and numerous other 2009 results; filled in missing years of Interzone polls, Hubbard Prizes, and others; added new section for the David Gemmell Legend Award
2 Mar 2009 2.0 • Updated 2009 Nebula Award finalists; minor corrections elsewhere
28 Feb 2009 2.0 • Added 2009 Nebula Award finalists; 2009 SFWA Awards.
25 Feb 2009 2.0 • Additional data for Big Heart award added, per list provided by John Hertz; Big Heart listing pages, literary Nominees index, most Tables rebuilt.
20 Feb 2009 2.0 • Index updated with most available 2008 awards results and several early 2009 nomination lists;
• Shirley Jackson, WSFA Small Press, and Dwarf Stars awards added;
• Source indexes restored and updated after being omitted in the 2008 update;
• Layout of nominee index pages revised to align left and right columns;
• Color scheme of entire site revised;
• Html coding of pages reformatted with css tags;
• Homepage revised to include alphabetical list of awards, complete list of FAQs, and complete list of Tallies, rather than placing these on separate pages;
• Editors of Hugo-nominated professional magazines (from 1950s to 1960s) have been filled in, per active editors during respective qualifying years
20 Feb 2008
• Index updated with most available 2007 awards results and several early 2008 nomination lists

7 Feb 2007
• Index updated with all available 2006 awards results and several early 2007 nomination lists
• Data added for 2 additional awards: Sir Julius Vogel (New Zealand fan awards), and Carl Brandon (for works by or about people of color)
• The three Nominee Indexes -- for Literary nominees, Art nominees, and Film/TV nominees, now have fixed paginations with permalinks.
• Numerous additions have been made to tables of summary results for 'selected' Writers, Artists, Editors & Publishers, and Scholars & Critics. Egregious omissions may well remain; contact Locus Online with suggestions.

21 Jan 2006
• Index updated with all available 2005 awards results through December 2005
• Data added for 2 new awards: Quill, and Peter McNamara
• Added Alphabetical Directory of awards names and category names
• Added new chronology section Major Awards Winners by year
• Revised layout of index page somewhat, and added text headers to tables (Table T9 and following) that lacked them
• 23 Jan 06: Added new summary page Major Novel Winners, 1951-2005

22 Jan 2005
• Index updated with all available 2004 awards results through December 2004
• Data added for 3 new awards: Heinlein, Fountain, and Wooden Rocket
13 Feb 2004
• Added 2004 nominations to date--Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, Sapphire, British SF, Nebula
• Corrected results of Locus Online's all-time short fiction polls, and added categories for anthology and collection
12 Jan 2004
• Added 2003 results
• Added data for Prix Utopia, FAAn, and SESFA awards, plus several all-time best polls
• Added pseudonym cross-referencing in Nominee Indexes
4 Dec 2002
• Updated 2002 results where available--most awards except HOMer and several occasional awards
• Added data for 15 additional awards: World Horror Grandmasters; European awards Prix Eiffel, Geffen, Ignotus, Imaginaire, Italia, Lasswitz, Phantastik, UPC; theme award Lord Ruthven; new writer awards George Turner and Warner Aspect; reader poll Hayakawa; I-Con fan awards; discontinued Deathrealm reader poll
17 Mar 2002
• Added additional awards: Chesleys, Saturns (winners only), ASFA Web, etc.
• Expanded AnLab, Asimov's Reader, Writers/Illustrators of the Future, and several others to include complete results
• For each award, expanded novel-winners page to all-categories-winners page; added list by nominee of complete nominations and wins; added direct links to these pages from the Homepage
• Split Nominee Index into separate indexes for literary/art/drama nominations
• Expanded Publisher and Magazines category indexes to include source records of books and stories from publishers and magazines; added similar indexes for Book Sources (anthologies and collections) and E-publications (websites, e-newsletters, etc.)
• Added Awards Overview table
• Added four additional Summary Results tables for artists, editors & publishers, scholars & critics, and fans, in addition to writers
• Added tables of lists answering FAQs (what novels have won the Hugo?, etc.)
• Added additional tallies
• Added tables of statistics
• Added Users Guide text pages with definitions, format notes, how to use the site, etc.
• Added essays on history of awards, meaning of awards, and influences of awards
• Added FAQtoid discussions of several issues
22 Nov 2001
• Results of awards through November 2001
• Over 50 additional awards — all those beyond the 10 'major' ones
• Descriptions of each award;
• An index to judges and jurors;
• A Chart of Majors, awards tallies of 200 selected SFFH writers;
• Chronologies of awards winners by year, and of novels and stories published each year that won awards;
• Enhanced navigation — links threads through each award and each year.
24 Jun 2000
Incorporated misc bibliographical corrections to World Fantasy and Nebula records. Nominee Index: fixed repeated titles, Tiptree links, wrapping of certain long titles, errors in abbreviated co-nominee links. Title Index: matching titles now sort chronologically. Listings: added indications of withdrawn nominations and refused awards (also in Nom Index); nominations with no titles now sort by nominee.
19 Jun 2000
Initial post. Includes data for Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Stoker, Locus, Campbell Memorial, Clarke, Philip K. Dick, Tiptree, and Sturgeon awards; Nominee and Title Indexes; three supplemental indexes. Known problems: miscellaneous mostly minor bibliographic errors; repeated title entries in Nominee Index; links from Nominee Index to Award Listings are wrong when all results listed on one page (e.g. Tiptree).

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