JADS has established Hiroko Nogami Memorial Award for Art Documentation in 2007. This award is named in honor of late Hiroko Nogami who was one of the initial members of JADS, and the award is funded by donation from her family.
1st Award (2006)
- Bijutsu Katarogu Ron [Catalogue d'art : documents, me'moires et discours] by Kan Shimamoto (Sangensha, 2005, Tokyo), a product of outstanding study of art catalogues focusing on 18-19th century france
- Art Libraries' Consortium which developed and released cross-searching system for art libraries
- Masaki Murakami in recognition of contribution for popularize art books and establishing basis of JADS.