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Call for Nominations: ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect)

Do you know the next ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year winner?

ACRL is now accepting nominations for the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development.

The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, comes with a plaque and a $5,000 award. This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as:

  • Service to the organized profession through the Association of College and Research Libraries and related organizations
  • Significant and influential research on academic or research library service
  • Publication of a body of scholarly and/or theoretical writing contributing to academic or research library development
  • Planning and implementing a library program of such exemplary quality that it has served as a model for others

Electronic submissions are required. Applicants must submit a nomination form and supporting documents via email to Chase Ollis, collis@ala.org. Nominations must be received by December 4, 2015, to receive full consideration. For more information about the criteria and nomination process, visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/awards/achievementawards/acrllibrarian. For questions contact ACRL staff liaison, Chase Ollis at collis@ala.org, or committee chair, Penny Beile at pbeile@ucf.edu.

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