Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award

Charge

Solicit nominations, market the availability of the award to the academic library community, facilitate the completion of the nomination process, select the award winner, monitor nomination pools and nomination updates, and recommend changes to award web site information.

Roster

Dr. Tyrone Heath Cannon (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Penny M. Beile (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Joshua A. Becker (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Penny M. Beile (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Ann Coder (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Michael Courtney (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Michael Whitchurch (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Marilyn Myers (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Erin T. Smith (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Theresa C. Stanley (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Karen A. Williams (Board Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

  • Maximum number of appointed members for this committee is four, excluding the chair and vice-chair. 
  • One member should represent library education.
  • One member should represent a research library.
  • Two additional members should be practicing academic librarians from two different types of libraries.
  • Ex-officio members include the chairs of CLS, CJCLS, and ULS, as well as the ACRL president and executive director.

Origin

The Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Committee was created by the ACRL Board of Directors.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL division-level committees are accepted through February 15 for service the following committee term, which begins July 1. Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer  for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

For more information about the Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award, visit the award page here.

Staff Liaison

Chase Ollis
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2521
E-mail: collis@ala.org