Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award
This award, sponsored by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., honors a distinguished academic librarian who has made an outstanding contribution as an education and/or behavioral sciences librarian through accomplishments and service to the profession. Please remember to thank Wiley next time you speak with one of their representatives.
To read the award criteria and make a nomination, visit the ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award Web page.
The Distinguished Librarian Award Committee develops, plans, and implements the EBSS Distinguised Librarian Award.
Judith Walker named 2013 ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian
Judith A. Walker, education/psychology librarian and professor at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, is the recipient of the EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award. This award honors a distinguished academic librarian who has made an outstanding contribution as an education and/or behavioral sciences librarian through accomplishments and service to the profession.
Judy personifies the qualities that characterize a distinguished education and behavioral sciences librarian: extensive service and leadership in the field, scholarly publications that directly benefit academic librarians in her area, and the planning and implementation of exemplary programs and workshops for professional development. Her work for EBSS, the NASA Educator Resource Center, and as the ACRL has left a lasting impact on the field.
A prize of $2,500 and a citation, donated by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., will be presented to Judy during the EBSS program at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, on Saturday June 29, 2013 from 1:00-2:30 pm in room MCP-S405 in the convention center.
2012 - Dr. Scott Walter
2011 - Douglas Cook
2010 - Penny Beile
2009 - Dr. Gary Lare
2008 - Dr. John William Collins III
2007 - Dr. Patricia O'Brien Libutti
2006 - Elizabeth O. Hutchins
2005 - Kate Corby
2004 - Dr. Laurene E. Zaporozhetz
2003 - Ilene Rockman
2002 - Barbara Kemp
2001 - Charles Thurston
2000 - Leslie Bjorncrantz
1999 - Jo Ann Carr
1998 - Eva L. Kiewitt
1997 - Nancy P. O'Brien
1996 - Donald V. Osier
1995 - Hannelore B. Rader
1994 - Mary Ellen Collins