Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award

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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.

Stephanie Davis-Kahl named 2014 ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian

Stephanie Davis-Kahl, scholarly communications librarian and associate professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, is the recipient of the 2014 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (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.
 
A prize of $2,500 and a citation, donated by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., will be presented to Davis-Kahl at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014, during the EBSS program at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
 
“Stephanie embodies the characteristics of a distinguished education and behavioral sciences librarian,” said award Chair Elena M. Soltau, assistant director of reference at Nova Southeastern University. “Through her time and commitment to professional organizations, as well as her book chapters and articles on leadership, she has made a significant impact on the library field.” See the ALA press release for more information on her career and contributions to EBSS.
 
 

Previous Recipients

2013 - Judith A. Walker
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