2015 ACRL Award Winners

Division Award Winners

Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award (Donor: YBP Library Services)
Robert A. Seal, Dean of University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago

Excellence in Academic Libraries (Donor: YBP Library Services)
University: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
College: Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Community College: Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida

Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award (ACRL, ALCTS, LLAMA, LITA)
Brian Schottlaender, Audrey Geisel University Librarian at the University of California-San Diego

Section Award Winners

CJCLS Awards (Donor: EBSCO)
Library Resources Leadership Award
Mary Ann Sheble, Dean of Learning Resources at Oakland Community College Libraries

Library Program Achievement Award
Anne Arundel Community College Andrew G. Truxal Library

CLS ProQuest Innovation in College Librarianship Award
Melinda Beland, Angie Cox, Melissa Gevaert, Anna Hollingsworth and Linda McLaury, all of the University of Northern Iowa’s Rod Library

Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award (Donor: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.)
Christina Sibley, Distance Education Librarian at Arizona Western College

EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award
No winner selected

IS Awards
IS Innovation Award
Michelle Keba, Michael Schofield, and Jamie Segno, all of Nova Southeastern University

IS Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year Award (Donor: Emerald Publishing Group Unlimited)
Emily Drabinski, Coordinator of Instruction at Long Island University-Brooklyn

IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award (Donor: ACRL Instruction Section)
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

LPSS Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award (Donor: SAGE-CQ Press)
No winner selected

RBMS/Leab Exhibition Catalogue Awards (Donor: Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab Endowment)
Category 1 Winner (Expensive)
The Grolier Club
Category 2 Winner (Moderately Expensive)
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto
Category 3 Winner (Inexpensive)
Saint Louis University Libraries, Archives and Records Management
Category 4 Winner (Brochures)
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library at the University of Alberta
Category 4 Honorable Mention (Brochures)
Getty Research Institute
Category 5 Winner (Electronic Exhibitions)
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library at Harvard University
Category 5 Honorable Mention (Electronic Exhibitions)
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

STS Oberly Award for Bibliography in the Agricultural or Natural Sciences (Donor: Eunice Rockwood Oberly Endowment)

WESS De Gruyter European Librarianship Study Grant  (Donor: De Gruyter Foundation)
Katharine C. Chandler, Reference Librarian at the Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book Department

WGSS Achievement in Women’s Studies Librarianship Awards
Career Achievement
Connie Phelps, Librarian, Services Department, Chair at the University of New Orleans

Significant Achievement
Nancy Goebel, Head Librarian at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta