ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian Award Committee


To develop, plan, and implement the EBSS Distinguished 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. 


Elena M. Soltau (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Rachael Elrod (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Nancy P. O'Brien (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Kaya Van Beynen (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)

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The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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For more information about the EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences 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