2017 ACRL Award Winners

Division Award Winners

Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award (Donor: GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO)
Loretta Parham, CEO and Director of the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library

Excellence in Academic Libraries (Donor: GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO)
University: Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
College: Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Community College: Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida

Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award (ACRL, ALCTS, LLAMA, LITA)
Mark Sandler, Principal at Novel Solutions Consulting

Section Award Winners

CJCLS Awards (Donor: EBSCO)
Library Resources Leadership Award
John Walsh, Director of Library Services at Cochise College

Library Program Achievement Award
LDS Business College

CLS Innovation in College Librarianship Award (Donor: ACRL College Libraries Section)
Jennifer Hunter and Christina Riehman-Murphy, Reference and Instruction Librarians at Penn State-Abington

Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award (Donor: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group)
Heather Blicher, Online Learning Librarian at Northern Virginia Community College

EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award
Deborah L. Schaeffer, Instruction and Reference Librarian and Liaison Librarian to the School of Social Work (retired) at California State University-Los Angeles

IS Awards
IS Innovation Award (Donor: EBSCO)
Susan Gardner Archambault of Loyola Marymount University, and Lindsey McLean of AbbVie, Inc.

IS Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year Award (Donor: Emerald Publishing)
Kelly McElroy at Oregon State University and Nicole Pagowsky at the University of Arizona for their two-volume book Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook

IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award (Donor: ACRL Instruction Section)
Mary MacDonald, Professor and Head of Instructional Services at the University of Rhode Island

PPIRS Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award (Donor: SAGE-CQ Press)
Julie A. Leuzinger, Associate Librarian and Head of Library Learning Services at the University of North Texas

RBMS/Leab Exhibition Catalogue Awards (Donor: Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab Endowment)
Category 1 Winner (Expensive)
The University of Toronto’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library for So Long Lives This: A Celebration of Shakespeare’s Life and Works 1616-2016

Category 2 Winner (Moderately Expensive)
The Mills College Center for the Book & Flying Fish Press for Reading the Object: Three Decades of Books by Julie Chen

Category 2 Honorable Mention (Moderately Expensive)
The University of Pennsylvania Libraries Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts for Covered With Vines: The Many Talents of Ludwig Bemelmans

Category 3 Winner (Inexpensive)
Georgetown University’s Booth Family Center for Special Collections for Undiscovered Printmakers: Hidden Treasures at Georgetown University Library

Category 4 Winner (Brochures)
Johns Hopkins University Special Collections for Lost & Found in the Funhouse: The John Barth Collection

Category 5 Winner (Electronic)
The University of Maryland Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives for Alice 150 Years and Counting…The Legacy of Lewis Carroll: Selections from the Collection of August and Clare Imholtz

STS Oberly Award for Bibliography in the Agricultural or Natural Sciences (Donor: Eunice Rockwood Oberly Endowment)
Frank Scholze and Michael Witt for re3data.org

ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award (Donor: Library Juice Academy)
Alanna Aiko Moore, Academic Liaison Coordinator and Librarian for Sociology, Ethnic Studies, and Gender Studies at the University of California-San Diego

WESS-SEES De Gruyter European Librarianship Study Grant (Donor: De Gruyter Foundation)
Marcy Bidney, Curator, American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

WGSS Achievement in Women’s Studies Librarianship Awards
Career Achievement
Jennifer Gilley, Head Librarian at Penn State University New Kensington

Significant Achievement
Janet Weaver, Assistant Curator of the Iowa Women’s Archives at the University of Iowa