Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

Deadline for nominiations is December 1.

Purpose

The award is given for distinguished contributions to serials librarianship, including but not limited to those made within the previous three years, demonstrated by such activities as leadership in serials-related activities through participation in professional associations and/or library education programs, contributions to the body of serials literature, conduct of research in the area of serials, development of tools or methods to enhance access to or management of serials, other advances leading to a better understanding of the field of serials.

Criteria

  • ProQuest are not eligible to receive the award.
  • The award may be divided among two or more individuals who have participated jointly in the achievement for which it is granted.

Submission

The committee shall solicit nominations for the award during the year before its being granted and undertake its own investigations. Self-nominations are welcome.

Nomination packets should include:

  • a letter of nomination
  • from three to five letters of support
  • the nominee's resume
  • examples (no more than three) of the nominee's publications or other relevant documents.

Award

Presented by ALCTS Continuing Resources Section, the award consists of:

  • a citation and
  • $1,500 cash award donated by ProQuest, through its Serials Solutions business unit

Presentation

The award is formally presented at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony at the ALA Annual Conference.

Award Jury

For nomination information contact the Chair of the Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award Jury.

Award Recipients

Recipients of the Serials Librarianship Award
Year Recipient(s) Year Recipient(s) Year Recipient(s)
2013 Beverley Geer 2004 Pamela Bluh 1994 Tina Feick
    2003 Frieda Rosenberg 1993 Ann L. Okerson
2012 Valerie Bross 2002 Eric Lease Morgan 1992 Linda K. Bartley
2011 Peter McCracken 2001 No Recipient 1991 Deana L. Astle and
Charles A. Hamaker
2010 Steve Shadle 2000 Trisha L. Davis 1990 Jean G. Cook
2009 Brian Green 1999 Regina Romano Reynolds 1989 John E. Merriman
2008 Victoria Reich 1998 Crystal Graham 1988 Marjorie E. Bloss
2007 Julia Blixrud 1997 Cindy Hepfer 1987 James P. Danky
2006 Karen Hunter 1996 Jean Hirons 1986 Ruth C. Carter
2005 Dan Tonkery 1995 Peter Gellatly 1985 Marcia Tuttle