2017 ALCTS Awards Ceremony

The ALCTS Awards Ceremony took place at the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Vicki Sipe, ALCTS President, presided.

The ceremony was sponsored by the University of Missouri–Kansas City, and the reception that followed was sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award

Award Recipient: Karen Kiorpes

Award Sponsor: Preservation Technologies, L.P.

Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Picured (left to right) are Robert Strauss (Preservation Technologies), recipient Karen Kiorpes, Kristen Kern (PARS Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg Preservation Award

Award Recipient: The MetaArchive Cooperative

Award Sponsor: Hollinger Metal Edge

George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg Preservation Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Beth Doyle (Hollinger Metal Edge), Deanna Ulvestad (MetaArchive), Martin Halbert (MetaArchive), Cinda May (MetaArchive), Kristen Kern (PARS Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant

Award Recipient: John M. Dewees

Award Sponsor: Library Binding Council

Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Daniel Bach (Library Binding Council), recipient John M. Dewees, Mary Kristen Kern (PARS Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

Coutts Award for Innovation

Award Recipient: Corey Halaychik

Award Sponsor: ProQuest

Coutts Award for Innovation recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Erika Johnson (Award Jury), recipient Corey Halaychik, and Vicki Sipe.

Margaret Mann Citation

Award Recipient: Hope A. Olson

Award Sponsor: OCLC, Inc.

Margaret Mann Citation recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Cynthia Whitacre (OCLC), Hope A. Olson, Susan Wynne (CaMMS Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

Harrassowitz Award for Leadership in Library Acquisitions

Award Recipient: Kristen Wilson

Award Sponsor: HARRASSOWITZ

Harrassowitz Award for Leadership in Library Acquisitions recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Friedemann Weigel (Harrassowitz), recipient Kristen Wilson, Sally Gibson (Acquisitions Section Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

First Step Award, a Wiley Professional Development Grant

Award Recipient: Jamie Carlstone

Award Sponsor: Wiley

First Step Award, a Wiley Professional Development Grant recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are recipient Jamie Carlstone, Anne Mitchell (CRS Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

Award Recipient: Robert Bremer

Award Sponsor: Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company

Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Jane Burke (Ex Libris), recipient Robert Bremer, Anne Mitchell (CRS Chair), and Vicki Sipe.

ALCTS Outstanding Collaboration Award

Award Recipient: CRKN-Érudit Partnership

Award Sponsor: ALCTS

ALCTS Outstanding Collaboration Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Clare Appavoo (CRKN), Tanja Niemann (ÉRUDIT), and Vicki Sipe.

ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award

Award Recipient: Dawn Hale, editor, for the monograph Shared Collections: Collaborative Stewardship.

Award Sponsor: ALCTS

ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured are recipient Dawn Hale (left) and Vicki Sipe.

Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award

Award Recipient: Kelly J. Thompson for her article "More Than a Name: A Content Analysis of Name Authority Records for Authors Who Self-Identify as Trans," volume 60, number 3 (July 2016): 140–155.

Award Sponsor: ALCTS

Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are recipient Kelly Thompson, Mary Beth Weber (LRTS Editor), and Vicki Sipe.

Esther J. Piercy Award

Award Recipient: Sarah Potvin

Award Sponsor: GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Esther J. Piercy Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Mark Kendall (GOBI), recipient Sarah Potvin, and Vicki Sipe.

Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award

Award Recipient: Jeanne Drewes

Award Sponsor: EBSCO

Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pictured (left to right) are Kitty Henderson (EBSCO), recipient Jeanne Drewes, and Vicki Sipe.

ALCTS Presidential Citations

ALCTS Presidential Citations recipient, sponsor, and presenter

M. Dina Giambi, Regina Gong, Julie Reese, and Karla Strieb are presented with ALCTS Presidential Citations by Vicki Sipe.

ALCTS Honors

ALCTS Honors recipient, sponsor, and presenter

John K. Duke, [two women on behalf of] Jeanne Harrell, Charles Wilt on behalf of Genevieve S. Owens, and Mary Beth Thomson on behalf of Joyce McDonough are presented with ALCTS Honors by Vicki Sipe.

Certificates of Appreciation

Certificates of Appreciation recipient, sponsor, and presenter

Pamela Blug, María Pinkas, Felicity Dykas, and Netanel Ganin are presented with Certificates of Appreciation by Vicki Sipe.