Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award

About the Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award
The ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development.

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2018 Winner(s)

David Lewis

Dean of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library

“David Lewis is a visionary in academic libraries, and he has shared his vision widely over an illustrious career,” said Dr. Jennifer L. Fabbi, chair of the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Committee and dean of the California State University-San Marcos University Library. “The award committee noted that David has been inclusive in his leadership and service, which has benefited academic librarianship at many levels. An example of this is his leadership of the Indiana Shared Print Project. He has left no groups behind.”