Esther J. Piercy Award
Award and Frequency
Nominee must have less than 10 years professional experience and be an ALCTS member.
Nominations shall include:
- name of nominee;
- date nominee entered first professional position; and
- a formal statement of nomination, with a brief rationale for the nomination;
- a resume or narrative career outline upon which the award jury can base its determinations;
- letters of endorsement from others should provide additional evidence of the worthiness of the nominee. The number of letters of endorsement received for a nominee shall not be a determining factor in the selection process; rather, the evidence of the person's accomplishments that they present shall be the factor considered.
Nominations for persons not selected for the award in one year may be resubmitted provided the person still meets the ten-year limit on length of professional experience. Eligibility is not limited by country, citizenship, or membership in a specific organization.
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Recipient notified by jury chair after Midwinter