Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award
Award and Frequency
Individuals may nominate themselves or others.
Electronic submissions are required. Applicants must submit a nomination form and supporting documents via email to Chase Ollis, email@example.com. The nomination form must be completed in its entirety. Nominations must be received by December 2, 2016, to receive full consideration. Nominations will be confirmed via email.
Supporting documents to accompany the nomination form include:
- a letter from you supporting the nomination
- a current vita for the person being nominated
- as many letters as you wish from other librarians supporting the nomination
- a high resolution photo of the nominee (at least 300 dpi), which will be used to make the official winner announcement immediately after the ALA Midwinter Meeting
All letters of support should be compiled by the nominator and sent along with the main nomination. Applications are kept in the award pool for three years. Applications may be updated each year, as long as they are received by the award deadline.
Individuals may nominate themselves or others. E-mail the nominating package to Chase Ollis at firstname.lastname@example.org. If sending multiple files, each file name must include the nominee's name.
Questions or requests for assistance in compiling a nomination should be directed to the chair, Penny Beile, Associate Director, Information Services and Scholarly Communication, University of Central Florida Libraries, T: (407) 823-5488, E-mail: email@example.com or Chase Ollis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Service to the organized profession through the Association of College and Research Libraries and related organizations
- Significant and influential research on academic or research library service
- Publication of a body of scholarly and/or theoretical writing contributing to academic or research library development
- Planning and implementing a library program of such exemplary quality that it has served as a model for others