WGSS Award for Career Achievement in Women & Gender Studies Librarianship

About the WGSS Award for Career Achievement in Women & Gender Studies Librarianship This award is given annually to honor a distinguished academic librarian who has made outstanding contributions to women and gender studies through accomplishments and service to the profession.  This award was established in 1999.

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Award and Frequency

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This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Must be an ACRL WGSS member.

Application Instructions

Electronic submissions are required.   Submissions must be made on the appropriate nomination form (available from the  WGSS Web site). In addition, please submit a nominating letter addressing specific area(s) or criteria and citing concrete examples. The nominations packet must include 3 letters of support. Send your nomination packet to the attention of Jennifer Mayer, mayerj@uwyo.edu.

If you have questions or require assistance in completing a nomination packet, please contact Jennifer Mayer, University of Wyoming, T: (307) 766-5578, E-mail: mayerj@uwyo.edu or Chase Ollis at collis@ala.org.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

The ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section Award for Career Achievement in Women’s Studies Librarianship is designed to honor individual career achievement in Women’s Studies Librarianship. Nominees should have demonstrated significant achievements and contributions in one or more of the following areas:
 
    * Service within the organized profession through ACRL/WGSS and/or related organizations;
    * Academic/research library service in the area of women's studies;
    * Research and publication in areas of academic/research library services in women's studies;
    * Planning and implementation of academic/research library programs in women's studies disciplines of such exemplary quality that they could serve as a model for others.