About the WGSS Award for Career Achievement in Women's Studies Librarianship
To honor distinguished academic librarians who have made outstanding contributions to women’s studies through accomplishments and service to the profession. The award recognizes those who have made long-standing contributions to the field during a career.
Award and Frequency
This award is given out on an annual basis.
Must be an ACRL WGSS member.
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 Jane Nichols, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.