Reference Service Press Award

About the Reference Service Press Award
This award is given to recognize the most outstanding article published in RUSQ (previously RQ) during the preceding two-volume year.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

A plaque and cash award of $2,500.
 
*Monetary award amounts are subject to change without notice and are contingent upon donor funding supplied at the time the award is presented. Questions about these awards should be directed to the committee chairperson or to Leighann Wood, RUSA awards program coordinator, at lwood@ala.org.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Article is defined here to include any submitted or invited article or any invited column written by one or more individuals or by a committee, organization, or other group.   Authors of articles published in the journal during the award period and members of the editorial board or assisting in the referee process during the three years preceding the award year (e.g., 1991–93 for the 1994 award) are not eligible to be on the committee.

Application Instructions

Nominations should be submitted to the award committee chair. These letters must clearly state the contributions of the nominee in the field of business librarianship, and must explain the significance of these contributions and the magnitude of their influence. Self-nominations are accepted.

Questions about the award or the nomination process should be directed to the committee chair via phone or e-mail.

Contact Information

Displaying active committee roster as of 11/23/2014. Last retrieved on 11/23/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Selection Criteria

The article is selected on the basis of originality, timeliness, relevance to RUSA areas of interest and concern, and quality of writing. Article is defined here to include any submitted or invited article or any invited column written by one or more individuals or by a committee, organization, or other group.