Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award

About the Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award This annual award recognizes an academic or law librarian who, through research, service to the profession, or other creative activity, makes distinguished contributions to bibliography and information service in law or political science. This award honors Marta Lange, 1990-91 Law and Political Science Sections (LPSS) Chair, whose exceptional talents as a leader were enhanced by a wonderful collegial spirit. Her bright career, cut short in a fatal automobile accident in 1992, was an inspiration to others and a model of professional service.

Administered by:

Association of College and Research Libraries logo

Award and Frequency

$1,000 cash and a plaque donated by CQ Press
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

No restriction on who may apply.

Application Instructions

Electronic submissions are required.  Nominations should include a letter of nomination including the name, address, and phone number of both the nominating party and the nominee as well as a narrative supporting the nomination, and a current vita.

Individuals may nominate themselves or others. E-mail the nomination documentation to the award committee chair, Kelly S. Janousek, California State University - Long Beach, (562) 985-7815, E-mail: kelly.janousek@csulb.edu. For additional information, contact the award chair or Chase Ollis at collis@ala.org.

Contact Information

Ms. Amalia Louise Monroe- Gulick (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015) - collis@ala.org
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/29/2014. Last retrieved on 07/29/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Selection Criteria

Nominees should have achieved distinction in one or more of the following areas:

  • Planning and implementation of a model bibliography/information services program in a law or political science library
  • History of contributions to the field through research, publications and other activities displaying active participation in the advancement of law/political science librarianship
  • Service to the profession through ACRL or related regional and national organizations
  • Promotion or development of an education program for law and political science librarianship that has served as a model for other courses and programs