Joseph W. Lippincott Award
James G. (Jim) Neal
Neal is a member of the OCLC Board of Trustees. He serves on the Council and Executive Board of the American Library Association, and recently completed a three-year term as ALA Treasurer. He has served on the board and as president of the Association of Research Libraries, on the board and as chair of the Research Libraries Group (RLG), on the board and as chair of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and on the board of the Digital Preservation Network. He is on the board of the Freedom to Read Foundation and the board of the Metropolitan New York Library Council. He has also participated on numerous international, national and state professional committees and is an active member of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).He is past president of the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). He will chair the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2017 National Conference in Baltimore.