LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award Committee

Charge

To solicit nominations and select the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student author or authors in the area of libraries and information technology. To recognize superior student writing and to enhance the professional development of the winner

Roster

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Eric Phetteplace (Past-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Sofia A. Slutskaya (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Ken Varnum (ITAL Editorial Board, September 21, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2020)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, August 1, 2015, to June 30, 2020)

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Composition

Consists of a chair, the editor of ITAL, a member of the LITA Education Committee, and another LITA member.

LITA Connect

The LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award Committee's group in LITA Connect is private for Committee members only.

About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Promotes the call for papers to SLIS faculty individuals
  • Reviews submissions
  • Selects winner'
  • Chair notifies authors after winner is selected and writes the statement for Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL)

Expected Time Commitment

  • Holds 1-3 virtual meetings and no face-to-face meetings each year
  • Group members work an average of 1 hour per month in January, February, and March

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Past experience judging competitions
  • Previously published scholarly papers (optional, not required)

 

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