Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship

Established in 1989, the Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship presents a citation and $3,000 cash award to an individual who has made a significant contribution to business librarianship.

Applicants for this award will be evaluated based on their contribution to the field of business librarianship. These contributions may include, but are not limited to: authorship of a seminal book or articles in business librarianship; development of an imaginative and successful program centered around business within a library; teaching business librarianship in a particularly creative and substantive manner; and displaying strong leadership in a professional association geared to business librarianship.

*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.

Nominations

To submit a nomination, download and complete the nomination form, and follow the submission instructions therein.

Questions should be directed to the committee chair.

Recipients

2014 Celia Ross, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

2013

Michael R. Oppenheim, Rosenfeld Management Library, UCLA

2012

Rita W. Moss

2011

Nicolette Warisse Sosulski, Portage District Library

2010

Jennifer Boettcher, Business Reference Librarian at Georgetown University

2009

Michael Halperin, Lippincott Library, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

2008

Gary White

2007

Sylvia James

2006

Bobray Bordelon

2005

Charles J. Popovich

2004

Michael Madden

2003

Anne P. Mintz

2002

Irwin D. Faye

2001

Karen Chapman

2000

Catherine R. Friedman

1999

Priscilla Cheng Geahigan

1998

John Ganly

1997

Paul Wasserman

1996

Ruth A. Pagell

1995

Mark Leggett

1994

Judith May Nixon

1993

Lorna Daniells

1992

Michael R. Lavin

1991

Gerald L. Gill

1990

Diane C. Strauss