2013 BRASS Awards Recipients
Emerald Research Award
There are two $5,000 cash awards, sponsored by Emerald Group Publishing, for ALA members seeking support in conducting research in business librarianship.
Jennifer Boettcher, Georgetown University
BRASS Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship
This $3,000 award and citation is sponsored by Gale Cengage Learning. It is awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to business librarianship.
Michael R. Oppenheim, Rosenfeld Management Library, UCLA
BRASS Business Expert Press Award
A $1,250 cash award, sponsored by Business Expert Press, is given to a librarian who is new to the field of academic business librarianship, in order to support his or her attendance to the ALA Annual Conference.
Annette Buckley, University of California at Irvine
BRASS Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award
A $1,000 cash award, sponsored by Gale Cengage Learning, is given to a student who is enrolled in an ALA accredited master's degree program, to attend the ALA Annual Conference and to receive a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA. The applicant should have demonstrated interest in a career as a business reference librarian.
Kelly LaVoice, Rutgers University
Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award
This annual $1,000 award, sponsored by Morningstar, supports the attendance at the ALA Annual Conference of a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service and who requires financial assistance in order to attend.
Salvatore DiVincenzo, Middle Country Public Library (NY)