EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Leadership Award

ACRL's Awards program will be on hold for the 2021-2022 award season, during which time nominations will not be accepted or juried and no recipients will be chosen for any ACRL awards. For more information, please contact Chase Ollis.


This annual award recognizes significant achievement in community college leadership.

Award

Sponsored by EBSCO Information Services. $750 cash plus citation for the award recipient.

Eligibility

Individuals who are current ACRL/CJCLS members are eligible to receive the award. Nominations will be kept on file for three consecutive years.

Criteria

Nominees for the leadership award should demonstrate significant achievement in advocacy of learning resources/library programs or services, or leadership in professional organizations that are associated with the mission of community, junior, or technical colleges.

Submissions

Submissions are not currently being accepted.

Electronic submissions through the online nomination form are required. Nominations should include a narrative letter describing the nominee's achievements and a CV for the nominee.

Questions or requests for assistance in compiling a nomination should be directed to award committee chair Sarah I. Smith, smith.sarah.isa@gmail.com.

View the full awards committee roster here.

2021 Recipient

Photo of Yumi Shin

Yumi Shin, Coordinator of Reference and Access Services, Lamar State College, Port Arthur

Previous Recipients

  • 2020 – Jean Amaral
  • 2019 – No recipient
  • 2018 – No recipient
  • 2017 – John Walsh
  • 2016 – Pearl Ly
  • 2015 – Mary Ann Sheble
  • 2014 – David M. Rodriguez
  • 2013 – Linda Baker
  • 2012 – Mary Ann Laun
  • 2011 – Melora P. Mirza 
  • 2010 – No recipient
  • 2009 – Kenley Neufeld
  • 2008 – No recipient
  • 2007 – David R. Dowell
  • 2006 – Susan Anderson
  • 2005 – Susan M. Maltese
  • 2004 – Carolyn Norman
  • 2003 – Mary Carr
  • 2002 – Cynthia Steinhoff
  • 2001 – Cary Sowell
  • 2000 – Juanita Karr
  • 1999 – Wanda Johnston Bahde
  • 1998 – Bernard Fradkin
  • 1997 – Gretchen H. Neill
  • 1996 – Margaret A. Holleman
  • 1995 – W. Lee Hisle
  • 1994 – Imogene L. Book
  • 1993 – Gloria Terwilliger
  • 1992 – Paul E. Dumont
  • 1991 – James O. Wallace
  • 1990 – Charles R. Peguese