EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award

About the EBSS Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award This award honors a distinguished academic librarian who has made an outstanding contribution as an education and/or behavioral sciences librarian through accomplishments and service to the profession.

Administered by:

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) logoEducation and Behavioral Sciences Section logo

Award and Frequency

$2,500 cash and plaque, sponsored by the American Psychological Association.

This award is given out on an annual basis.


Must be an ACRL EBSS member.

Application Instructions

Electronic submissions through the online nomination form are required. Nominations should include a letter of support and a CV.

Questions or requests for assistance in compiling a nomination should be directed to the award committee co-chairs: Jodie Borgerding,  Amigos Library Services, borgerding@amigos.org and Yu-Hui Chen, SUNY Albany, ychen@albany.edu.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

Nominees should have demonstrated achievements in one or more of the following areas:

  • Service to the organized profession through ACRL/EBSS and related organizations
  • Significant academic library service in the areas of education and/or behavioral sciences
  • Significant research and publication in areas of academic library services in education and/or behavioral sciences
  • Planning and implementation of academic library programs in education and/or the behavioral sciences disciplines of such exemplary quality that they could serve as a model for others.