Core Margaret Mann Citation Committee


Solicits nominations and select an individual whose work demonstrates outstanding professional achievement in cataloging or classification, either through publication of significant professional literature, participation in professional cataloging associations, or valuable contributions to practice in individual libraries.This award is sponsored by Core and OCLC.

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Dr. Karen Snow (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Cynthia Marie Whitacre (OCLC Representative, May 9, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, January 12, 2022, to December 31, 2099)

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About this Committee


  • Promotes the opening of the application process and solicits citation nominations;
  • Reviews submitted nomination packages and selects awardee;
  • Chair/committee writes the announcement and citation.

Expected Time Commitment

  • Holds 1-2 virtual meetings and no face-to-face meetings each year;
  • Group members work an average of 2 hours per month in January, February, and March.

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Familiarity with the award, understanding of cataloging and classification; experience reviewing award applications is helpful.


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