ACRL Student Paper Award recipient announced

Contact: Margot Sutton


ALA News Release

For Immediate Release

February 2001

ACRL Student Paper Award recipient announced

Linda Marion, a doctoral student at Drexel University in Philadelphia, has been named the recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Student Paper Award, presented by the ACRL. The award encourages leadership in academic librarianship research.

Marion's paper,
Digital Librarian, Cybrarian, or Librarian with Specialized Skills: Who Will Staff Digital Libraries? will be presented at ACRL's 10th National Conference in Denver, on Saturday, March 17, 2001. The paper explores the territory of digital librarianship and examines the skills employers are seeking in new hires when filling technologically oriented jobs. Marion's presentation contains a content analysis of job ads to provide a map describing the domain of digital librarianship.

As the Student Paper Award recipient, Marion receives $500 and complimentary registration to ACRL's National Conference, March 15-18, 2001.

More information about National Conference programs and registration materials can be found
online. Questions concerning the conference should be directed to or 800-545-2433, ext. 2522.

ACRL is a division of the American Library Association. More information about ACRL's programs and services can be located