Francis Joseph Campbell Award recipient named

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For Immediate Release

April 2002

Francis Joseph Campbell Award recipient named

Julie Klauber, librarian, Talking Books Plus, Outreach Services, Suffolk Cooperative Library System, Bellport, N.Y., is the recipient of the 2002 Francis Joseph Campbell Award given by the Library Service to People with Visual or Physical Disabilities Forum of the Libraries Serving Special Populations Section of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA). The citation and medal is presented to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of library service for the blind and physically handicapped.

"Julie Klauber created and maintains the newsletter, Disability Resources Monthly (DRM), and the Web site, Disability Resources Monthly Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet,," said Ruth Nussbaum, award committee chair. "These current and constantly updated resources are invaluable guides for librarians and the general public. Julie's boundless energy and devotion to the dissemination of information have made a profound impact on the library services to individuals with blindness or physical impairments."

The award will be presented June 16, 2002, from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m., at the ASCLA President's Program and Award Ceremony during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Atlanta.

ASCLA is a division of the ALA.