LITA/Library Hi-Tech award nominations sought

Contact: Tel Aviv V. Barbee

Awards Coordinator


For Immediate Release

October 3, 2003

LITA/Library Hi-Tech award nominations sought

Nominations are sought for the 2004 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award, an annual award that honors an individual or institution for outstanding achievement in communication for continuing education in library and information technology.
Sponsored by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA)and Emerald Press, publisher of
Hi Tech, the award includes a citation of merit and a $1,000 stipend provided by Emerald Press

The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 31, 2003.

Currently serving officers and elected officials of LITA, members of the LITA/Library Hi Tech Award Committee and Emerald Press employees and their immediate family are ineligible.

The award recognizes either an individual or institution; and may recognize a single seminal work or a body of work created during or continuing into the five years immediately preceding the 2004 award year.
The body of work need not be limited to published text, but can include course plans or actual courses and/or non-print publications (e.g. visual media or hypermedia).

Nominations must include the name(s) of the recipient(s), basis for nomination, and references to the body of work, and should be sent to Catherine Mary Jannik, LITA/Library Hi Tech Committee Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology, Library and Information Center, 704 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332-0900.

More information and a list of previous winners can be found at

The award will be presented at the LITA President’s Program during the 2004 Annual Conference of the American Library Association in Orlando, Fla.

LITA is a division o the American Library Association.