STARS Awards


Publication Recognition Award 

Administers an award to highlight and encourage excellence in publication in STARS areas, including interlibrary loan, document delivery, remote circulation, access services, cooperative reference, cooperative collection development, remote storage and other shared library services.

STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Award

The award is an annual cash award of $1,250 for travel and related expenses to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, and is intended for persons interested in a mentoring opportunity. The award is given to a library practitioner new to the field of interlibrary loan, resource sharing or electronic reserves.

Virginia Boucher/OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award

The award recognizes and honors a librarian for outstanding professional achievement, leadership and contributions to ILL and document delivery.  The award is named for Virginia Boucher, professor emeritus at the university of Colorado-Boulder and former ILL librarian whose significant contributions and leadership enhanced the field of interlibrary loan. The $2,000 award and citation are donated by OCLC, OnlineComputerLibraryCenter.