Grey Akers

teacher, leader, and a writer on library techniques in Chapel Hill, N.C.


By precept and example she shaped the cataloging practices of thousands of small libraries throughout the country in reference to her contribution in writting, Simple Library Cataloging, published by the ALA.

Awards Won

Title Year
Margaret Mann Citation
The Margaret Mann Citation is awarded by the ALA ALCTS Cataloging and Classification Section for 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.
1956 - Recipient(s)