[Eril-l] Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

Laura Turner lauraturner at sandiego.edu
Wed Nov 15 12:21:15 PST 2017


Dear Colleagues,

We are seeking nominees for the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. This
award recognizes
outstanding achievements (including risk-taking) by academic librarians
that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library
automation, library management, and/or library development and research.
This award honors the life and accomplishments of Hugh C. Atkinson, one of
the major innovators in modern librarianship.

This award is funded by an endowment created by divisional, individual, and
vendor contributions given in memory of Hugh C. Atkinson.

The nominee must be a librarian employed in one of the following during the
year prior to application for this award:

• University, college, or community college library

• Non-profit consortium, or a consortium comprised of non-profits that
provides resources/services/support to academic libraries

The nominee must have a minimum of five years of professional experience in
an academic library or in a non-profit consortium or a consortium comprised
of non-profits. Electronic submissions are required. Nominations must
include documentation that indicates the name, address, and phone number of
both the nominating party and the nominee as well as a narrative supporting
the nomination, and a current vita. Nominators are encouraged to provide
additional letters of support to assist the committee in understanding the
full scope of the nominee’s contributions.

Award: Plaque and cash award sponsored by ACRL, ALCTS, LLAMA, and LITA


Please e-mail the nomination to Chase Ollis at collis at ala.org.

Questions, please contact the award committee chair:

Theresa S. Byrd

Chair, Hugh C. Atkinson Award Committee

tsbyrd at sandiego.edu

For more information, please see this link:

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