[Eril-l] Seeking Nominations for the LITA/Library Hi Tech Award

Rodriguez, Michael michael.a.rodriguez at uconn.edu
Mon Dec 3 13:36:54 PST 2018

Hi everyone,

Nominations are open for the 2019 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award<http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/hitech>, which is given each year to an individual or institution for outstanding achievement in educating the profession about cutting edge technology within the field of library and information technology. Sponsored by the Library and Information Technology Association <http://www.ala.org/lita/> (LITA) and Library Hi Tech, the award includes a citation of merit and a $1,000 stipend provided by Emerald Publishing<https://www.emeraldinsight.com/>, publishers of Library Hi Tech.

The award, given to either a living individual or an institution, may recognize a single seminal work or a body of work created during or continuing into the five years immediately preceding the award year. The body of work need not be limited to published texts but can include course plans or actual courses and/or non-print publications such as visual media. Awards are intended to recognize living persons and are not made posthumously. More information and a list of previous winners can be found on the LITA website<http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/hitech>.

Nominations must include the name(s) of the recipient(s), basis for nomination, and references to the body of work and should be submitted using the online nomination form<https://docs.lita.org/lita-forms/submit-a-nomination-for-the-lita-library-hi-tech-award/>. See also the official new release<http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2018/10/nominate-colleague-doing-cutting-edge-work-tech-education-lita-library-hi-tech>. (Nominate yourself or others!)

The award will be presented at the LITA President's Program during the 2019 ALA Annual Conference.

Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018.

We are excited to read your nominations!


Michael Rodriguez
Vice President/President Elect, ACRL New England Chapter
Licensing & Acquisitions Librarian
University of Connecticut
369 Fairfield Way U-1005B | Storrs, CT 06269
michael.a.rodriguez at uconn.edu<mailto:michael.a.rodriguez at uconn.edu> | 860-486-9325<tel:860-486-9325>

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