Eastern New York ACRL Library Innovation Award
Do you know a library professional whose projects, scholarship or other contributions have demonstrated a commitment to innovation in libraries? We are currently seeking nominations for the ENY/ACRL Library Innovation Award. The ENY/ACRL Library Innovation Award recognizes a chapter member whose creativity, vision and leadership have contributed to positive changes within the academic library community. The award includes a plaque and a $500 honorarium, which is presented at ENY/ACRL’s spring conference.
To recognize an outstanding member of the Eastern New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
The recipient will be a current member of ENY/ACRL.
The recipient will have exhibited a dedication to fulfilling the ACRL mission and furthering the goals and objectives of ACRL and ENY/ACRL, in particular. He/she will exemplify the essence of librarianship through a commitment to service, professionalism, and accomplishment. In addition, the recipient may have demonstrated leadership qualities, served as a role model to colleagues, or developed innovative policies or projects that have enhanced operations in his/her own library, the region or the state.
The Past President of ENY/ACRL will appoint a Selection Committee following the Spring Conference, which will include the Past President who will serve a one year term and act as Chair. Committee members will not be eligible to be nominated for the award during their tenure on the Committee.
A call for nominees will be made through the ENY/ACRL Newsletter and firstname.lastname@example.org, our e-mail discussion group which is electronically available to all members. The purpose, eligibility and criteria for selection will be included, along with a nomination form. The nominees will be notified of their nomination which will be reviewed by the Selection Committee. The recipient will be selected, and a plaque and an award of $250 will be presented at the Spring Conference.
NOMINATION DEADLINE, March 15