1. ALCTS 2017 Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Sought
Greetings, Friends and Colleagues!
The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is
seeking nominations for the Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award. We
invite (no, encourage!) you to consider nominating ALCTS colleagues who you
feel would be strong candidates for this prestigious award.
The initial nomination process, noted below, is simple. I would be glad to
answer any questions.
TEXT OF THE PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWS:
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Association for Library
Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement
Award. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 18.
The Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the contribution of
a library leader who has demonstrated exceptional service to ALCTS and its
areas of interest (acquisitions, cataloging and classification, collection
management and development, preservation and reformatting and continuing
resources). Selection of the winner is based on the person's accomplishments
as they relate to: recognized leadership in ALCTS; significant contribution
to professional literature in ALCTS areas; exemplary research in ALCTS
areas; leadership in other professional associations at local, state,
regional or national level; acknowledged leader in and by the library
community at large; and recognition of achievements, e.g., awards,
citations, etc. The award winner receives a citation honoring his/her
contributions and a stipend of $3,000 generously donated by EBSCO. Nominees
must be ALCTS members and self-nominations will not be accepted.
If you are interested in nominating a candidate, send that nomination,
including the name, address, phone number and e-mail address of the nominee
and the person providing the nomination and a statement outlining the
qualifications of the individual based on the award criteria to: Brian
e%20Achievement%20Award>, chair, Ross Atkinson Award Jury.
Additional information such as a resume, C.V. or narrative career outline
and letters of endorsement may be sought by the jury chair.
Visit the Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award
page<http://www.ala.org/alcts/awards/profrecognition/atkinsonlife> for [the
award criteria and] more information.
ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association. An international
member-driven association, ALCTS engages the library community on issues and
policies that affect the acquisition, management, discovery, and
preservation of library collections.
Brian E. C. Schottlaender, Chair
Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award Jury
Brian E. C. Schottlaender
The Audrey Geisel University Librarian
9500 Gilman Dr. #0175G || La Jolla, CA 92093-0175 vox 858.534.3060 || fax
858.534.6193 || net b...@ucsd.edu<mailto:b...@ucsd.edu>
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