2019 Outstanding Professional Development Award — Call for Nominations
University Libraries Section Outstanding Professional Development Award committee is pleased to announce that they are accepting nominations.
Do you know someone who has contributed to librarians’ growth and professional development?
Nominations due February 8, 2019.
See details and submit nominations on the ACRL Web site:
The award recognizes librarians, archivists, or curators whose contributions to providing professional development opportunities for librarians have been especially noteworthy or influential. The effect of these contributions may be the result of continuous or distinguished service to the profession, but may also be the result of extraordinarily active, innovative, or collaborative work that deserves national recognition.
Nominees must have demonstrated at least two of the following criteria:
- Implementing innovative or creative professional development ideas or activities that have measurably impacted library users and/or the profession.
- Active participation in special projects, efforts or initiatives related to providing professional development opportunities that have measurably impacted library users and/or the profession.
- Evidence of service and/or collaboration over time related to providing professional development activities that clearly benefited a number of library professionals and library users.
- Exemplary and influential research and/or scholarship pertaining to professional development for librarians.
Award: Certificate, $1,000 sponsored by Library Juice Academy, and recognition at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference.