Nominations are being accepted for the 2010 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Esther J. Piercy award. This award, a $1,500 grant and citation donated by YBP, Inc., recognizes contributions to library collections and technical services by a librarian with no more than 10 years of professional experience who has shown outstanding promise for continuing contribution and leadership. Winners will be chosen based on accomplishments related to technical services and resources in such areas as: leadership inprofessional associations at local, state, regional or national level; contributions to the development, application or utilization of new orimproved methods, techniques and routines; significant contribution toprofessional literature; and conduct of studies or research in thetechnical services.
Send nominations, including, a statement giving the reasons for nomination, the date your nominee entered his or her first professional position and a resume or narrative career outline to: Ann Vidor, chair, Piercy Jury at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1.