Last Call: ALCTS Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Leadership In Acquisitions Award. If you are interested in nominating a candidate for this award, contact the chair of that award jury. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is Dec. 1.

Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award: Presented by the Acquisitions Section for contributions by and outstanding leadership of an individual in the field of acquisitions librarianship, the award consists of $1,500 and a citation donated by Harrassowitz. Winners will be chosen based on: demonstrated leadership that has contributed significantly to: improvements in acquisitions; and achievement in the field of acquisitions through contributions to professional associations, literature, the education of acquisitions professionals and the advancement of the profession.

Nominations shall include:

  • Relevant biographical information, e.g., name, address, positions(s) held, place of employment, phone numbers, educational background;
  • Statement of work and/or professional experience, professional activities, honors, and any other factors relevant to the nominee; and
  • Two letters of reference, sent directly to the chair from the author, not via the nominee. The award may be divided among two or more individuals who have participated jointly in the achievement for which it is granted.

Send nominations to: Julia Gammon, chair, Leadership Jury, jgammon@uakron.edu

Visit the Leadership in Library Acquisitions page for more information: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/awards/profrecognition/leadershipinacq.cfm

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