People in the News 3/27/13

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NASIG 2013 Award Winners Announced

The NASIG Awards & Recognition committee has announced the winners of the 2013 NASIG awards. The Horizon Award was sponsored by EBSCO this year and Taylor & Francis sponsored the UKSG Merriman award winner’s attendance at NASIG.  THe award winners are:

John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award
Anjana Bhatt, Florida Gulf Coast University (NASIG)
Anne Wilcox, University of St. Andrews (UKSG – sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

Fritz Schwartz Serials Education Scholarship
Martin Patrick, Kent State University

Horizon Award (sponsored by EBSCO)
Shannon Regan, Mercer University

John Riddick Student Grant
Rachael Morrison, Queens College, City University of New York
Rosemarie Reynolds, Simmons College
Hillary Richardson, University of Southern Mississippi

Rose Robischon Scholarship
Rebecca Bealer, Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Sofia Slutskaya, Georgia Perimeter College

Serials Specialist Awards
Jeffrey Kuskie, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Diane Malmstrom, San Jose State University

In case you missed it, Ann-Christe Galloway reports on a number of personnel changes in her “People in the News” column including:

“Barbara G. Preece is now director of the Loyola/Notre Dame Library Board of Trustees. Preece has been the dean of the library at California State University-San Marcos since 2009…”

“Martha A. Rinn, associate professor and university librarian, has been appointed to an endowed professorship at Texas Lutheran University. Rinn received a five-year appointment to the Luther W. and Ruth E. Sappenfield Chair in Library Science…”

“Henry G. Fulmer is now director of the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina (USC). A three-time USC graduate and 30-year USC Libraries employee, Fulmer began his new duties January 2…”

“Mary Reichel will step down as dean of libraries at Appalachian State University, effective July 1, 2013, and will return to the library faculty. Reichel has served as the library administrator at Appalachian since 1992…”

“Jidong Yang has been appointed the new head of the East Asia Library at Stanford University, effective May 2013. Yang is currently the head of the Asia Library at the University of Michigan…”

(Click on the above link to get Ann-Christe’s full report.)

On March 13th LJ released their annual list of “People Shaping the Futures of Libraries” including current change agents, innovators, marketers, advocates, community builders and tech leaders. Over fifty librarians and library supporters made this year’s list.

“Iris L. Hanney, president of Unlimited Priorities LLC®, a company specializing in support for organizations within the information industry, has announced that Delores Meglio, long-time member of that industry, has joined the company in a dual capacity. Delores will market publishing e-services for Unlimited Priorities’ clients…”

“Reviews Director Louisa Ermelino has been promoted to the position of vice president at Publishers Weekly. She has been at PW since 2005 and will continue in her role as director and take on additional responsibilities as a member of the magazine’s executive committee…”

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