Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian of the Year Award

The ACRL Instruction Section is now accepting nominations for the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian of the Year Award. Deadline for nominations is December 2nd 2011. "Nominees should have achieved distinction in one or more of the following areas:
  • Planning and implementation of an academic instruction program in a library environment that has served as a model for other programs nationally or regionally
  • Production of a body of research and publication that has a demonstrable impact on the concepts and methods of teaching and information-seeking strategies in a college or research institution
  • Sustained participation in organizations, at the regional or national level, devoted to the promotion and enhancement of academic instruction in a library environment
  • Promotion, development, and integration of education for instruction in ALA accredited library schools or professional continuing education programs that have served as models for other courses and program."
It doesn't say that you have to be North American to be nominated, though I think the previous recipients all are (apologies if I'm wrong there). More information at:
Photo by Sheila Webber: Cat in San Juan, August 2011

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