Friday, September 23, 2016

Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

There is a call for nominations for the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award, which "recognizes an individual librarian who has made an especially significant contribution to the advancement of instruction in a college or research library environment. The award honors Miriam Dudley, whose pioneering efforts in the field of bibliographic instruction led to the formation of the ACRL Instruction Section (formerly ACRL Bibliographic Instruction Section)." The award winner gets a plaque and US $1000. "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 programs". Deadline for nominations is December 2, 2016. For more information, go to
Photo by Sheila Webber: wild rose, Brännö, August 2016

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