Just a reminder that the December 1st deadline is coming up for those who wish to submit an individual for the Nancy B. Olson award. Thanks.  Pat


OLAC's Nancy B. Olson Award Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2011 award.  The Nancy B. Olson Award recognizes and honors a librarian who has made significant contributions to the advancement and understanding of audiovisual cataloging.  The Committee will select a recipient based on nominations received, subject to approval by the Executive Board at the ALA Midwinter Meeting.

Eligibility for nomination is as follows:

1.       Nominees may be OLAC members, but membership in the organization is not a requirement;

2.       The nomination must be accompanied by a statement that provides supporting evidence of the nominees qualifications;

3.       The nominations and statement(s) must be postmarked no later than December 1, 2010 and must be received by the Award Committee Chair no later than December 15, 2010.

 4.       Nominees shall have made contributions to audiovisual cataloging by:

 a.        Furthering the goals of standardization of AV and/or computer file cataloging, including MARC coding and tagging;

 b.       Interpreting AV and/or computer file cataloging rules and developing policies on organization for these materials on the national and/or international levels;

 c.        Promoting the understanding of AV and/or computer file cataloging, coding and data exchange by professionals unfamiliar with these materials and processes.

 The award recipient will receive an engraved plaque containing an inscription recognizing his/her special contribution to the field.

 Send all nominations by December 15, 2010 to:

 Pat Loghry

 email to: Ploghry@nd.edu

 Or by mail to:

 Pat Loghry

 Associate Librarian & AV cataloger

 121 D Hesburgh Libraries

 University of Notre Dame

 Notre Dame, IN 46676

Julie Renee Moore
Catalog Librarian
California State University, Fresno

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