Do you know someone whose work represents the finest achievements and leadership in collaboration and innovation? Celebrate their accomplishments by submitting a nomination to the 2014 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management!


The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) honors an individual and/or groups. Significant activities demonstrated by nominees may include, but are not limited to:

·        Building and managing new types of electronic collections and materials

·        Addressing selection issues and processes for electronic resources

·        Creating effective organizational structures for the workflow management and development of electronic resource collections

·        Increasing visibility, discovery and user access to electronic library resources

·        Sharing what they have learned through publications, presentations, webinars, etc.


The award is presented during the American Library Association Annual Conference, and the recipient receives a citation and a $2,000 award generously donated by Ingram Coutts Information Services.


Nominations and supporting materials are due December 1, 2013 and should include:

·        Name, address, phone number and email address of each nominee and nominating party.

·        Formal statement of nomination that includes a rationale, a description of any projects that the nominee has initiated and successfully completed.

·        Additional letters of support and endorsement from others that provide additional evidence of worthiness of the nominee. Note: the number of letters of endorsement received for a nominee shall not be a determining factor in the selection process; rather, the evidence of the person’s accomplishments that fulfill the intent of the award shall be the factor considered. 

·        Self-nominations will not be accepted. 

·        Current employees of Ingram Information Services and its subsidiaries are not eligible for the award.


Please email nominations to: Denise Pan, chair, Ingram Coutts Award Jury,


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