New England Technical Services Librarians 2nd Annual Award for Excellence in Library Technical Services Christina Bellinger 25 Sep 2001 17:51 UTC

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        Call for Nominations - NETSL Award

New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) is seeking nominations
for the second annual NETSL Award for Excellence in Library Technical
Services. The NETSL Award recognizes and honors significant New
England-based contributions to the field of library technical services.
Such contributions may have been made in New England itself by librarians
from throughout the United States, or nationally by librarians residing in
New England, through publications, service, or innovations in practice.
The NETSL Executive Board members select a recipient based on nominations
received, at their February meeting.  If none of the nominees in a given
year are deemed worthy, the Board reserves the right to suspend the Award
for that year.

The next NETSL Award will be presented at the annual NETSL spring
conference at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. on
April 12, 2002.

Eligibility for nomination is as follows:

--      Nominees may be NETSL/NELA members, but membership in the
association is not a requirement.

--      A nomination must be accompanied by a written statement that
includes the rationale for nomination and, if a resume of the nominee is not
appended, a narrative summary of the nominee's career and achievements.
Provision of a resume, if available, is strongly recommended.

--    Nominations may be made by NETSL members, as well as by non-members.

--    Nominations and statement(s) must be postmarked no later than January
10, and must be received by the NETSL Vice-President no later than January

--      Librarians who are current members of the NETSL Executive Board are
not eligible for consideration.

--      Nominees shall have made contributions to library technical services
in one or more of the following areas:
      1. Leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional
or national level;
      2.Contributions to the development, application or utilization of new
or improved formats, methods,  techniques and routines;
      3. Significant contribution to professional literature;
      4. Conduct of studies or research in the technical services.

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

Please send nominations and inquiries to:

Karl Fattig
NETSL Vice-President/President-Elect
Technical Services Manager / Catalog Librarian
Hawthorne-Longfellow Library
Bowdoin College
3000 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011-8421
(207) 725-3027

NETSL is a section of the New England Library Association and is affiliated
with the ALCTS Council of Regional Groups.  For more information on NETSL,
visit our website at:

September 13, 2001