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                                NETSL AWARD 2004

                                Call for Nominations

New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) is seeking nominations
for the fourth 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.
Contributions may have been made in New England 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 at their February meeting
based on nominations received. 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. in April 2004.

Eligibility for nomination is as follows:
v       Nominees may be NETSL/NELA members, but membership in the Association is
not a requirement.
v       A nomination must be accompanied by a written statement that includes the
rationale for
v       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 is
stongly recommended.
v       Nominations may be made by NETSL members or by non-members.
v       Nominations and statement(s) must be postmarked no later than January 10,
2004 and must be received by the NETSL Vice-President no later than January
15, 2004.
v       Current members of the NETSL Executive Board are not eligible for

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 of
improved formats, methods, techniques and routines
(3)     Significant contributions 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:

Karen Carlson Young
NETSL Vice-President/President-Elect
Database Management
Harvard College Library Technical Services
625 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 495-8291

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,
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