Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award: 2nd call for nominations Beverley Geer 02 Nov 2007 15:08 UTC
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Nominations for the 2008 Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award
sought: 2nd call
Nominations are being accepted for the 2008 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Ross Atkinson Lifetime
Achievement Award. The award recognizes the contribution of a library leader who
has demonstrated exceptional service to ALCTS and its areas of interest (acquisitions, cataloging and classification, collection management and development, preservation and reformatting, and serials). Selection of
the winner is based on the person's accomplishments, as they relate to leadership including, but not limited to: recognized leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional or national level,
with emphasis on ALCTS; acknowledged leader in and by the library community-at-large; significant contribution to professional
literature; exemplary research in ALCTS areas; or recognition of achievements,
e.g., awards, citations, etc. The award winner receives a citation honoring his/her contributions and a stipend of $3,000 generously donated by
EBSCO. Nominees must be ALCTS members. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Send nominations, including, name, address, phone number
and e-mail address of nominee and nominating party; a formal statement of nomination, with a rationale for the nomination; a resume, vita or
extensive narrative career outline upon which the award jury can base its determinations; and letters of endorsement to: Mary Case, chair, Ross Atkinson Award Jury, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1, 2007.
For additional information on this and other ALCTS awards, visit the
ALCTS Web site at http://www.ala.org/alcts. ALCTS is a division of the
American Library Association (ALA).