Call for Nominations--First Annual Coutts Award for Innovation Andrea Imre 31 Jan 2008 19:47 UTC

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The First Annual Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic
Resources Management

Presented by the ALCTS Collection Management and Development
Section, the Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources
Management consists of a citation and $2,000, generously donated
by Coutts Information Services. The deadline for nominations is
March 1, 2008.

The award is given to a librarian who has demonstrated innovation
and excellence in the practice of electronic collection
management and development, including but not limited to:

--Building and managing new types of electronic collections and

--Addressing selection issues and processes for electronic

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

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

Nominations should include name, address, phone number, and email
address of nominee and nominating party, a formal statement of
nomination that includes a rationale, and a description of any
projects that the nominee has initiated and successfully

Nominations should be sent to: Brian Quinn, chair, Coutts Award
Jury, no later than March 1, 2008.

The award recipient will be notified by the jury chair no later
than March 28. The presentation of the award will be made at the
ALCTS Awards Ceremony held during the American Library
Association Annual Conference.


Andrea Imre
Electronic Resources Librarian
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Morris Library
605 Agriculture Dr
Carbondale, IL 62901
phone: 618-453-4339
fax:  618-453-3452