2009 Margaret Mann Citation Nominations Kristin Lindlan 26 Sep 2008 22:43 UTC

Nominations sought for the 2009 Margaret Mann Citation

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2009 Margaret Mann Citation,
presented by the Association for Library Collections & Technical
Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association. This
award is presented to a cataloger or classifier for outstanding
professional achievement in the areas of cataloging or classification
through publication, participation in professional cataloging
associations, or valuable contributions to practice in individual
libraries.  The Cataloging and Classification Section administers the
award, a citation and $2,000 to the library school of the winner's
choice, which is donated by OCLC, Inc.

The Mann Citation committee bases its selection on nominations made by
members or friends of the profession.  Anyone with a worthy candidate is
urged to nominate that person. Achievements to be considered include:
notable publications, such as an article, pamphlet, or book; outstanding
contribution to the activities of professional cataloging associations;
outstanding contribution to the technical improvement of cataloging and
classification and/or the introduction of a new technique of recognized
importance; and outstanding contribution in the area of teaching
cataloging and classification.

The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1,

Additional information on the Margaret Mann Citation is available on
the ALCTS Web site at

Send nominations to:

Margaret Dyer Brown
Chair, Margaret Mann Citation Jury
Williamson County Public Library
1314 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
phone: 615-595-1242, ext. 2
email: mbrown@williamson-tn.org
fax: 615-595-1203