The Library Assessment Career Achievement Awards honor individuals based on the following criteria:
Substantial contributions to effective, sustainable, and practical library assessment in any type of library or the wider community
Evidence of contributions through presentations; publications; development, adoption, and dissemination of novel methods; service to the library assessment community, including advocating for sound decision-making; or other work (consulting, etc.)
Retired from full-time work or anticipating retirement by August 31, 2019
To nominate someone for a Library Assessment Career Achievement Award, submit a 500–1,000-word description of the individual’s contributions to library assessment and how they meet the award criteria using the nomination form. Nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. eastern daylight time on Friday, October 5, 2018.
Each awardee will receive complimentary registration to the 2018 Library Assessment Conference and the conference in future years, and will be reimbursed up to US$1,000 for travel expenses (including two nights lodging) for the 2018 conference. Awardees will be notified in October.
The Library Assessment Career Achievement Awards are offered in conjunction with the biennial Library Assessment Conference organized by the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington. The 2018 awards will be presented during the luncheon on Wednesday, December 5. Information about past awardees is on the conference website.
If you have questions or need further information about the Library Assessment Career Achievement Awards, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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