ACRL Awards Review and Survey

October 14, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

At its January 2021 meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved a proposal to pause ACRL’s awards program and appointed a task force to undertake a critical review of the program and make recommendations for its future. This pause presents an opportunity to ensure all ACRL awards align with the […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due Sept. 27

September 10, 2021 David Free 0

There’s still time to nominate your favorite College, Community College, or University librarian for the 2021 I Love My Librarian Award! The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten amazing librarians will receive $5,000 […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

June 24, 2021 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 27, 2021, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten amazing librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being […]

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2021 ACRL Section Award Recipients Announced

February 26, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 section awards. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards and grants enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic and research librarianship. A listing of the 2021 section award recipients is below, and you […]

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Phillips Receives 2021 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

February 24, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

Mark E. Phillips, associate dean for digital libraries at the University of North Texas (UNT), has been named the 2021 recipient of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Phillips will receive a cash award and plaque and will be recognized at a virtual event hosted by the American Library Association’s […]

Julia M. Gelfand Named 2021 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

February 5, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

Julia M. Gelfand, applied sciences and engineering librarian at the University of California (UC)-Irvine, is the 2021 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to […]

2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Recipients Announced

January 29, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL announces the recipients of the 2021 Excellence in Academic Libraries Awards: Davidson College E.H. Little Library, Davidson, North Carolina Tulsa Community College Library, Tulsa, Oklahoma Loyola Marymount University William H. Hannon Library, Los Angeles, California. Sponsored by ACRL and GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, the award recognizes the staff […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Recipients

January 12, 2021 David Free 0

Congratulations to academic librarians Jessica Bell, Sean Bird, Naomi Bishop, and Jianye He on being among the recipients of the 2021 I Love My Librarian Award. ALA received 1,865 nominations for this year’s award, which showcases the incredible achievements of librarians across the country. Hundreds of nominations focused on librarians’ swift and effective […]

2020 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

October 12, 2020 David Free 0

Nominations are open through November 9, 2020, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Each year, 10 librarians are selected to receive a $5,000 cash award and […]

ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2021 Awards

September 23, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

Every year, ACRL celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of the academic and research library community. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of our prestigious awards and grants to these deserving individuals and institutions enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic librarianship. This […]