Peter Hernon named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Dr. Peter Hernon, professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, has been named the 2008 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development. Dr. Hernon was selected for the award based on his significant research contributions over the past thirty years.

Read the official award press release for more information on the award, and Dr. Hernon’s career and contributions to librarianship.