Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Nominations Due by Dec. 2 2016

The Excellence in Academic Libraries Award recognizes academic librarians and staff who work together as a team to develop academic libraries that are outstanding in furthering the educational missions of their institutions. Academic libraries may demonstrate excellence through one or more of the following criteria, or in other ways that reflect the purpose and philosophy of this award:

•Creativity and innovation in meeting the needs of their academic community

•Leadership in developing and implementing exemplary programs that other libraries can emulate

•Substantial and productive relationships with classroom faculty and students

Award: $3,000 and a plaque for each type of academic library (community college, college, and university), sponsored by YBP Library Services.

Nominations are due December 2, 2016.

See details in the Awards & Scholarships section of the ACRL Web site: www.ala.org/acrl

Please contact Alicia Virtue, avirtue@santarosa.edu if you have any questions.