What does the award acknowledge?
The ACRL-Oregon Award for Excellence shall be given to recognize a project that demonstrates excellence in the field by significantly improving Oregon academic libraries or librarianship.
Who is eligible?
- Any individual or group that includes at least one employee of an academic library in Oregon
- Initiative or project that is the basis of the nomination must have occurred in the previous three years
- ACRL-Oregon membership is NOT required
What does the award cover?
- An engraved plaque
- Recognition at the ACRL-Oregon/Washington Fall Conference
- One stipend of up to $150 to defray the cost of the recipient’s registration to attend the ACRL-Oregon/Washington Fall Conference
Nominations accepted through mid-July each year and winner(s) announced in August.
2012: 2 Award Winners:
- Terry Reese and the Libraries of Oregon project team
- Isaac Gilman and the project team behind the Journal for Librarianship and Scholarly Communication