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ACRL-Oregon Award for Excellence

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 in Oregon may apply or be nominated. Individuals or groups that include at least one employee of an academic library may be given priority consideration.
  • Initiative or project that is the basis of the nomination must have occurred in the previous three years.
  • This is not a lifetime achievement award.
  • ACRL-Oregon membership is NOT required.
  • Nominee or nominated group may include a member of the ACRL-Oregon Board; however they must recuse themselves from the voting process.

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 the end of July and winner(s) announced shortly thereafter.

Nomination Form:

We are currently accepting nominations for 2020.

Award Winners:

2018: Oregon Association for School Libraries (OASL) Learning Goals Project

2016: Amy Hofer | Open Oregon Educational Resources Project

2015:  John Schoppert | Gorge Open (GO) Open Educational Resources (OER) project

2014:  The Library User-experience & Assessment Un-Conference (LUAU) team

2013:  Todd Hannon | Community Research Enhancement and Education Development (CREED) project

2012: 2 Award Winners:

2011:  Oregon Digital Newspaper Program | UO Libraries

2010:  John Helmer | Orbis-Cascade Alliance

2009:  Janet Webster and Michael Boock | OSU Libraries

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