[Libs-Or] Deadline Extended: OLA Honors Awards nominations
leah.griffith at ci.newberg.or.us
Tue Mar 17 14:37:03 PST 2009
The OLA Honors, Awards, and Scholarships Committee has extended its deadline for nominations. Yes, we are still seeking nominations in all the award categories for the Oregon Library Association, but our deadline has been extended to Friday, March 20. Please get your nomination(s) to the OLA HAS committee by 5pm on this date-that includes all supporting materials.
The four awards for which we seek nominations are:
1.Oregon Librarian of the Year may be awarded to any Oregon librarian who has been working in an Oregon Library for at least two years in a paid professional position. The nominee must demonstrate excellence in library service in his or her community and to Oregon libraries. The nominee must be a member of the association.
2.Oregon Library Employee of the Year may be awarded to any Oregon library staff member who has worked in an Oregon library for at least two years as a paid staff member and demonstrated excellence in library service in his or her community.
3.Oregon Library Supporter of the Year may be awarded to any volunteer, volunteer group, library Friend, board member, government official, or other individual who is not a paid library staff member and who has demonstrated excellence in supporting and promoting Oregon libraries.
4.Oregon Library Association Distinguished Service Award may be awarded to any Oregon librarian or library staff member, who has been in the profession for 15 or more years, has worked in Oregon libraries for at least ten years, and is currently a member of OLA, for exceptional service over a period of years.
Once again, the deadline has been extended to Friday, March 20, 2009. Nomination letters and supporting materials (no more than six letters of support) are due on this date. Read the awards guidelines at http://www.olaweb.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=66151
These awards will be presented to recipients at the 2009 OLA Conference.
Nomination lettters should include the following information, if pertinent, and be as informational as possible:
* Provide nominee's current position
* Past positions held and summary of major accomplishments
* OLA activities: committee appointments, etc.
* Brief description of other noteworthy accomplishments
* Your name and how you can be reached if the committee has questions
Please send nominating letters and supporting letters by Friday, March 20, 2009, to Faye A. Chadwell, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Content Management, 121 The Valley Library, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-3453 or faye.chadwell at oregonstate.edu<mailto:faye.chadwell at oregonstate.edu>. If you have questions, call me at 541-737-8528.
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