[Libs-Or] There is still time to nominate one of your colleagues for an OLA Award
leah.griffith at newbergoregon.gov
Fri Feb 18 15:51:32 PST 2011
There is still time to make sure your deserving colleague can be a winner!
Tell us about those talented, dedicated individuals whose commitment to excellent library service has made a difference in your community and/or in Oregon.
The OLA Honors and Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the following four awards:
Librarian of the Year
Library Employee of the Year
Library Supporter of the Year
Distinguished Service Award
Nomination letters (with no more than six letters of support) are due Monday, February 28, 2011.
Be sure to read the awards guidelines at this website: http://www.olaweb.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=61018.
These awards will be presented to recipients at the 2011 OLA Conference:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your letter of nomination should include the following information, if pertinent, and be as informational as possible:
Provide nominees' current position
Past positions held
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 to:
Faye A. Chadwell, Interim University Librarian and OSU Press Director
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-3453
faye.chadwell at oregonstate.edu.
Nominations are due Monday, February 28, 2011. If you have questions, call Faye at 541-737-8528.
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