[Libs-Or] OLA award nominations open

Leah Griffith leah.griffith at newbergoregon.gov
Wed Jan 12 21:42:38 PST 2011

> OLA’s Honors & Awards Committee seeks nominations for the following four
> awards. Nomination letters (with no more than six letters of support) will
> be due in 2011.  Nominations are due Monday, February 28, 2011.
> Tell us about those talented, dedicated individuals whose commitment to
> excellent library service has made a difference. Nominate them for one of
> OLA’s special awards, including the newest award, the Distinguished Service
> Award.
> 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:
> 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.
> Your letter of nomination should include the following information, if pertinent, and be as informational as possible:
> *Provide nominees' 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 to Faye A. Chadwell, Interim University Librarian and OSU Press Director, 121 The Valley Library, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-3453 or faye.chadwell at oregonstate.edu. Nominations are due Monday, February 28, 2011.  If you have questions, call me at 541-737-8528.  

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