SLA Engineering Librarian of the Year Award sponsored by IHS



The Engineering Librarian of the Year, sponsored by IHS, highlights the accomplishments and contributions of SLA Engineering Division members to the engineering librarian profession. The winner must be present to accept the $1500 award at the Engineering Division awards event at the 2019 SLA Conference in Cleveland, Ohio.  Award winners will receive ONE complementary ticket to the  event. Prospective candidates are encouraged to nominate themselves, or they may be nominated by a colleague or associate. Deadline for Submission: March 15, 2019.

Qualifications:
  1. Be a member of the SLA Engineering Division in good standing at the time of applying for the award.
  2. Submit a statement, up to 1000 words, outlining distinguished achievements in the engineering library profession, through exceptional contribution or accomplishment on the job, within the SLA Engineering Division, or within the industry at large having taken place within last calendar year. In selected cases, based solely on the Awards Committee’s judgment, recognition may be given for ongoing, long-term contribution(s).
Instructions for submission: Submit the nomination/application by March 15, 2019. Provide full name, job title, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, and nomination statement to: Barbara Williams,  barbaraw@mit.edu.

Notification: Applicants will receive notification on award status by early to mid-March. The award check will be presented at the SLA conference. The award recipient’s name will be posted to the Engineering Division’s website. An announcement and introduction of the award recipient will be posted to the Engineering Division website.