Nominations Open for BCALS Outstanding Contribution Awards

The following is excerpted from the BC Library Association website.

Established in 2002, the BC Academic Libraries Section (BCALS) Outstanding Contribution Award is presented to an individual who works in an academic library (or team of academic library personnel) whose professional achievements have made a real difference to students, faculty, or colleagues in British Columbia.

The award is presented annually at the British Columbia Library Association Conference. BCALS will publicize the award winner(s) and nominees in appropriate media and in a letter to the institution of the award winner(s).

All nominations must be submitted by March 29, 2019 to be considered by the BCALS Award Committee. Nominees or their institutions are required to be BCLA members.

Please be sure to include the following information in your nomination:

  • Name of nominator

  • Name of nominee

  • Project or reason for nomination

  • Nominator’s contact information

Criteria for nomination may include:

  • Demonstrated impact (through example and/or statistics) on students, colleagues, or the library

  • Demonstrated collaboration with colleagues or other institutions

  • Inspiring the profession through practice and/or research

The BCALS Award Nomination Form for 2019 is found here.

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