Call for Nominations for Libraries' Excellence Award

To: Departmental Executive Officers
From: Dean’s Office Administration
RE: Call for Nominations for Libraries' Excellence Award

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The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions in the practice of librarianship, service to the profession, scholarship, or leadership which has had a significant impact or innovation to the operations of the Libraries or the University of Iowa. The library staff member will receive $2,000 to be used for professional development activities.

Criteria for the award and the nomination form are available at:

Nominations are due by Wednesday, October 26. Please forward this message to faculty and graduate assistants in your department and encourage them to submit nominations. Thank you for your assistance. 

*The University Libraries includes the Main Library, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, and the Art, Business, Engineering, Music, and Science libraries. (Professional staff in the Law Library and other campus departmental library staff are not eligible.)