It’s Time to Nominate!

The ALSC Distinguished Service Award is designed to honor an individual member of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) who has made significant contributions to, and an impact on, library services to children and to the Association for Library Service to Children.

Here are the guidelines:

  • Both the nominee and the individual making the nomination must be members of ALSC. Committee members may also make nominations.
  • Individuals nominated may be chosen from any facet of library services to children.
  • The designee may be a practicing librarian in a public or school library, a library or information science educator, a member of the library press, or an editor or other employee of a publishing house. The individual may be active or retired.
  • The nominee should be an individual who has made an immediate or sustained contribution to the understanding or expansion of library services to children and to the Association for Library Service to Children.

Here’s the nomination form:

ALSC Distinguished Service Award 2013

Nomination Form

______________________________________________
(Name of Nominee)

 

_______________________________________________
(Present Address)

 

Nominated by:

______________________________________________
(Name)

 

______________________________________________
(Address)

 

______________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)

 

______________________________________________
(Work and Home Phone) (ALA Member #)

 

Please describe why you think the nominee has made significant contributions to, and an impact on, library services to children and to the Association for Library Service to Children. Include a list of his/her achievements that support the nomination. The Distinguished Service Award Committee will evaluate each nominee based on outstanding contribution(s), innovative ideas, breadth of influence, and length of service.

Each nomination is weighed on its own merit. Letters of support or additional nominations for the same person need not be solicited. If the Chair receives more than one nomination for a person, the chair will share with the committee only the nomination he/she received first.

Please send this nomination form by December 1, 2012 to Carol A. Doll at cdoll@odu.edu

About Mary Voors

Mary R. Voors, the ALSC Blog Manager, is also the manager of the Children’s Services department of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she has the opportunity to work with one of the greatest groups of people in the world.
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