[mla-nynj] MLA Awards
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Barbara S. Reich, MLS, AHIP
Director, Medical Library
Samuel and Sandra Hekemian Medical Library
Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack NJ 07601
Each year, MLA gives a variety of awards to support the valuable
contributions of medical librarians to the profession of health sciences
librarianship. From research and instruction to outstanding service and
leadership, MLA's professional recognition program supports and
encourages the best and brightest in the field. Please consider the
Virginia L. and William K. Beatty MLA Volunteer Service Award
The Virginia L. and William K. Beatty MLA Volunteer Service Award
recognizes a medical librarian for exceptional service to MLA and the
profession of health sciences librarianship. Visit
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/beatty__app20080611.pdf> for details
and a nomination form. All nominations are due November 1, 2008. Direct
questions to Brian Bunnett, Jury Chair, at
Brian.Bunnett at UTSouthwestern.edu
<mailto:Brian.Bunnett at UTSouthwestern.edu> .
Estelle Brodman Award
The MLA Estelle Brodman Award recognizes a mid-career academic medical
librarian who demonstrates significant achievement, the potential for
leadership, and continuing excellence. The recipient receives a
certificate and a cash award of $500. For details and a nomination form
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/brod_nom_200707.pdf> . All nominations
are due November 1, 2008. Direct questions to Alison Aldrich, Jury
Chair, at aldrich3 at u.washington.edu <mailto:aldrich3 at u.washington.edu>
Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection
The Louise Darling Medal, presented annually by MLA, recognizes
distinguished achievement in collection development. The recipient
receives an engraved medal, a certificate, and a $1,000 cash award.
Visit MLANET at http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/dar_nom_2005_0721.pdf
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/dar_nom_2005_0721.pdf> for details
and the nomination form. All nominations are due November 1, 2008.
Direct questions to Debra Berlanstein, Jury Chair at
dberlans at hshsl.umaryland.edu <mailto:dberlans at hshsl.umaryland.edu> .
2010 Janet Doe Lectureship
This prestigious award honors an individual chosen annually for his/her
unique perspective on the history or philosophy of medical
librarianship. This year's awardee will speak at the MLA 2010 Annual
Meeting in Washington, DC. The lecturer receives a $250 honorarium,
certificate, and travel expenses to the annual meeting, and the lecture
is subsequently published in the JMLA. Visit
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/doe_nom_20080611.pdf> . All
nominations are due November 1, 2008. Direct questions to Ruth Holst,
Jury Chair at rholst at uic.edu <mailto:rholst at uic.edu> .
Ida and George Eliot Prize
The Ida and George Elliot Prize is awarded annually for a work published
in the preceding calendar year, which has been judged most effective in
furthering medical librarianship. The recipient receives a cash award of
$200 and a certificate at the Annual Meeting. Visit
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/eliot_nom_20080611.pdf> for details
and an application form. All nominations are due November 1, 2008.
Direct questions to Sylvia McAphee, Jury Chair, at smcaphee at uab.edu
<mailto:smcaphee at uab.edu> .
Nominate a Colleague to be an MLA Fellow!
For more than 50 years, the Medical Library Association has recognized
those who have made sustained, outstanding contributions to medical
librarianship as MLA Fellows, elected by the Board of Directors.
Nominees must have been regular members of MLA for at least fifteen
years prior to nomination and have at least ten years of professional
experience in health science information. Nomination forms are
available at http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/fel_nom_20080611.pdf
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/fel_nom_20080611.pdf> . All
nominations are due November 1, 2008. Direct questions to Pat Thibodeau,
Jury Chair, at patricia.thibodeau at duke.edu
<mailto:patricia.thibodeau at duke.edu> .
Murray Gottlieb Prize
The Murray Gottlieb Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished
essay on the history of medicine and allied sciences written by a health
sciences librarian or archivist. Information and an application form may
be found at http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/gottlieb_nom_20071025.pdf
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/gottlieb_nom_20071025.pdf> . The
recipient receives a cash award of $100 and a certificate at the Annual
Meeting. All nominations are due November 1, 2008. Direct questions to
Jonathan Koffel, Jury Chair, at jonathan-koffel at uiowa.edu
<mailto:jonathan-koffel at uiowa.edu> .
Majors/MLA Chapter Project Award
Does your chapter have a project deserving recognition? If so, please
apply for the Majors/MLA Chapter Project of the Year Award. The $500
award and a certificate are given to a Chapter project demonstrating
advocacy, service, or innovation that contributes to the advancement of
health sciences librarianship. All nominations are due November 1,
2008. Visit http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/majors_nom_20080611.pdf
<http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/awards/majors_nom_20080611.pdf> for an
application. Direct questions to Pam Rees, Jury Chair, at
pam.rees at lib.state.ia.us <file:///\\firstname.lastname@example.org> .
Lucretia W. McClure Excellence in Education Award
The McClure award, established in 1998 in honor of one of MLA's most
respected members, honors outstanding practicing librarians or library
educators in the field of health sciences librarianship and informatics
who demonstrate skills in teaching, curriculum development, mentoring,
research, and/or leadership in education at local, regional, or national
levels. All nominations are due November 1, 2008. Visit
information and a nomination form. Direct questions to Brenda F. Green,
Jury Chair, at bfgreen at utmem.edu <file:///\\email@example.com> .
Marcia C. Noyes Award
Established in 1947, the Marcia C. Noyes Award is the highest
professional distinction of the Medical Library Association, and
recognizes a career that has resulted in lasting, outstanding
contributions to medical librarianship. The award jury considers
sustained, notable achievement, and distinguished service and
information and a nomination form. All nominations are due November 1,
2008. Direct questions to Eric Albright, Jury Chair, at
eric.albright at tufts.edu <mailto:eric.albright at tufts.edu> .
Thompson Reuters/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award
The Thomson Reuters/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award
recognizes outstanding contributions in applying technology to the
delivery of health sciences information. The recipient receives a $500
cash award and a certificate at the Annual Meeting. All nominations are
due November 1, 2008. Visit
information and a nomination form. Direct questions to Janette
Schueller, Jury Chair, 206.528.3372 or schuelle at battelle.org
<mailto:schuelle at battelle.org> .
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