The Librarians Association of the University of California, Los Angeles (LAUC-LA) invites nominations for its 2013 Librarian of the Year Award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 8, 2013, at 5 p.m.
This award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research mission of UCLA and responds to the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs of the university community. Candidates should embody one or more of the following: creativity, innovation, courage, leadership, or scholarship.
A candidate should be nominated for a specific contribution made during his/her employment over the past twelve to eighteen months, rather than for overall career achievement. All UCLA librarians employed fifty percent time or more can be nominated.
To submit a nomination, use the online nomination form
Supporting documentation may include letters of support from faculty, staff, other librarians, or students. Documentation should describe what the nominee has accomplished and how it has benefited the author and the university. It may also include Web sites related to the nominee’s work, citations to publications, descriptions of research, media coverage, or publicity materials like brochures. Send supporting documentation to Angela Riggio by email or by campus mail to 33442 Charles E. Young Research Library, mailcode 157511.
Nominations and supporting materials will be kept strictly confidential until the award recipient has been announced. Following this announcement, the committee will send a letter to each nominee regarding her/his consideration for this award, with a summary of points supporting the nomination.
If you have questions or would like more information, contact Angela Riggio by email or by phone at 310.206.7532.
2013 Librarian of the Year Award Committee
- Angela Riggio, Chair
- Iman Dagher
- June Kim
- Faculty Representative: Dr. Andrew Leuchter, Immediate Past Chair, Academic Senate
LAUC is the University of California’s primary organization for professional librarian and governance affairs.