ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) award honors an author or authors who have written the year’s outstanding monograph, article or original paper in the field of technical services, including acquisitions, cataloging, collection management, preservation, continuing resources and related areas in the library field.  The award consists of a citation and $250 contributed by ALCTS.  Publications from 2010 are eligible.  Reprints of earlier publications will not be accepted.

The evaluation criteria include:  intellectual content; practical value; theoretical value; scholarship; presentation; and style.  This award replaces the Blackwell’s Scholarship Award.  Papers published in Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) are not eligible.

Send nominations, along with a statement giving the full bibliographic citation of the article, book or paper being nominated and reasons for the nomination to:  Mary Ann Jones, chair, Publication Jury, mjones@library.msstate.edu. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1.

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