Piercy Award Nominations – December 1 Deadline Reminder

Please consider nominating a colleague for the ALCTS (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services) Esther J. Piercy Award.

This award, a $1,500 grant donated by YBP, Inc and a citation, recognizes contributions to library collections and technical services by a librarian with no more than 10 years of professional experience who has shown outstanding promise for continuing contribution and leadership. Winners will be chosen based on accomplishments related to technical services and resources in such areas as: leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional or national level; contributions to the development, application or utilization of new or improved methods, techniques and routines; significant contribution to professional literature; and conduct of studies or research in the technical services.

Send nominations, including, a statement giving the reasons for nomination, the date your nominee entered her or his first professional position and a resume or narrative career outline to: Harriet Lightman, Chair, Piercy Jury, h-lightman@northwestern.edu

Deadline for receipt of nominations and support materials: December 1, 2014

Visit the Esther J. Piercy Award page for more information:


For additional information contact:

Harriet Lightman, Jury Chair
Head, Research & Information Services
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
email: h-lightman@northwestern.edu
tel. 847-491-2920

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