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Innovative librarians receive awards sponsored by OCLC

Press Release: [June 25, 2012]

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Abstract: OCLC’s commitment to knowledge, education and public service includes furthering the advancement of librarianship. OCLC does this not only through its research and advocacy efforts but also by financially supporting awards and scholarships. OCLC announces the following 2012 awards that recognize innovation and creativity in the global library community. The recipients were acknowledged June 25th during the OCLC President’s Luncheon at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition being held in Anaheim, California, USA.


DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 25 June 2012. OCLC's commitment to knowledge, education and public service includes furthering the advancement of librarianship. OCLC does this not only through its research and advocacy efforts but also by financially supporting awards and scholarships. OCLC announces the following 2012 awards that recognize innovation and creativity in the global library community. The recipients were acknowledged June 25th during the OCLC President's Luncheon at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition being held in Anaheim, California, USA.

OCLC/LITA Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Eugene D. Hsue, University of Pittsburgh

Margaret Mann Citation

Jane Greenberg, Professor and Director, SILS Metadata Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

John Ames Humphry/OCLC Forest Press Award for International Librarianship

Jane Kinney Meyers, Founder and President, Lubuto Library Project

American Library Association's Melvil Dewey Medal

Beverly P. Lynch, professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles

Virginia Boucher—OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian

Cyril Oberlander, Interim Director, Milne Library, State University of New York, Geneseo

Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology

G. Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University

More information about OCLC annual awards and scholarships can be found at www.oclc.org/community/careerdevelopment.

About OCLC

Founded in 1967, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing library costs. More than 72,000 libraries in 171 countries have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, preserve and manage library materials. Researchers, students, faculty, scholars, professional librarians and other information seekers use OCLC services to obtain bibliographic, abstract and full-text information when and where they need it. OCLC and its member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world's largest online database for discovery of library resources. Search WorldCat on the Web at www.worldcat.org. For more information, visit www.oclc.org.

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Publication Year:2012
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Language English
Issue:June 25, 2012
Publisher:OCLC
Company: OCLC
Record Number:17037
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-07-03 11:03:28