I am pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) LBI George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg Award.
Deadline for nominations is December 1.
The Cunha-Swartzburg Award honors the memory of George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg, early leaders in cooperative preservation programming and strong advocates for collaboration in the field of preservation. This $1250 award, sponsored by the Library Binding Institute, acknowledges and supports cooperative preservation projects and/or rewards individuals or groups that foster collaboration for preservation goals.
The award committee will consider a single project emphasizing collaboration or partnership, collaboration extending the preservation vision beyond the circle of preservation specialists, or the cumulative achievement of an individual or group who has served as a mentor or advocate of collaborative preservation. Any person or group is eligible for this award; membership in the ALA organization is not required.
Nomination packets should include:
* name of the person or group being nominated; address, phone number and email address of nominee and nominating party
* formal statement of nomination, with rationale for the nomination
* resume, vita, or extensive narrative career outline upon which the award jury can base its determination
* letters of support or endorsement
Send nomination packets to:
Kara McClurken, Chair, Cunha-Swartzburg Committee Alderman Library Preservation - Rm 201 P.O. Box 400150 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4150 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
For more information on the award and recent recipients, please see http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/awards/profrecognition/lbicunhaswartz.cfm.
If you have any questions about the award, please feel free to contact the members of the Cunha-Swartzburg Committee:
Haiyun Cao, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Jennifer Hain Teper, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Andy Hart, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Kara McClurken, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Karen Mokrzycki, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Kara M. McClurken
Head, Preservation Services
University of Virginia Library
Preservation - Rm 201
P.O. Box 400150
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4150
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Jennifer Hain Teper
Head, Preservation and Conservation Units
University of Illinois Libraries
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809 S. Oak Street, 2nd Floor
Champaign, IL 61820
1408 West Gregory Drive, Room 44
Urbana, IL 61801