CHICAGO - Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for excellence in
publication. ALCTS presents two Publication Awards to honor individuals for outstanding achievement in research and writing in the field of library collections and technical services.
If you are interested in nominating a publication for either of the awards, contact the chair of that award jury. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is Dec. 1.
Send nominations, along with the author, title and volume and issue of the paper being nominated and the reasons for the nomination to: Art Miller, chair, Best of LRTS Jury, [log in to unmask]
Visit the Edward Swanson Best of LRTS Award page for more information:
· ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award:
The 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. Works published in 2014 are eligible. Reprints of earlier publications will not be considered. The evaluation criteria include: intellectual content; practical value; theoretical value; scholarship; presentation; and style. 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: Rene Erlandson, chair, Publication Jury, [log in to unmask]
Visit the Outstanding Publication Award page for more information:
ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association.