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*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 his or her first professional position and a
resume or narrative career outline to: Thomas Teper <[log in to unmask]>,
chair, Piercy Jury <[log in to unmask]>.

Visit the Esther J. Piercy Award page
<> for more

*Deadline for submissions is Dec. 1, 2015.*