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Award Recipient 2016

This year's Annual Award Dinner will be held on 
November 27th 2016 in New York City

Blane K. Dessy
Deputy Associate Librarian, Library of Congress

"His significant contributions over the years have sustained the growth and
development of the international Grey Literature Network Service"

Blane Dessy is a Deputy Associate Librarian at the Library of Congress with
a focus on Planning and Project Management in Library Services. He is the
former Executive Director of FEDLINK, the Federal Library Information
Network and was instrumental in establishing the FedGrey Working Group. In
2010, Blane delivered the Keynote Address at the 12th International
Conference on Grey Literature. He has served on a number of Program
Committees for the International Conference Series on Grey Literature and
has been instrumental in hosting this conference series at the Library of
Congress in 2009, 2011, and 2014. Prior to his appointment at the Library of
Congress, Blane had been Director of Libraries at the United States
Department of Justice and the first Executive Director of the National
Library of Education. Blane came to the Federal Government after working as
a State Librarian, Deputy State Librarian, library consultant, and public
library director. He was also an adjunct instructor in Management at the
Catholic University, School of Library and Information Science. Email:
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