Nominations are now open for the 2019 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award. The deadline for nominations is December 1st. 

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 2018 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. 
Visit the Outstanding Publication Award page for more information. 

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association. An international member-driven association, ALCTS engages the library community on issues and policies that affect the acquisition, management, discovery and preservation of library collections.  

Valerie D. Glenn
HathiTrust Federal Documents Analyst
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