Diane Srebro, Orland Park Public Library
The Reference Services Forum encourages you to nominate an individual, group, department, library or library related project for the annual award. The ILA eligibility, criteria, and selection process for this honor can be accessed in the Handbook of Organization and Membership Directory.
Nominations must be submitted to the ILA office by May 15, 2011.
All nominees should be a personal ILA member or employed by an institution that is an ILA member.
In addition, nominees must demonstrate one or more of the following criteria:
1. Specialized or innovative programs or services;
2. Service to the profession through active participation in professional organizations;
3. Influenced or cooperated with persons or organizations within the community served;
4. Reached or affected persons outside the community by deed, idea and/or example.
A written statement of no more than 200 words along with letters of support and examples of quality work or innovative programs that reflect the intent of the Reference Services Forum award criteria, up to ten, should be included.
An RSF awards subcommittee will select a recipient of this annual acknowledgment from reference colleagues. The award will be presented at the ILA annual conference October 18-20.
Contact Diane Srebro, Orland Park Public Library,
or Colleen Waltman, New Lenox Public Library,
for additional information.