Presented by the Resources and Technical Services Forum and Today’s Business Solutions Inc.
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This annual citation is awarded to an individual who has made a substantial contribution in the area of library technical services.
The nominee should be a personal ILA member or be employed by an institution that is an ILA member. The nominee does not have to be a member of Resources and Technical Services Forum.
The forum manager and manager-elect shall appoint an awards subcommittee of three members. The subcommittee shall solicit, receive and evaluate all nominations. In the event that no deserving nominations are received, awards subcommittee members may not then nominate a recipient. Those recommending nominees for this award should submit a letter of nomination addressing how the nominee meets the criteria, and, if possible, obtain and submit a vita or resume from the nominee.
Individuals nominated should have demonstrated achievements in such areas as:
- Planning and implementing a technical services program of noteworthy quality;
- Leadership abilities within the area of technical services; and
- Service to the profession through regional, state, and national organizations.
Nominees need not meet all of the above criteria.
The recipient will receive a certificate and a $500 financial award.
Please note that monetary award amounts are subject to change without notice and are contingent upon donor funding supplied at the time the award is presented.
The nominator’s statement of support should address all criteria under the individual awards as outlined. Nominator must submit the nomination form and attach all support statements, letters, and documentation, etc. required by the award’s criteria. ILA must receive all nominations by May 15.
Previous TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award winners
2000 May Anstee
2001 no award
2002 John A. Whisler
2003 Lori Bell
2004 Jenny Levine
2005 no award
2006 Teresa Embrey
2007 no award
2008 Joy Anhalt
2009 Richard A. Stewart
2010 Tony Siciliano
2011 Theodore Schwitzner
2012 Myung Gi Sung
2013 Lynette Fields
2014 Rosemary Groenwald
2015 Brooke Sievers
2016 Matt Teske
2017 Jennifer Fredericks