IACRL People's Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing Winners Announced

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

June 8, 2022

The polls for the IACRL People's Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing have closed, and the votes are counted. Congratulations to Jung Mi Scoulas, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago, who received the highest number of votes, for the article "Student Voice in Administrative Decision-making: Inclusive Planning during the Pandemic" in Journal of Library Administration (co-written with Elena Carrillo & Linda Naru, University of Illinois Chicago). The second-place winner is Amelia Brunskill, University of Illinois Chicago, whose article "'Without that Detail, I'm not Coming': The Perspectives of Students with Disabilities on Accessibility Information Provided on Academic Library Websites" appears in College & Research Libraries. Gwen Gregory of Northern Illinois University, finished third, with the book chapter, "Retreating to Advance Together: Communicating through Internal and External Retreats," published in Edwards & Mackenzie's Telling the Technical Services Story.

Thank you to the other four entrants. They are Tina Griffin from University of Illinois Chicago ("Centering Graduate Students' Research Projects in Data Management Education: A Pilot Program, Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication);  Elizabeth (Betsy) Sterner from Governors State University ("Impact of Academic Libraries on Grade Point Average (GPA): A Review, Performance Measurement and Metrics); Lisa Wallis from Northeastern Illinois University ("The Impact of COVID-19 on the Use of Academic Library Resources, Information Technology and Libraries); Bradley J. Wiles from Northern Illinois University ("Re-thinking Information Ethics: Truth, Conspiracy Theories, and Librarians in the COVID-19 Era, Libri).

The three winners will present on their articles either at future meetings of the IACRL Journal Club or in a separate webinar. Please watch the IACRL listserv, website, and social-media pages for more details.

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