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Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award Information
Nominations must be received by Monday, February 22, 2017
Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award Recipients
(Jobs noted were positions held at time of the award)
2016 - Barry Trott, Special Projects Director, Williamsburg Regional Library
2012 - James Patrick Timony, Adaptive Technology Librarian, Adaptive Services Division, DC Public Library
2011 - Lea J. Uhre, Director, Executive Office of the President Library
2010 - Barbara L. Post, Manager of Information Services, Transportation Research Board
2009 - Lynn Scott Cochrane, Director, Denison University Library
2008 - Kimberly Ferguson, Head of Information Services, U.S. Senate Library
The Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award is an award open to Catholic University School of Library and Information Science/Department of Library and Information Science (SLIS/LIS) alumni, instituted in the memory of Raymond Von Dran, who served as the second Dean of SLIS (1983-87). Von Dran's final position was Dean of the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University and his obituary can be seen here: http://digital-scholarship.
The LIS Alumni Association will grant this award during its annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture in spring 2016.
We are seeking nominations of SLIS/LIS alumni who, through their contributions to the library and information science profession, have exhibited the qualities Von Dran was noted for throughout his career: innovation, collaboration, and leadership.
Nominations (including self-nominations) will be accepted until 11:59 PM, February 29, 2016, and the SLIS Alumni Board will make a selection of the final recipient with approval from the Dean. Please email your nomination by completing the nomination form. This form is set to send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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