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2008 Academic Librarians in Public Service Award for Outstanding Service

Thursday, February 07, 2008
Sylvia Roberts

Established in 2002, the ALPS Award for Outstanding Service is presented to an academic public service librarian, or team of same, whose outstanding service has made a real difference to students, faculty, or colleagues.  

The awards committee welcomes all nominations for this award. Nominations will be accepted until February 29, 2008, and should be e-mailed to Todd Rowlatt at

Nomination form in PDF or Word format.

Nominees or their institutions are required to be BCLA members.

Please be sure to include the following:

  • name of nominator
  • name of nominee
  • project or reason for nomination
  • contact information for nominator in case we need to follow up
Criteria for nomination could include:
  • Demonstrated (through example and/or statistics) impact on students, colleagues or the library
  • Demonstrated collaboration with colleagues or other institutions
  • Worthy of inspiring similar efforts within the profession

The award, an etched glass plaque, will be presented in BCLA Conference Awards Reception, where conference attendees can enjoy wonderful food while honouring BCLA award winners for their significant achievements. 

The Awards reception will be held from 11.00pm on Friday, April 18, 2008 at the Best Western Hotel and Convention Centre in Richmond, BC. ALPS will also publicize the award winner in appropriate media and in a letter to the award winner's institution. 

For more information, contact one of the awards committee members:

by Sylvia Roberts 2768 days, 7 hours ago

So true! It's a chance to give yourself a gold star or seven! :0

by Lynn Copeland 2797 days, 15 hours ago

What possible useful purpose does rating pages have on a web page like this?