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ASEE Engineering Library Division Call For Award Nominations

:: Looks like it's an All Awards Tuesday in the engineering library world.

ASEE Engineering Libraries Division Awards Committee Call for Nominations

The ELD Awards Committee is seeking nominations for three annual awards. Nominations are an essential part of the awards process. The committee welcomes input from engineering librarians and other colleagues. The awards are listed below along with basic summaries and their respective requirements. A link to the ELD Awards web page is also included. Send all nominations via regular and/or e-mail to:

John C. Teleha
F.D. Bluford Library
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
teleha AT ncat.edu

Please take note of the change in the deadline. Prior to this year, the committee began their work after nominations were received at the end of March. The change to the middle of February reflects the need to have the committee finish its work before March 1st.

1. HOMER I. BERNHARDT DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD - Each year at the ASEE Annual Conference, the Engineering Libraries Division presents an award, consisting of a plaque that recognizes work that contributes to the advancement and development of excellence in engineering libraries. Membership in ASEE is not a requirement for this award.

Award nominations must include the name, title, and contact information of the nominee and nominator, nomination rationale statement, and curriculum vitae of the nominee. The rationale statement should not exceed 700 words and should clearly indicate why the candidate is being nominated for this award. Letters of support from individuals besides the person making the nomination may be included.

Deadline for Nomination: February 8, 2005

2. BEST PAPER AWARD - The purpose of this award is to honor the best new paper in engineering information published during the year 2004.

Criteria:

1. Single or multiple authors are eligible. Works authored by Awards Committee members are ineligible during the members' term of service.

2. Paper must have been published during the year prior to the year in which the award will be made.

3. Paper should represent a significant contribution to the field of engineering information. Papers should be scholarly, show evidence of thorough research, documentation, and critical evaluation. It should be clearly written and well organized.

Deadline for Nomination: February 8, 2005

3. BEST REFERENCE WORK AWARD - The purpose of this award is to honor the best new reference work in engineering information.

Criteria:

1. Single or multiple authors are eligible. Works authored by Awards Committee members are ineligible during the members' term of service.

2. Reference works must have been published/released during the year prior to the year in which the award will be made.

3. Reference works should represent a significant contribution to the field of engineering information.

4. Works in all media are eligible.

Deadline for Nomination: February 8, 2005

The ELD Awards web page has detailed information on each award as well as a listing of past recipients.

Thank you all for your input.

John C. Teleha
Reference Librarian
F.D. Bluford Library
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336)334-7159
(336)334-7783 fax
teleha AT ncat.edu

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