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Subject: Call for nominations--Esther J. Piercy Award

Call for nominations--Esther J. Piercy Award

From: Jeanne Drewes <jdrewes>
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 1998
The members of the (Esther J.) Piercy Award Jury are pleased to call
for nominations of potential candidates whom you believe meet the
criteria listed below.  The deadline for submitting a nomination
package is December 1, 1998.

The Piercy Award comprises a citation and $1,500 donated by Yankee
Book Peddler to recognize the contribution to those areas of
librarianship included in collections and technical services, that
is, collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, preservation,
and serials, by a librarian with not more than ten years of
professional experience who has shown outstanding promise for
continuing contributions and leadership. The criteria are:

    a.  leadership in professional associations at local, state,
        regional, or national level;

    b.  contribution to the development, application, or utilization
        of new or improved methods, techniques, and routines;

    c.  significant contribution to professional literature; and

    d.  conduct of studies or research in the technical services.

The deadline for nomination is December 1, 1998.  The winner will be
honored and will be presented the award by the ALCTS President at
the 1999 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.

Please submit nominations and applications including the candidate's
vita, documentation, supporting letters and up to three examples of
the candidate's publications to the Chair of the Award Jury.  The
complete package must be postmarked or sent via email no later than
December 1, 1998, to

    Sally C. Tseng
    Chair, Piercy Award Jury
    University Libraries
    University of California, Irvine
    PO Box 19557
    Irvine, CA 92623-9557
    Fax:  949-857-1988
    sctseng [at] uci__edu

This Award includes the area of Preservation within the guidelines
for nominations.

Jeanne Drewes
Head, Preservation Department
MSE Library
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Fax: 410-516-4355

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:26
                Distributed: Tuesday, September 15, 1998
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